THE FIVE STAGES OF GRIEF Denial Anger Bargaining Depression Acceptance ‪When you enter the world of Motherhood there are so many things people don’t tell you that you simply need to learn. You’re also never told that if things don’t go as planned, you might experience Grief.  ‬After Olivia was born, I drifted through the… View Post

I wholeheartedly love my children, Olivia and Sofiya are my entire world. It goes without saying I wish things could be slightly different, I wish they could have a “normal” sibling relationship. It’s so easy to compare my girls and our lives with others, looking at the outward appearance, behaviours and the developmental skills (or… View Post

A quarter century + one, I crossed the half way mark to 50! how has this happened? Well of course I know how, I just mean I remember being in primary school playing hopscotch. Sitting outside my nans house with one of those bright colourful radios, eating chips & bacon pieces in a cone. Innocent… View Post

I’ve been blogging about Mental health for seven months which wasn’t my original plan when I created my blog. That doesn’t mean I’ve forgotten why I started my blog in the first place as raising awareness for Periventricular leukomalacia will always be my ultimate goal. You can read my 10 things to know about PVL.… View Post

Have you Ever woken up on the wrong side of the bed and just felt, meh!?! Ever had an argument with someone that has put you in the worst mood EVER? I actually wake up feeling like this quite regularly, An important decision needs to be made! I can either roll over & forget the… View Post

Over the years I have tried many different ways to learn how to love ME, flaws & all. For the most part growing up, I always believed I needed to be thin to be happy, to be attractive & to be successful. I’ve abused diet pills, I survived off 1 banana & 1 bowl of… View Post

 Recently several people I really care about are no longer apart of my life. It’s not easy; relationship breakdowns especially family related can be among the most painful experiences in life. Loss of any kind is tough, but loss like this can sting like none other. I wrote a previous post touching on the subject… View Post

Hi, I’m Nicole. Today I turn 26 years old. Happy Birthday to me! The most important people in my life know me as Mama. I’ve been called Superhero, brave and plenty other kind words but in reality, I’m just a girl who was thrown a curve ball in life who made a decision to help… View Post

My Daughter is turning 5 this year. Every day I look at her and I’m completely amazed by how far she has come. Our Mother/daughter relationship is unconventional yet she teaches me as much as I am teaching her. Say what you want and do not be afraid to say no Olivia may be non-verbal… View Post

Dear somebody, There’s a quote I come across recently “People will forget about what you said, they will forget about what you did but they will never forget how you made them feel”. That day all I thought about was walking into busy traffic. You hurt me more than I ever thought was capable. The… View Post