About Piper George

Wife, mother, puppy chaser extraordinaire. Freelance copy-writer and blogger! Life is full of opportunities - it's having the time to grab them that's hard.

Double Digits and Awesome

Lara Crofts - reindeer rider.

So Sackgirl is hitting double digits this week – the big 1 0. It is a big milestone for her – well, every birthday is a big deal at this age, of course. But it’s a big achievement for me …

Beast – we name you depression.

stick woman carrying a cloudy figuative depression beast on back

There is a beast that brings pain and fear into our lives. It slinks into the corners of our relationship, and lurks in the recesses of our minds. We sense it’s fearsome gaze, unblinking in it’s intensity, hot breath raising …

Festive Frenzy

December is just about the busiest time of year for mums. Worse than the start of the school year for rush shopping. Worse than birthdays for party planning. Roll all that into one, and then times by 5. That’s the …

Who knows?

It seems that everyone is talking about depression these days. Ten or so years ago, saying “I’m depressed” just meant you were having a low day, feeling a bit crappy. Having actual depression was a hush-hush mental illness no one …