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I have to admit that both my husband and myself have always tried to make sure that our kids were short of nothing. We have given them both love and support, in addition to the material requirements that they needed and most times more than what was required. This does come with its fair share...
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My children have a 15 and a half year age gap, and whilst this can be great in terms of their different needs and the fact that my son makes such an amazing babysitter, the cons are also very much prevalent.  We recently traveled oversees together, which included many long road trips and for the...
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Oprah grew up in poverty and was sexually abused at the age of 14.  Oprah Winfrey overcame her dark past to become one of the most successful and highly watched talk show hosts of all time. Her range of media enterprises has made her one of the richest self-made woman in the world. For more...
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Malala was a Pakistani schoolgirl who defied threats of the Taliban to campaign for the right to education. She survived being shot in the head by the Taliban and has become a global advocate for women’s rights, especially the right to education. To read more about this incredible woman’s story, click https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malala_Yousafzai  
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I have always underestimated my strength and worth as a woman and I am positive that I am not alone. I suppose as trials and tribulations come our way, our focus is on getting through those trying times and when they are over, we move on to the next thing, without giving a second thought...
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Charlize grew up with an abusive father who would frequently state that he was going to kill the whole family.  Theron’s mother shot her father in self defense after he came home drunk and agitated one night. She then went on to become one of South Africa’s most successful exports winning a coveted Oscar award...
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This is a priceless attribute we can pass onto our kids and should not only be recognized as a specific day quality to apply. This year for Nelson Mandela day, showing kindness to someone was something that we discussed with both our children, and they both understood the level of giving we wanted to achieve....
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I remember not going anywhere during my school holidays as both my parents worked and we could only ever go away as a family once a year due to financial constraints. I would spend my 3 week holiday playing at home with my siblings and our neighborhood friends. I remember always going back to school...
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Whether its saying “I love you”, “Its going to be okay” or “I’ll be right here when you are done” – everyone needs some kind of reassurance, albeit daily or weekly. I have come to find that my daughter needs it daily, but this is to be expected from a soon to be 5 year...
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This topic makes me want to smile yet scream all at the same time. Why? You may ask? Well, I have a gorgeous daughter who is everything like me, sometimes on the extreme side. She does all that I do, both good and bad. She relates to me and because she is always with me,...
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