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Fairytale fails

I used to love fairytales. The lighthearted 'everything works out in the end' bedtime stories. That is, until I had kids of my own. Now I am reading the stories from my own childhood to my kids and I have mixed emotions at the lack of questions. It's good that I don't have to come… Continue reading Fairytale fails

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I’m totes trending!!!

I have not been trendy at any point in my life. I'm pretty sure I thought I was once. ..but I was wrong. HOWEVER, I now have documented proof to show my girls (when they are teenagers and I'm the height of uncool), that there was a point in time when I was officially trending. … Continue reading I’m totes trending!!!

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Mompreneur #4 : Issa Blanco

Issa is so well travelled and educated that I was actually quite intimidated by interviewing her. She has a degree in Journalism and two Masters degrees in Marketing and Public Relations respectively. Even with those accomplishments she is so down to earth and easy to talk to which makes sense since she is also a… Continue reading Mompreneur #4 : Issa Blanco

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Raising strong girls

  I always wanted to have daughters. When I was pregnant I hoped and prayed that I wouldn't get a boy. I guess it's largely because I have such a great relationship with my own mum that I just assume I will have the same with my girls. My husband thinks I'm a dreamer but… Continue reading Raising strong girls

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Who am I?

The situation came to a head the other night. Lots has happened.  I am no longer nursing my daughter. I just couldn't take it anymore. My sense of self was being chipped away and it was taking its toll not just on me but also my family. My husband was miserable seeing me cry every… Continue reading Who am I?

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Say whaaaaaaaaaat!

How cool is this! I'v been nominated for a Liebster Award by Jenny, writer of a really cool blog that you can check out by clicking on her name. Thank you! She is new to the blogosphere but her posts are entertaining and if you're in the States you should definitely follow her (not literally please, that's… Continue reading Say whaaaaaaaaaat!