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It’s December the 24th …

… and I’m trying to work out where 2018 has gone. Our community Christmas carols event has been and gone again, already, and that for us, really signals that the year is almost wrapped up – once again. There are … Continue reading

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What to do on the day that the bottom falls out of your world…(or your friend’s world.)

For most of you this day will never come and for that I am truly grateful. For a few too many of you than I would like, the day has come, for some it has come and gone, or perhaps … Continue reading

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What we’ve been doing these school holidays or … Perfectionism, entitled kids and why it’s time to break out the “good” china …

The school holidays are, for me, honestly the best time of year to be truly reflective. And by now you know, I do love a bit of reflection. These holidays we’ve done a whole lot of reading, some painting, and … Continue reading

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Good things – to those who wait … (or, my husband is always right.)

It’s been a year since we first stepped foot in the house that is our home. It was a Saturday, it was an open home, It was very warm and it was the second day that the house had been … Continue reading

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Silence is golden …

I spoke before I thought, yes I do that occasionally, unusual for an INFJ. “Boy, take your headphones off, you’re being rude.” He was in the back of the car playing on his iPad. His friend was also in the … Continue reading

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Making lemonade …

It was a serious tone he used. “Mum I have to tell you something about the other house.” “Right!” He was kind to me, he went on almost instantly before my mind got to run wild. “There’s going to be … Continue reading

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She sure ain’t no supermum!

If you’re feeling like you’re not a super parent – then you might like to read on. I’m guessing that you haven’t said some of the things I’ve said in the past 16 hours. I’ve complied a list below. Time … Continue reading

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Parting is such sweet sorrow…

He’s not going to be reading this anytime soon. But one day he will, and there are days like today that I want him to know about. Not now – but when he’s older. Today sees him start another stage … Continue reading

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Less trying, more relying…

Every second week something happens. I’m not sure how best to describe it because, honestly, as I consider writing this I’m anticipating what you will think of me as a result. I expect that you will think, Well Anne it’s … Continue reading

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