It’s all about Mothers in May

Did you know the tradition of giving gifts on the second Sunday in May began here in Australia in 1924? Mrs Janet Heyden began visiting patients at the Newington Home for Women in Sydney and was struck by the number of lonely women at the home. Mrs Heyden was so moved by these women she […]

Mother’s Day Downunder

With buckets of chrysanthemums of all colours and sizes outside every deli, supermarket and florist, Mother’s Day can’t be too far away. Well, for those of us in Australia and the United States anyway. Did you know? I know Mother’s Day is celebrated on different days in different parts of the world but when researching the origins of […]