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When our kids are born, or even reaching the toddler age, the thought of leaving home with them can become the most overwhelming and petrifying thought. Packing a bag feels like we need to pack the entire house in there and the prospect of feeding them or changing their diaper outside our comfort zone is...
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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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Christina dealt with abuse from her father, who abused both her and her mother. Her mother has spoken about the abuse, saying there was an instance where she found Christina at the age of four with blood dripping from her face. She hoped that her story would encourage woman to continue to strive to be...
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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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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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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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Its been one heck of a journey bringing up my son over the past 20 years. He has always been a beautiful and gentle soul with the best intentions most times. However he has had his not so great moments. From the the time he turned 14 until now I can safely say that it’s...
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Its not the easiest thing in the world having an adult son, however it does have its merits. I love chatting to my son about life, his feelings, music, his take on the world and love. The latter may not be the easiest thing to hear about! When my son approaches me for advise pertaining...
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How is it possible that my daughter sounds exactly like me, says exactly the same things I do, holds onto every gesture I make? Its because they relate to their mum’s.  My son and I have many similarities but when he was growing up, he didn’t emulate every aspect of my existence as with my...
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