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Toddlers
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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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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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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Drew Barrymore suffered child abuse and neglect from her father John Barrymore.  Drew, growing up a child star, was also introduced to drugs, alcohol, and sex at an early age. She still went on to overcome her past and is still a sought after Hollywood actress and mother. For more about this very talented actress’s...
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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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Being in a relationship is not only fulfilling but when you are in the wrong one, you can be so blind and in denial about your feelings and the current reality of the situation. I remember being so naïve in both my previous relationships, that even when people would alert me of what was happening,...
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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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My husband and I found out that we were pregnant with my daughter on our first wedding anniversary. We were absolutely elated especially considering that I was informed that I would never be able to have another baby again after my car accident. We decided to break down the old house we were living in,...
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After travelling oversees with our 3 year old daughter, there are numerous priceless moments to share, but also many lessons that were learnt. Our trip itinerary was as follows – SA-DUBAI-SEATTLE-LA-CANANDA/TORONTO-BOSTON-NEW YORK-DUBAI-SA over 5 weeks, 9 flights, 5 hotels and numerous Uber’s & Taxis, we navigated our way quite successfully through this family holiday, but...
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