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February 24, 2017
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My 10-Year-Old Is Scared Of Going To Sleep

The sleep problem with my eldest started when he was brought home from hospital. We put him in a cot next to our bed and all night he mooched and squeaked. He didn’t cry so much but, well, mooched. We fed him every three to four hours as normal but the mooching and squeaking continued. […]
February 24, 2017
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Can We Talk For A Second About Time?

Time pressures in general are huge and if you think about it, stressing about time and time management takes up a massive amount of headspace. Even before kids are on the scene, whether its wanting to have accomplished goals by a certain age be it professional or personal, there is […]
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 […]

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