I am so inspired by women who have faced many challenges in their time and still find the power and strength within them to conquer each day.
I sat down to interview Jess Fruend today. An inspiring, strong, dedicated, and determined mother of 3 beautiful kids. Jess is married to Nathan, works 3 days a week, and is studying to be a nurse.
Jess’s story inspires me. From afar, I have witnessed her courage, determination, and grit when she has been thrown challenges which most of us could never possibly understand. To wake up every day, work for her family, and now study to be a nurse to help even more people, I am just in awe. Not everyone would have been able to handle the challenges Jess has faced and from one mum to another, I am so proud of you Jess. You are strong, you are powerful and you are brilliant.
This is the story of Jess, her husband Nathan, and their 3 kids. One of whom just happened to be born with Down syndrome.
Jess and Nathan fell in love at quite a young age....
I have been a little absent from my socials over the last couple of weeks since stage 4 restrictions were put into place here in Metro Melbourne and Victoria, trying to conserve my energy for the next 6 weeks to come.
I have been doing my best to stay positive and trying to keep my cool in such an uneasy and uncertain time. I have found that any strength I have left in my tank has been needed here at home for my family and for my current clients as I also support them with their sleep issues and helping them reach some sleep goals.
Luckily for me, I can work from home and can continue to offer phone support whilst Covid gets under control. But unfortunately, having 3 school-aged children and 1 toddler, working from home and navigating us all through remote schooling is getting harder by the day. My mental health is struggling. I have had to let go of any hopes or dreams I had for this year on a personal and business front and just roll with it all one day at a time. I am...