I couldn’t stop reading.

A Lesson in Patience is an emotional and personal book that details a first time parents’ struggles to understand and seek help with their sons developmental delays.There is no facade here, no pretense, no cover-up and no self pity. Loretta tells her story about George and their journey with sincerity and honesty.
With the foreword written by her husband, this really is a parenting partnership and giving us not only a view into how Loretta handled the challenges, but also reveals how her husband handles the situation.Loretta has found that the rewards that come with celebrating George’s rich character and not focusing on what is perceived as his delays, have given her joy, passion and above all a deeper sense of what it takes to be a parent.
I appreciate her raw honesty and humor. Thank you Loretta for opening up and writing such a personal story about your life.

Rebecca from Melbourne

Definitely worth the read.

order Lyrica online canada Its a beautiful book that I can relate to, being a mum in a similar position. Its nice to finally read a book from the perspective of the mom. Its lets all us moms know that we can support each other. I’m really glad I stumbled upon this book. Thank you.

Ravyn from Melbourne

Beautiful story.

Couldn’t put it down. An interesting story from the perspective of a young mother.

Coll from Melbourne

A candid, frank and deeply moving and inspiring memoir.

Our life is often shaped by challenges that occur beyond our control. The way we respond to these challenges can determine whether we have a good or bad outcome. Loretta Wellard’s book A Lesson in Patience demonstrates that self-enrichment and self-empowerment can follow when we have the resilience, determination and skills to seek solutions and focus on the positives.
Loretta also shows that story-writing is an effective way to navigate and find our our way through the storms in life. Whether writing our story for our own self, or writing to share with others, the process can promote self-healing and help us feel that our life experience counts. The catalyst for writing a story can come from unexpected sources. For Loretta, a reading with a psychic sparked her urge to write. She took to the task with gusto and in doing so, has produced a candid, frank and deeply moving and inspiring memoir about her little boy, George. Enjoy.

June Alexander

I couldn’t put it down!

Thank you so much for sharing your families journey, you did it with strength, humour and integrity.


What an inspirational account from a strong, courageous, devoted (and funny!!) woman.

George is sure to succeed and enjoy a happy and rewarding life with such loving and dedicated parents. This book is hard to put down and is beautiful to read. It triggered so many emotions for me and I related closely to a lot of Loretta’s feelings (unconditional love for a child, frustration with services and determination to get things done. Oh and yes, why isn’t there a fence around all playgrounds?) I loved reading Loretta’s story about her gorgeous little boy, especially being a new mum myself (also to a George!) and wish the family all the joy they have worked for and deserve. I want to be a mum like you!