Donna Ashworth

Why I’m disappointed that Prince Charles will walk Meghan down the aisle….

Quite frankly I’m a bit put out. The thought of Meghan’s Mom, supporting her daughter down the splendiferous, historical, royal aisle, amidst all that pomp and ceremony, made me feel quite proud to be a tiny part of this Kingdom we call Britain. A ‘normal’ girl, from a ‘normal’ background can marry a Prince, against …

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In Case No One Has Told You Lately…

In case no one’s told you lately… You’re not a burden.  It’s okay to be struggling.  It’s okay to tell people you’re struggling.  Please tell people you’re struggling.  Don’t suffer in silence. Tell someone. Get help.  It’s okay to need help.  Please get yourself help.  You’re not the exception to recovery.  The world is more …

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WHEN SELFISH ISN’T SELFISH AT ALL

SOMETIMES, BEING SELFISH, IS THE LEAST SELFISH THING YOU CAN DO Because sometimes, being selfish, actually isn’t selfish at all. Sometimes, being selfish, is actually self-preservation in disguise. And that’s okay. In fact, that’s actually pretty commendable behaviour. Because self-preservation is a very useful life-skill. You see, we live in a time, where we understand …

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TO MY HUSBAND, OUR LIFE WON’T ALWAYS BE THIS FAST

To My Husband, Our life won’t always be this fast… Our life won’t always feel like some sort of twisted perpetual juggling game, with another ball being thrown in the mix every day, every hour, every minute even. It won’t always feel like all we ever do is make logistical arrangements, discuss pick-ups, drop-offs, snacks …

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WORK LIKE YOU DON’T NEED THE MONEY, LOVE LIKE YOU’VE NEVER BEEN HURT

We convince ourselves that life will be better after we get married, have a baby, then another. Then we are frustrated that the kids aren’t old enough, and we’ll be more content when they are. After that, we’re frustrated that we have teenagers to deal with. We will certainly be happy when they are out …

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DID YOU KNOW – YOU CAN NOW TEXT EMERGENCY SERVICES?

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: This system was initially designed for people with hearing loss but is now becoming widespread for obvious general safety reasons (imagine a situation where speaking would give away your hiding place, this could be absolutely vital.) Check out the availability in your area (you may need to register, well worth …

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