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July 12, 2017
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How To Be The Ultimate Lazy Parent

How many of us moms out there are familiar with the lazy parenting approach? My husband has implemented this strategy from day one and it has been 100% effective for him. I am equally fascinated and appalled at the fact that this has worked in his favour. From day one […]
July 10, 2017
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How To Survive…Crafting

When you skim through Pinterest, it is literally Make and Do on a colossal scale. Every junction contains a beautiful picture of some sculpture that a beautiful Stepford wife has whipped up with some toilet roll and modge podge…… Whatever the hell that is??? It was one of the things […]
July 8, 2017
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Do You Know What Your Kids Are Up To?

I was attending a dinner recently when the subject of social media cropped up and ignited interest on who deemed what socially permissible for their children. Some declared that it is not appropriate for children as young as twelve to own phones; one Mum said fifteen was the acceptable age, […]
July 7, 2017
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We Never Had That In My Day

One surprising thing about motherhood, yes I realise there are tonnes of others, but one I never ceased to be amazed by, is the absolute random conversations you strike up with complete strangers who are drawn to you by your baby. You see, as it turns out my baby boy […]
July 6, 2017
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Is A Soy Sauce Addiction Killing My Kids?

So here is the dilemma. One day a long, long time ago, as my kids sat down to yet another dull meal of spaghetti, meat and vegetables, they moaned about how tasteless the spaghetti was. At this point, we had been living in New Zealand for a couple of years […]
July 5, 2017
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Living With…A Blended Family

So if you are in a relationship with someone who has a child or you have a child from a previous relationship, or in my case…both, you will most likely relate to this. If you don’t, then you might just find it interesting anyway. I have a son from a previous […]

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