Trailblazer: Noelle Wardell

Wallis Evera Hemp Eco Fashion - Claire Dress in Black Silky

Mum

For the last 12 years I have been a stay at home mum, the better part of my adult life.  I had no interest in University or a fancy job, just a cozy little chaotic household full of mistakes, lessons and a whole lot of love.

I met my husband in Australia when I was 25.  Within a year, we went from being plutonic, inseparable buddies, to realizing that a goodbye was impossible, to the most incredible surprise, our first child.  We were young and unprepared but so, so excited! Now, with a family of 5 and our youngest about to begin kindergarten, I am about to walk a brand new path.

Most meaningful achievement: I feel that the next stage in my life will bring me happiness and satisfaction in a completely different way than I have ever known. Being a mum has taught me my strengths and weaknesses and given me the confidence to pursue what I know I am capable of.  Gaining this wisdom is my most meaningful achievement.

Lessons learned: I owe a great deal of credit to my husband and my children for being incredible teachers.  My most significant lesson has been the recognition that I am completely equipped to embrace whatever is thrown my way.  Fearlessly.

Best advice: A special friend of mine once told me a story about yoga teacher in India.  With surprise, she came across him smoking a cigarette.  He simply told her that he enjoyed it, and that is why he did it.   He said, “If you do anything, do it because it feels good.”  And actually, if you take this advice, you will have no regret.

I always think with my heart.

The future is: is not here yet!  There are days when getting through grinding the coffee is a challenge.  One day at a time for me.

Wallis Evera Hemp Eco Fashion - Claire Dress in Black Silky

Photo by Vairdy Photography; Jewelry by Stephanie Ann Studios





1 Response

kit Lee
kit Lee

July 23, 2015

This is just one of the most beautiful and honest pieces of writing I have ever read and left me with tears in my eyes.

To see so clearly what is really important in life is a great gift and all your family are extremely lucky to have you in their lives.

The past is such a learning curve, the present is always a wonderful gift and the future will be the adventure yet to come.

You are already the best …… xxxx Kit

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