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On Lessons Learned During #BackToSchool Week

With such a long holiday in December/January, most parents look forward to their kids going back to school in January. I am no different. It’s a long six weeks at home, with both kids, because as a freelance copywriter, I’m … Continue reading

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Never Say Never

Ten years ago Friday nights consisted of getting hammered with my friends while joking about how we would never be foolish enough to get married and have babies. Now I spend Friday nights liking photos of my friends’ kids on … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Thirty Second World” – Emma van der Vliet @PenguinBooksSA

There are some things that you should know about me, as a book reader. 1. There are two kinds of books that I read. Sci-Fi/Fantasy and recipe books. Ok, secretly there are THREE kinds of books – I also read … Continue reading

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In All Seriousness

Me: What do you want to be when you grow up? Him: A Power Ranger.

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Growing Up: He’s Doing It Really Quickly

When we went to pick up our Kid from his grandparents last night, I took a look at him running down the stairs to meet us and I swear he’d grown overnight. His legs seemed longer, and his face seemed … Continue reading

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Swimmingly

He’s a waterbaby, all of a sudden. Three swimming lessons later, and he’s loving the swimming pool. Loving going underwater, and getting his face wet. Loving jumping into the pool, and kicking about with his father. My baby is learning … Continue reading

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Sage Advice From A Two-Year-Old

“Mommy, you need to smell the flowers”. This is good advice: Because, well. You know. You need to stop what you’re doing and appreciate the finer things in life. No matter how small they are or how small you might … Continue reading

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