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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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#ParentingWin vs #ParentingFail ft. Me

Welcome to my latest edition of #ParentingWin vs #ParentingFail. This week I decided I'd share my own stories. I have many wins and many fails, but the two I'm about to share always stick out for me as the most memorable. You'll see why ... trust me, they're huge!  My ParentingWin would have to be… Continue reading #ParentingWin vs #ParentingFail ft. Me

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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

The Kids Were Bored
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They Were Bored … Honest! 

If you read my post from last week about the bird that flew into my house and then proceeded to shit purple shit all over the place, you will understand my problem. If not, here is a brief recap: there are 2 bushes off my verandah that have hear dark purple berries on them.  The… Continue reading They Were Bored … Honest! 

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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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Pick Your Battles

With my husband on his new healthy lifestyle plan, the girls and I have adopted many of his new eating habits. For example: we tried Quinoa for the first time, and I ended up making a really yummy chicken, quinoa, mushroom & peppers dish which we all loved. we have switched from white bread to… Continue reading Pick Your Battles

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Reasons Why I’m A Bad Mom … Apparently:

Based on my 5 year old's reactions to certain instructions that I give her daily, I can only assume I am a 'bad mom'. Yesterday MY behaviour caused HER to have a breakdown and advise me of all the ways in which I am indeed, a 'bad mom'. Here is her list of grievances which… Continue reading Reasons Why I’m A Bad Mom … Apparently: