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Change is gonna come

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I was born by the river in a little tent Oh and just like the river I’ve been running ev’r since It’s been a long time, a long time coming But I know a change gonna come, oh yes it will I like the song. Possibly the name more .

Please may I have an ‘onion’

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At least that is what I heard. And at the time, my 2 year old was snotty and feeling under the weather and I thought ‘wow, he knows that chewing on an onion is good for him.’ I put it down to my mother having taught him, being an avid believer .

The Bonsai Tree

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It arrived in the afternoon and Tafi thought it was a joke. She laughed when she saw it, and asked ‘why would anyone buy you a tree. It’s so small.’ ‘Your dad bought it for me.’ I had replied in amusement. ‘Why?’ She asked again. ‘What are you .

The joys of being present

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When I was younger I was carefree, couldn’t be bothered to go with the flow or the crowd. I heard Helmut Lotti sing on tv one day and fell in love with his voice. The Out of Africa concert? I watched it and even went and bought the cd. Fast .

5 tips to make sure you eat right (Update: Diastasis Recti Exercises)

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  A few weeks back, I shared an exercise program I would be using to try close my DR (Diastasis Recti). So far so good. Even though I did not measure myself at the beginning of the month when I started. The exercises are easy enough, even .

Psalms 139

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A couple of years ago, I was watching a program on tv and someone died (on the program). A female priest was asked to say something. I remember it was a female because at the time I thought it was wrong for women to serve as priests or .

My strong willed child

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I did not know I was strong willed until a few years ago (I know, I am in my almost mid thirties). As a child, I was always labelled as a difficult, stubborn, spoilt. So I spent the bulk of my childhood and adulthood trying to be an easier, more .

Falafel falafel falafel

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A few weeks ago, a friend told me that she was making falafels! Truth be told, I had no clue what is was but I wasn’t going to say that :-). A few days later, I open a lifestyle magazine and guess what? They had recipes for making falafels .

Brushing teeth with my toddler

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If all babies came with a manual, the world would be full of happy mothers. As in, if every child came with a manual specific to them, that would be awesome. What most mothers do (myself included) is run to books, Internet, friends, family. Most .

Holiday Holiday Holiday

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I haven’t been blogging as much as I wanted. I am good at making excuses, I could say I was busy, too tired, new job (Already used this one). But the truth is, I have just been plain lazy. When I am lazy, my mind rests a bit, but after a .