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Festive Season 2020

Posted By SK Reid,
20/12/2020 13:00 PM
Covid, Christmastime and the end of 2020   Oh my goodness! I can’t quite believe that we are hurtling towards the end of this tumultuous year – and I can’t quite believe it has taken me so long t...

The Pain of Never

Posted By SK Reid & Jessica Hepburn,
11/12/2020 21:00 PM
From Sex on Schedule to Start a Family to Heartbreak "I was 34 and running a London theatre when I decided to start a family. I thought that making the decision to fit a baby into my busy life was...

Yesvember - A Home For Every Child

Posted By SK Reid,
13/11/2020 19:10 PM
A Home For Every Child   November is National Adoption Awareness Month    November has been renamed as Yesvember in a bold campaign by Adopt Change - as part of their A Home for Every...

Remembrance Day 2020

Posted By SK Reid ,
11/11/2020 21:00 PM
On Remembrance Day 2020     "They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We...

October Blues

Posted By SK Reid & Crystal Webster,
12/10/2020 21:10 PM
  October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month   Did you know   1 in 4 pregnancies end in miscarriage every year, and an estimated 3000 babies die in Australia every year to...

World Childless Week 2020

Posted By Stephanie Phillips & SK Reid,
13/09/2020 19:00 PM
      Now in its fourth year, the World Childless Week gives voice to the millions of men and women globally who find themselves to be childless not by...

Finding Gratitude

Posted By SK Reid,
29/08/2020 19:00 PM
It Happens in the Blink of an Eye   "And there it is. Whack! Boom! It feels like a punch to the face. A kick to the stomach. Like I have had the wind knocked out of me and am doubled over,...

Grief is my Teacher

Posted By SK Reid ,
15/07/2020 21:00 PM
Its been awhile since I’ve posted about grief.    For anyone who may not be aware, I have published 2 books exploring grief, loss, love and challenging life experiences. I have written a thi...

Warriors In Our Midst - Rhonda Britten

Posted By SK Reid & Rhonda Britten,
24/05/2020 12:00 PM
“We can use our stories to either keep us down or lift us up.” Rhonda Britten –Emmy Award-winner, Repeat Oprah guest, and Master Coach –has changed lives in over 600 episodes of reality television,...

Warriors In Our Midst - Chiemi Rajamahendran

Posted By SK Reid & Chiemi Rajamahendran,
10/05/2020 22:00 PM
Mother's Day 2020 On Mother's Day 2020, it is pertinent to reflect on the fact that for many women, Mother's Day is really difficult either because they mourn the loss of their mother, or they mourn...

Warriors in our Midst- Charlene Walters

Posted By SK Reid & Charlene Walters,
03/05/2020 21:00 PM
Warriors in Our Midst: Charlene Walters, PhD. Warriors In Our Midst looks to the extraordinary in the everyday: extraordinary human beings, yet everyday people who have confronted some of life’s...

Warriors in Our Midst: In Willie's Words

Posted By SK Reid & Willie Minor,
25/04/2020 15:00 PM
Anzac Day 2020 April 25th, 2020 is Anzac Day in Australia and New Zealand, a national day of remembrance that commemorates "who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations" and...

Gaia's Wrath

Posted By SK Reid,
21/03/2020 18:00 PM
Since we last met  I'm a little shocked at how much our little planet has changed since I last posted. As our world continues to change at an alarming rate - even in the last couple of days - I...

Farewell Poppy

Posted By SK Reid,
13/03/2020 17:00 PM
🖤Farewelled a beloved family member yesterday. 🖤   Goodbyes are always difficult. And even more so when you have to fly across the country to pay your last respects. It was such...

Own Your Other

Posted By SK Reid,
24/02/2020 18:00 PM
Belated Happy 2020 everyone! Its been way too long since I've posted! The end of last year was pretty tough, with the devastating bushfires that have ravaged Australia, as well as the death of a dear...

2019 Reflections on the End of the Decade

Posted By SK Reid,
31/12/2019 18:00 PM
  Its been awhile since I've posted-lots of dramas and life challenges, plus my priority has been finishing my book which I am happy to say I finally have! Am currently on the hunt for...

Remembrance Day 2019

Posted By SK Reid ,
11/11/2019 16:00 PM
"They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them."     I...

The October Series - Show Me How To Live

Posted By SK Reid ,
27/10/2019 10:00 AM
I hate October. Every year. It never gets easier. This post is one from a few years ago and I'm re-posting in honour of my Dad, my cousin, our babies and my breast cancer Warrior...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted By SK Reid with Reena Devi,
26/10/2019 21:00 PM
A Moment of Truth The doctor ushers us into the room. The moment of truth has arrived. We are greeted with the surgeon’s brisk, no-non- sense manner. I involuntarily hold my breath for a moment. Here...

Something Happened on the Way to My Dreams

Posted By SK Reid ,
23/10/2019 20:00 PM
 *Profanity Warning* Please be aware that my potty-mouth is pretty rampant in this post – please do not read any further if swearing offends.   That famous quote by John Lennon, ‘Life...