Month: June 2019

Time Passes 1

Time Passes

It is hard to explain to anyone else who isn’t living this journey how much time and energy is spent every single day, trying to …

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Sneaky Emails 2

Sneaky Emails

Haha, sometimes sitting back and watching how things play out is entertaining as well as frustrating. As I talked about in an earlier post we …

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Missing Child 3

Missing Child

OMG, the madam did not return home from school today. Thankfully as I write this things have calmed down and the heart in your throat …

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Treatment and Crisis Plan 4

Treatment and Crisis Plan

What the heck is a Treatment Plan? A what …..what? A Crisis Plan????? We were completely struck dumb when we were asked by our Health …

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Mum, I want to be normal 5

Mum, I want to be normal

How does one help a child be normal? How do you make a child feel like they are not alone? That there are others out …

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Facebook Support Groups 6

Facebook Support Groups

This journey has many different ups and downs. There is sheer frustration, anger at the unfairness of everything Miss 13 is going through, hate, sadness, …

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Time for Transparency 7

Time for Transparency

The one thing that we have learnt having brought Diane on from Supporting families is that Lilly-Anne’s case lack transparency. Both Stephan and I act …

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Supporting Families 8

Supporting Families

Finally, we have found someone who is actually here for us, as parents of a child with a mental illness. I feel such relief, feel …

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Wow, Library Books!! 9

Wow, Library Books!!

This afternoon I was confronted with a Miss 13 that was looking pissy with me, but I could tell by her body language that this …

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If you're not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others.


"Your self-worth is determined by you. You don't have to depend on someone telling you who you are."

S.D. Buffington

Trust yourself. There is no one else on earth that is better suited to determining your ideal and making it happen than you.    

James Allen

You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.  

Oprah Winfrey

Turn your wounds into wisdom.

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