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Lessons in parenting: don’t be smug

Never say never and never be smug! If I have learnt one thing as a parent, it is this! Never say never! Never be smug! Before I became I, parent and did not know this…

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Mom Rage is a Real Thing

Mom Rage is a Real Thing

This post has been in my head for a while, but it is a very emotive topic, for me and I have been in two minds as to whether I should share it. Then my…

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The Truth Taming Toddler Tantrums

The Truth Taming Toddler Tantrums

If you have been hanging around here for a while you will know that my girls made tantrums their national past time. Both of them let us know, loudly and forcefully what exactly they wanted.…

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Learning To Let Go

Learning To Let Go

One of the hardest things for me to do this year on our homeschool journey has been to learn to let go. It is something I have always struggled with. I know some of you…

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Tips for when your tween wants to go out with friends.

Tips for when your tween wants to …

As children get older, the milestones don’t stop, they just get different and pull at their parent’s heartstrings a lot more.  As your children approach their teenage years they start getting more independent, they start…

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Same, same but different

Same, same but different

I know that no two people are the same. I am sure we all know this. It is nothing new. As my children get older and grow into their personalities, I am constantly blown away…

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I threw (nearly) all of my kids toys away

I threw (nearly) all of my kids …

Just before we had Emma I started de-cluttering. We were literally running out space and babies come with a lot of stuff, so I needed to clear out all the unnecessary stuff we had. Now,…

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Life Currently

Life Currently

It has been ages since I have done a life lately kinda post. You will be surprised how often I go back in my blog to see when things happened, so these posts are as…

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The overwhelm motherload

The overwhelm motherload

Most weeks I have it all together and life runs like a well oiled machine. Then out of nowhere I hit a pothole and I have to deal with a flat tyre, broken suspension and…

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Why you need to teach your children how to be online

Why you need to teach your children …

Almost daily I see parents saying things like “my child is not allowed on any social media” and while I respect every parents right to parent their kids the way want, I do feel this…

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