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What they never told you about little girls

“What are little girls made of? What are little girls made of? Sugar and spice and all things nice, that’s what little girls are made of.”

I daresay that the person who wrote that beautiful little verse didn’t have any daughters. Or maybe they enjoyed a little too much sugar and wine and all things fine…? Either way, my expectation when hearing I was expecting a girl almost nine years ago or my reality of eventually having two beautiful daughters were vastly different…

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Procrastination playlist - August 2016

Time to take a break and see what the big bad virtual world has to offer today…

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Respectfully disrespectful

If you go back through my monthly articles, you will find I have a big problem with people judging other people’s parenting beliefs.

But today I feel the need to throw a spanner in the works.

I find myself being so tolerant and open-minded that I am hesitant to state my own case. I am careful to like a pro-breastfeeding picture in case I offend a mom who formula feeds. I am scared to share my own birth story in case a C-section mom somewhere feels offended. The thing is, we cannot live like that. We need to learn to stand up for what we believe in without judging those who believe in something else…

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Procrastination playlist - June 2016

It’s Thursday! Only one sleep to the weekend. Drop whatever you are doing and have a look at these beauties…

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Standing out

Coco Chanel said that in order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different. Last month we spoke about ways to help your kids fit in and this week we are continuing the conversation and talking about ways in which we can ensure they stand out…

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Procrastination playlist - May 2016

Procrastination, according to Wikipedia (because sadly I am not at all sure where my dictionary is) is the avoidance of doing a task which needs to be accomplished. It is the practice of “doing more pleasurable things in place of less pleasurable ones”, or carrying out less urgent tasks instead of more urgent ones, thus putting off impending tasks to a later time…

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