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October 10, 2017
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Are Nose Hair Extensions A Fad Too Far?

Beauty trends come and go; we’ve had squiggly eyebrows, coloured brows, and lightning bolt brows. Then there were furry nails and the mermaid look, where beauty fanatics posted selfies of their faces painted in colourful fish scales. Remember the 100 Layers challenge where vloggers piled on multiple coats of foundation, […]
October 9, 2017
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As A Mother Will I Ever ‘Fit’ In The Workplace?

I was dreading telling my work that I was pregnant on both occasions. The reason? The fear of their reaction, and where would it leave me? Would I be able to continue my role? Will I still be respected and viewed as the same as I was now? No matter […]
October 9, 2017
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How To Survive…Play Dates

Play dates are great! I love them! You can’t beat the sound of springs going ‘ping’ as you realise the boys are having jumping competitions upstairs on your bed with their shoes on, or the crumbled biscuits mashed into your couch as a dirty scooter gets wheeled around the living […]
October 8, 2017
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Today I Screamed Into A Pillow

I hate feeling like this. I hate feeling like I am a shit mother. I hate that my 10 month old can reduce me to tears. I hate that something as mundane as him hurling a yogurt into the air and refusing to eat his lunch, flips a switch in […]
October 8, 2017
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Why I Want My Children In A Co-Ed School

I have two boys and a girl. A lovely mix if I do say so myself. I am always trying to find ways in my parenting to cut down on the work load.  Some would argue that I am lazy. I would argue efficient. This was taken into consideration when […]
October 8, 2017
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What Not To Say To A SAHM

I am a stay at home mom, and I have been one for the past eight years. In my life BC (before children), I worked as a journalist for many years. Writing has always been a part of my life and that didn’t change when I had a family. But […]

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