I hope you know how thankful I am

roll of honourThis year marks the 100th anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli. Where so many young lives were lost. When parents lost children, children lost parents, and lives were changed forever.

We are a military family. My husband, his brothers, my brother, my sister-in-law, my grandparents, and many friends have all served. We have tried to teach our kids the importance of what Daddy does. What our family and friends do. What the thousands of other families out there experience. Continue reading

Loving my blog? Vote for it in Kidspot’s Voices of 2015

If you’re enjoying what you’re reading on my blog, please consider voting for Life, kids and a glass of red in Kidspot’s Voices of 2015. It is all about helping to discover Australian online creatives – including blogs, Facebook pages and Instagram accounts. Not only does it help spread the word of some great Australian creatives, the winner can also score some paid work out of it! Getting paid to write? Now that would be fabulous.

All details of the search can be found at http://voices.kidspot.com.au/nominate/. If you’re one of my lovely Australian followers, go ahead and make sure you vote for your own blog too! Share the blog love!

Nominations close 27 April 2015.