8 year old Arian has one tough Mama!

I was thinking about Arians story and musing how it has always been tough to be a Mum. We have certain advantages these days – loads of distractions and activities that weren’t heard of back when I was a kid but, one other thing that I think has changed for Mums these...

Tips for talking to the terminally ill

I know a lot of people feel quite awkward when they are with someone who is terminally ill. I spent some time each week a few years ago, helping to massage a woman who was in the awful throes of motor neuron disease. Her fingers, hands, arms, and feet etc would get...