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On This Day

One of my favourite features of Facebook is the 'On This Day' one, when Facebook reminds you what you were doing that day in years gone by. I love it because quite often the memory of the moment that status went up, or that picture was taken almost transport me back in time emotionally and… Continue reading On This Day

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My #Instaweek Round-Up: Week 5

This past week has been quite demanding and emotionally charged. My husband left on Saturday and we won't get to see him for about five weeks. The girls have been really good, but my eldest daughter's teacher did mention to me that she's been a bit teary this week. It's been a tough week for… Continue reading My #Instaweek Round-Up: Week 5

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The Evolution Of Motherhood

Back when I was in the trenches of early motherhood, the days with the demanding toddler, emotionally charged with raging emotions, and the tiny baby, the moving to a new country where I knew no one, those trenches, back in those days I used to look at women who had "stopped" having more kids and think… Continue reading The Evolution Of Motherhood

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Father’s Day When Daddy’s Away

Father's Day when Daddy is away is a not as good as the other version. How do you make sure your kids are happy?

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#ParentingWin vs #ParentingFail: Week 1

Parenting Win vs Parenting Fail - Parents sharing their stories to normalise the ups and downs of the job.

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7 Genius Ideas To Keep Kids Busy AND Get Stuff Done!

A few weeks ago I was having a rough afternoon with the girls. "Rough" as in they were bored out of their minds and driving me crazy. All I wanted was for them to find a task to do that would keep them busy long enough for me to pour a glass of wine, and maybe… Continue reading 7 Genius Ideas To Keep Kids Busy AND Get Stuff Done!

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I Saw You Today …

... the mom just like me. I saw how when you entered the gym your two little girls were arguing, pushing and shoving each other. The elder one rushed through the turnstile and the younger one tried to follow, trying to emulate her sister, or retaliate, only to get smacked in the head by the… Continue reading I Saw You Today …

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Reasons to Drink Wine Today

I'm going to keep it short and sweet and really just give you my top 5 reasons why I will be drinking wine today: My husband is going away for work - for 5 weeks! *tears, pride, & fear of solo-parenting for that long!* It's very cold, I hate the cold. Tomorrow will be colder.… Continue reading Reasons to Drink Wine Today

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New Feature: #ParentingWin vs #ParentingFail

Hello to all my lovely regular readers, and those who are stumbling upon my blog for the first time. I'm excited to announce that I have decided to start a new weekly feature where each week I will share your stories showing the contrast between the highs and lows of parenting. I'm looking for milestones, achievements,… Continue reading New Feature: #ParentingWin vs #ParentingFail

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My #Instaweek Round Up – Week 3

Welcome back to my latest #Instaweek Round-up. It's week 3 in the series, and things were a little tough this week. You can read about our horrific day on Monday here. Fortunately things picked up towards Friday, and I even managed to get a fun #friyay post out late Friday evening. They Were Bored … Honest! … Continue reading My #Instaweek Round Up – Week 3