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How Prepared Are You? Just In Case …

My husband and I love life. We like to be adventurous, have fun, really live our lives. We only get one go at it, so why not. My husband loves flying (small planes), riding his (very fast) motorbike, we go Zip-lining, and white-water rafting. We also simply drive on the road, and walk down the… Continue reading How Prepared Are You? Just In Case …

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I Am More Than Just A Mom

We've all heard the ranting that goes on when someone dares refer to any of us as 'just a mom' most of which has been said by ourselves. This is not that post. My eldest had a playdate yesterday with her bff and my youngest was devastated that she couldn't go with too. Instead I… Continue reading I Am More Than Just A Mom

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Signs I’m Getting Old(er)

Lately I have been feeling older. I guess 35 isn't old, but it isn't young - is it middle age? I'm not sure, but here are a few signs that I am getting older:  I caught myself tutting and rolling my eyes when I saw a local high school girl's (field) hockey team doing their practice… Continue reading Signs I’m Getting Old(er)

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The Little Things I Do For Me! 

There have been a lot of posts recently about how mom's need to look after ourselves and not get swallowed up by being a mom. How we mustn't neglect our own needs etc. Well this is my version of that post. We all know what it's like, the parent who stays home with the kids… Continue reading The Little Things I Do For Me! 

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Chores For My Children

Have you ever googled "Age Appropriate Chores for Children". This is what your screen will look like if you click on the Images tab.  Everyone is an authority on this subject, or so it would seem. The funny thing is, they all same very similar things it's basically just a copy and paste and reformat… Continue reading Chores For My Children

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My Real Life To Do List for today!

Today's image is my actual 'To Do' List, today. Fairy wings - to go with the Disney Fairy outfits I've made for them for the Shrove Tuesday dress up day at school tomorrow, because store bought costumes are too common they want to be different! 🤦🏼‍♀️ Motorbike Tyre - this involved following my husband in… Continue reading My Real Life To Do List for today!

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Top 5 Questions all Parents want Answers to … or do we? 

As parents we often complain about how inquisitive our kids are. If you try to tell me that the "But why mom?" doesn't get to you, you're a liar! It gets to all of us! But there are some questions us as parents ask every day, which, in my opinion, must be rhetorical because the… Continue reading Top 5 Questions all Parents want Answers to … or do we? 

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Why I’m Glad We Left The UK

I loved living in the UK. I was 19 when I got there and for the next ten years I loved most of my time there. I made awesome friends, traveled, learnt some invaluable life lessons, met my future-husband, lots of good things happened. And then some not so good things. And then we left. Before anyone… Continue reading Why I’m Glad We Left The UK

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“Man Up, Princess”

I recently overheard some dad's talking, and one of them told the others how he told his daughter to "Man up, Princess". I am still not sure how I feel about this phrase taken as it is, but I haven't been able to get it out of my head. To put it into context his… Continue reading “Man Up, Princess”

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Now Listen Sisters 

I have a theory. Controversial maybe, since I'm not a scientist or a priest. I'm just a woman, standing in front of her family tree, contemplating the future.  The men who marry into my family are breeding out their family names. Let me try to explain how I arrive at this theory. Please try keep… Continue reading Now Listen Sisters