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Fit & Fabulous: Mother’s Day Classic 2017 – The fight against Breast Cancer

The Mother’s Day Classic walk or run for breast cancer research was established in 1998 and the total funds raised for research by the National Breast Cancer Foundation since 1998 is $30.4 million .  What started as a small walk in the park is now a national event.  You can walk or run 5km or 8km courses. It was founded… Read more »

My Mother’s Day Morning Tradition

My Mother's Day Morning Tradition

  Mother’s Day is the one day when most Mums will hopefully be able to sleep in and perhaps be  spoilt and appreciated by her children with breakfast in bed. As my children are adults and my daughter is also a Mum, breakfast in bed hasn’t really happened for me in a long time.  Although, I do remember when they… Read more »

The best thing about being a grandmother – 6 grandmothers share their thoughts.

  In my previous post The Best thing about being a grandmother, I shared my thoughts on the subject and how much joy and love I have found experiencing life through my grandson’s eyes. As Mother’s Day is in May, I asked several grandmothers what the best thing about being a grandmother is.  I just loved doing this post and… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: The best thing about being a grandmother

Best thing about being a grandmother

  This month I’m writing about Making May Your Month of Happiness  and what could bring more happiness to our lives than our grandchildren? The best thing about being a grandmother apart from just having grandchildren is the joy they bring to our lives. Although it is difficult to select one ‘best thing’ isn’t it? This is the first of… Read more »

What is the Best Mother’s Day Gift You Can Give?

Mother's Day

    For the last few months I have been to be writing articles for ‘The Seeing Me Project’ a great initiative set up by Millers Fashion.  Millers is a leading Australian fashion retailer and the aim of ‘The Seeing Me Project’ is to encourage and provide a voice for women 40+. The Woman of Midlife has much to offer… Read more »

All I want for Mother’s Day is……

All I want for Mother's Day

  Another Mother’s Day and the age old question of ‘what do we buy for Mum?’ Retailers, are bombarding us with catalogues of gift ideas and children (& Dads) are trying to work out what to buy.  It is another stressful time filled with commercialism, another chore to be done, when it should just be about spending time with your Mum… Read more »

Mother’s Day – A Letter to my Mum

  With this year’s Mother’s Day approaching, I thought I would write a letter to my Mum and dedicate this post to her.  So much has happened in the last 29 years since I saw her. Some things she would be happy about and other things in my life she would probably be disappointed about.  However the one thing that… Read more »