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Answering tricky questions!

Answering tricky questions is just part of the parenting gig! My personal philosophy is to be truthful, which has its challenges and really relies on words being chosen carefully. Here’s a taste of some dialogue between me and my four year old in recent times – no doubt many parents/ carers (and …

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Manic Mornings – Laugh or Cry?

Personal and borrowed from friends; laugh or cry moments! TOP 5 1)      You are already running late; only to hastily start the car and have the “fuel empty” indicator glare at you. 2)      You are dressed and set to go in the morning; only to have your child touch you …

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The amazing body…

Have you ever stopped to think how amazing our bodies are? I have certainly appreciated this so much more in completing day to day activities as a mum… Let me paint the picture of the typical – grand entry – i make from the local shops with three little ones. …

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The Sickness Cycle!

OMG! Does your childcare centre feel like your charity??!! Wishing you could accrue frequent flyer points whenever you visit your GP? I certainly would have accrued two around the world trips this year! THE CYCLE: Child One sick for a few days – improvement begins – sleep improves for all …

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Explaining spelling – to a toddler!

Don’t you hate it when your child makes so much sense?! My 3 year old, Zara has been so excited to be learning about letters at childcare. Every week the focus is on a different letter.   Children have to present a picture starting with the letter of the week. …

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