This is Me: Infertility

This is Me: Infertility

My name is Samantha Pearse, and I am a wife, a mom, and a boss! There have been many challenges that I have faced, from debilitating lack of Self-confidence, to infertility challenges. They said I’d never have kids   My lowest moment was when I was trying to fall...
This is Me

This is Me

We were at an event this weekend where a gathering of parents had gotten together. As always there were the divisions of phases, some by gender some by life stages. In one area gathered the men, telling macho stories and analyzing rugby matches. In the lounge, found...
Sticks and Stones

Sticks and Stones

Sticks and stones For all of us, when we were kids our parents told us to be nice. There were consequences for our actions and we needed to be responsible for the words we said. Sticks and stones they told us, sticks and stones. And we continued the tradition of...
It’s Just a Spoon

It’s Just a Spoon

“It’s just a spoon” she said. Growing up we were the family that spent weekends away in different caravan parks, with our closest family friends. We spent evenings sharing meals at each other’s tents and quite often our cup was in their sink and their fork was in...
The hand under the bed

The hand under the bed

When I was a kid, one of my worst fears was that when I got too close to the underneath of my bed, a hand would come out and grab my feet and pull me under. It was not as bad as the idea of crocodiles chewing off my feet if they hung off the edge of the bed, but it...
Do you wanna build a snowman?

Do you wanna build a snowman?

Stop for a second, and look around you. What do you see? Do you hear the buzzing of the overhead light? Your phone is beeping, somebody needs you. Your inbox is filling up, people want answers. You have a meeting soon, reports to be done and you still haven’t had a...