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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! 

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Change Comes Calling Eventually
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Change Comes Calling, Eventually

Change comes around often in the early years of parenting. You go from pregnant to being responsible for an entire human in one dramatic instant.

You embrace the change. You adjust. You learn. You try.

You go from one, to two, to three … each time it’s a new change, adjustment, learning curve. You never stop trying.  Continue reading “Change Comes Calling, Eventually”

When You Use A Bird To Write With It's Called Tweeting Moana Quote
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Skills Required To Parent

In all the years I dreamed of being a mother, of raising a peace loving, respectable, intelligent, kind hearted child, I never realized so many other things would also be a reality.

Here are a few of them: Continue reading “Skills Required To Parent”

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Fingerprints and Footprints

Today is the last full day of the current school term and as always the girls bring home a lot of their artwork. Amongst the piles of paintings, drawings, etc, were these two pieces done by my youngest.  Continue reading “Fingerprints and Footprints”

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What Does Their Future Hold? 

Today is Human Rights Day in South Africa, Tuesday 21 March 2017.

To quote my favourite poet, the ever wise Maya Angelou’s said:

“History, despite its wrenching pain cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.”

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How Do I Make You Feel?

One of things I am trying to constantly remind my girls when they have one of their little fights is the power of their words. If they say nasty and unkind things to each other, how does that make their sister feel? If she said those words back, how would it make you feel?

They are young, they don’t always get it, but hopefully if I repeat myself enough eventually it will sink in.  Continue reading “How Do I Make You Feel?”