Monthly Archives: March 2012

Parenting Lesson #151 {Towels}

Never EVER throw out a bath towel, beach towel, face washer, tea towel- no matter how old or tattered- because there WILL come a time when the linen cupboard is bare… Who knew one teeny tiny bad tummy germ could cause … Continue reading

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Kindness and Gratitude

I love this week’s challenge! So far Deb at Home Life Simplified has given me lots of challenges to clear my ‘inner clutter’. Week 11 is all about Kindness & Gratitude. THE most important lesson my father left me when he passed, … Continue reading

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Facing Fears

Week 10 of Deb’s 52 Simplify Your Life challenge is about facing your FEARS. Aside from the usual spider, snake, emergency room fears, I think deep within I am afraid of not being liked and not being good enough. The … Continue reading

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Letting Go, Staying True

I have really enjoyed the personal learning and discovery that has been my 52 week Simplify Your Life journey so far. Week 9’s challenge is to Go Easier on Yourself. Let go of something that is not currently serving you. … Continue reading

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Parenting Lesson #298 {Seven}

Turning 7 is a magical time in a boy’s life; suddenly he becomes the knower of all things, partakes in frequent acts of random cheekiness and develops a great admiration for fart jokes and all things gross.  Magic. Feel free to share … Continue reading

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Happiness Defined

This weekend, I had an incredible night away with my husband. Pure Bliss. We celebrated our 10 year wedding anniversary in style- stayed at a luxurious hotel in Melbourne, had a relaxing peaceful dinner, saw a great movie at Gold … Continue reading

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Parenting Lesson #547 {underwear}

Parenting Lesson #547 If you do not lay out your prep child’s underwear on her bed, she WILL go to school ‘commando’ and you will not find out until 5pm that night when she lifts her dress and announces “I forgot to wear knickers today… … Continue reading

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