Lovely write up about Nicole and Modern Family Cards published on for Mother’s Day.

May 7, 2015 — Sarah Wayland

Pink cashmere jumper? No way!

Last night I sat on the lounge room floor in my pyjamas, It was my birthday so we had a floor picnic for dinner. My 9-year-old daughter was sharing a funny story that she had heard in the playground about the birds and the bees leaving my two step-daughters and my husband crying with laughter. Our youngest boy was sitting in between us all playing minecraft with his headphones on, oblivious to it all. It was one of those moments, you know? Where you catch yourself, you stop and looking around at the faces and remind yourself that life is amazing. That the relationship you build with children you didn’t birth can be transformative.

Last year when I wrote this piece that was published in The Age Nicole Lenord got in touch with me. She is the creative genius behind Modern Family Cards. Her cards mirror the situations our family often finds ourselves in. The conundrum of how to say thank you when Hallmark fails to fill the gap. So in honour of Mothers Day here is a piece about Nicole and why words can cause you to well up…

Read the full article and interview: