I'm time-pressed and always counting the pennies as a single-mum writer, so going out has to be worth the lipstick. It's the year of discovering tantalizing Melbourne and, sometimes, a tease of Adelaide's treasures. Join me.
Be an angel with hope, help and healing
I encourage you grab a glass of bubbly to toast the angelic work of the Angel Gown Program in Australia, then perhaps consider the devastation of losing a baby who was never brought home from hospital. It leaves most of us squirming, wondering, what could we do...
The hundreds of volunteers who artistically craft the funeral gowns for families, and the thousands of brides who donate their wedding dresses for this purpose, are the people you are celebrating. If you cannot sew for them, or pledge your wedding dress to them, perhaps you can drink to them at their critically important first anniversary fundraiser. Every baby is celebrated by their family.