Vale Stella Young and your no-bullshit inspiration

ā€œIā€™m not your inspiration, thank you very much.ā€ ā€“ Stella Young, TEDx Sydney, 2012 Actually Stella, you have inspired me. I know you would hate to read that. You gave me a kick up the butt and made me stop feeling sorry for myself. Not because you are disabled and have achieved incredible things. But […]

Daily Life: Having Another Child After Postnatal Depression

My memories of early motherhood are not nice. I had post natal depression and anxiety and that first year was the worst thing I have ever been through. None of these things is my son’s fault. I was suffering from mental illness. I refused all outside help, not wanting to appear weak, and as a […]