Author(s): Leigh Van Der;Van Der Horst, Leigh; Horst
When Leigh Van Der Horst lost her beloved mother to cancer in 2008, she faced her biggest battle yet. How would she cope without the wisdom and support of her role model? In Without My Mum, Leigh reveals how she overcame her devastating grief, and in the process rediscovered herself and her inner strength. As well as exploring her own experience, Van Der Horst brings together stories from many inspiring women around the world, including contributions from Jools Oliver, Lisa Wilkinson, Megan Gale, Amanda de Cadenet and Natalie Bassingthwaighte. At times heartbreaking but ultimately uplifting, Without My Mum offers advice, comfort and hope for anyone dealing with the loss of their mother.
Leigh Van Der Horst is the wife of a wonderful man and mother to four boys. They live at Victoria's beautiful Mornington Peninsula. Leigh discovered a passion for writing when her beloved mother passed away from cancer, and she can often be found writing for her website Leigh V Loves.