Please Take My Son

(c) Julie Boyd ‘Will you please take my son?’ She stood on the front doorstep of my newly acquired, tiny, ramshackle home, a stunningly beautiful woman. Her long dark curls rioting around a face that would have painters swooning. Gold hoop earrings swung like halos that had slipped, ever so slightly. A brightly patterned skirt […]

WHO’S WATCHING OVER OUR KIDS?

© Julie Boyd How do we raise our kids to be healthy, contented, able to contribute to their communities and take their place in building healthy societies? My first year as a single Mum was pretty scary. My kids were babies, and I clearly remember thinking ‘what am I going to do when they become […]