How to win at remote grandparenting

by I live in the Queensland but my grandchildren live in Victoria—1657.1 kilometres (17 hour 44 minutes drive) away. For a long time I lived with a constant pull on my heart strings including restless nights and the weight of guilt; I […]

Tips for a new or struggling grandparent

by How did you feel when you first became a grandparent? If it hasn’t happened, how do you think you will feel? Joyous, elated, reborn, protective, in love with new love? For me all my maternal, protective instincts returned. With this came […]

What I found in my fridge

by This week I began with good intent, to write about my concerns on our overly-keen government’s focus on our so called ‘nest egg’ superannuation, and I will. However I had been interstate visiting family and friends all weekend, arrived back home […]

Memoir writing: what will you really remember?

by How do you feel about no-one really knowing about you? Your descendents… future generations with unanswered questions dreaming how it must have been for you, guessing and never really knowing. Seriously, will we really remember all those amazing persona, unique experiences […]

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