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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 […]
October 7, 2017
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Online Shopping Is Bad For Our Bodies

Grocery shopping is good for us, apparently. The activity involved in pushing the trolley through the supermarket, lugging bags of food and household goods into the boot of the car and back out again helps to increase our muscle strength. Online shopping has made life easier, but experts are now […]
October 6, 2017
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What’s In A Name?

We emigrated almost five years ago to New Zealand and now that we have two children going to school over here, we are doing our best to immerse ourselves into an unfamiliar world. But what continues to fascinate me on a regular basis are the names that New Zealanders give […]
October 6, 2017
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Brow Goals? The Lightning Bolt Trend Is Here

We’ve had squiggly brows and braided brows, and now it seems there’s another brow trend in town. Zahia Wahbi, who posts at shinybeautiz on Instagram, created the look, which as the name suggests, consists of transforming your eyebrow into a lightning bolt shape. The makeup artist, whose usual look is […]
October 5, 2017
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Calling BS On…Toilet Training

I am so over poo. It is my third time now toilet training a toddler and I am over it. I have run out of steam. I realize steam is a bad choice of word to use talking about poo but I am done. For some reason my two girls, […]

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