Updated: Oct 20, 2022
In August 1977, I gave up my job to become a fulltime mother. It is a decision I have never regretted. In my opinion there is no substitute for one’s mother. Parenting is a very special job. There are no set-down rules to be followed, only the example and values our own parents taught to us.
Shaping the parents of the next generation is an enormous responsibility. Being a parent is also a position of great power. I chose to use mine to attempt to nurture a belief in themselves, a hope for their future and a caring attitude.
I wrote these poems for my four children. It is a great honour to be their mother and have the care of them.
Twelve days late what shall I do?
Its approaching October twenty two,
A special delivery not the usual way,
Brought a bundle of joy to me that day.
A bonny Baby girl a