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February 23, 2017
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Get Off Your Damn Phone

A crèche in Texas put a simple note on the window of their childcare facility asking parents to basically ‘Get off their phone’ and greet their children accordingly. This note went viral very quickly and it had such a profound affect that even ABC news in the US covered a […]
February 23, 2017
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Here’s What Happened When I Went Back To Work

Last week I started a new job. I’ve been at home with my little monkey for over a year now and I have loved having this time together. I won’t lie, there have been tough days…okay many tough days. She headed into the ‘Terrible Twos’ much earlier than I expected […]
February 22, 2017
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There Is No Us And Them – And Here’s Why

This video is an advert for a local TV station in Denmark. But could you imagine if this was a social experiment? I have to say it would really hit home with a lot of people and make them think differently. It was very sad to watch because we all know we are guilty […]
February 22, 2017
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Beautiful Shite!

Parenting is a non-stop merry-go-round of delights designed to push us to our limits, both mentally and physically! Feel free to pinch that quote and paste it across a beautiful backdrop of clouds or a rain forest, perhaps make it your screensaver? We can even pretend it’s true! (#blessed) In […]
February 21, 2017
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This Girl’s Life

One minute you are young, relatively wrinkle free and sailing through life on a breeze of blissful irresponsibility. Then you decide to become a parent. How hard can it be you chuckle as the two lines appear on the supermarket pregnancy test (carelessly thrown in with a bottle of wine, […]
February 21, 2017
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Calling Bullshit On…Special Children Are Only Sent To Special Parents

People mean well when they reassure you that ‘special children are only sent to special parents’. Or worse, ‘God won’t give you more than you can handle’. (If this is true, God is making a lot of misjudgements of late!) As a ‘special’ parent of a ‘special’ child, I’ve tried […]

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