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Strong Women Series
Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one. Jane Howard    Denise watched the young mums in their ath-leisure wear. They had takeaway coffee cups in one hand and mobile phones in […]

My Tribe


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“You can talk with someone for years, everyday, and still, it won’t mean as much as what you can have when you sit in front of someone, not saying a word, yet you feel that person with your heart, you feel like you have known the person for forever…. connections […]

Stands the test of time.



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You will be the ‘golden ticket’ of my personal discovery. Is NOT something pubescent daughters says about their mothers, ever! “Mum, you are the glittering example of who I want to be” … Was not the inner teen dialogue I was mediating on as I hoisted myself over the wall […]

Swings and Staying


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Here’s to strong women May we know them May we be them May we raise them. We value strength because strength is something we all need from time to time. It’s a gift from God, something we rely on and something we can share with the small humans we raise. […]

Strong Women: May We Raise Them



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“You were my strength when I was weak You were my voice when I couldn’t speak You were my eyes when I couldn’t see You saw the best there was in me Lifted me up when I couldn’t reach You gave me faith ’cause you believed I’m everything I am […]

Celine Dion Kinda Love


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“Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.”  Louisa May Alcott I sat thinking of how I would write an essay on women, and […]

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