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Paddington Bear Movie (2014) – A mom’s review

The Paddington Bear Movie  The Paddington Bear Movie of 2014 is a interesting take on the story of Paddington, originally written  by Michael Bond. It’s not the same as any of the books but has retained all the characters and stays true to Paddington’s story. If you’ve enjoyed this post please share it! Sharing makes […]

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The Winners of the Kidorable Umbrella Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of the Kidorable Umbrella Giveaway    __________________________________    The Winners of the Kidorable Umbrella Giveaway are Laura Emerson  & Tina Parsons    __________________________________   Congratulations Laura and Tina. Well done to you both. We hope that the little people in your lives love their new Kidorable Umbrellas.  The Kidorable Umbrella collection is so […]

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Are you a domestic goddess … Take the test 

Are you a domestic goddess? What is the definition of Domestic Goddess? Is a Domestic Goddess someone who gets it right all the time while looking perfect? Maybe. Is a Domestic Goddess someone who outsources everything to other people. That is a great idea.   In this post a Domestic Goddess is someone who does performs all […]

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Feeding a fussy eater 

Feeding a Fussy Eater  Feeding a fussy eater is soul destroying. You are so tired as it is, being a mom and all. Then you just want your child to eat but they won’t.   It is all much worse when you’ve got a skinny eater and you’re worried about them and nothing seems to […]

CHILDREN AND CHORES

CHILDREN AND CHORES I remember having chores as a child but I can’t remember when they started. I’ve started wondering what I should do about introducing my chores to my children. My children help me out around the house but not in a structure manner.   The thought of children and chores seems so tempting but […]

How I survive sleeping in the same vicinity as my feisty kids

The Lighter Side of Co-Sleeping Is it really co-sleeping? Anyone else’s children climb in their bed in the middle of the night? Then they spread themselves out with their feet on your face…   We put a double bed in her room for when guests visit. Little did I know I would spend a lot […]

Explorer’s Playgroup, North Sydney

Explorers Playgroup – The North Sydney Playgroup    The “North Sydney Playgroup” The littelest and I headed off to the North Sydney Playgroup to discover what fun could be had. We found the answer to be lots! When I showed her brother the photos he demanded we show him this ‘new fun place’.   Where […]

Getting lost in the Momlife

MOMLIFE AND PRESERVING YOUR OWN SELF  Momlife =  that life where is everything revolves around your family, partner and children. The Balance   When I was at varsity people couldn’t get enough of advocating the study / play balance. Don’t go and party too much but by the same token don’t stay indoors and not […]

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Maintaining long distance relationships 

Maintaining Long Distance Relationships with Grandparents The relationship between Grandparents and Grandchildren  There is such a special relationship to be enjoyed by grandparents and grandkids.   While there are often jokes about this relationship being based on ‘breaking’ mom and dad’s rules and being allowed to do things you wouldn’t normally do at home this is […]