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Happy Birth-Day

I recently read a friend’s observation, that many mummy friends are using their child’s birthday to reflect and revisit the moments leading up to their birth. Most weeks I see at least one Facebook tribute to the time, place, feelings … Continue reading

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Parenting Lesson # 612 {chilli}

Whilst it is a GOOD idea to teach your children the value of growing your own food and cooking fresh from the garden, it is a bad- I repeat- BAD idea to touch your eye after chopping chilli. Even a … Continue reading

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Parenting Lesson #319 – {opening birthday gifts}

It is a good idea to give your birthday child one present at a time to open, and save the best for last… or risk having your child obsess over his favourite toy and ignore all other guests and gifts. (PS … Continue reading

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Managing time, keeping it simple

SYL Week 14: Time Management & Planning OK so time management is not my forte (completing week 14 challenge in week 17!) Funnily, I am completing challenges in bursts, as I do most tasks 🙂 Anyway, I digress… I am … Continue reading

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Dealing with Change

Week 12 of the Simplify Your Life challenge; thoughts on Dealing with Change I can’t say I deal with change well. While I feel I am spontaneous, creative and adventurous in my mind, I am actually a creature of habit … Continue reading

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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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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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