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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 .

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 .

Miss T and the stomach flu

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Helpless is an understatement when your child is sick. Last week, Miss T was sick. I didn’t see it coming. She had a little cough, and that’s just what it was, a little cough. On the Monday (last day of the holiday), we had breakfast .

Miracle tonic

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My absolute favorite spice is turmeric. I have a number of favorites, but turmeric is KING! It is a wonder drug and I believe every home should have turmeric in their kitchen cabinets. I use it in everything, literally. Food, body, home. I use .

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 .

Mummy unplugged

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Been a while. A lot has happened in that time. Went from being at home fulltime to working full time. It’s a very very long story, but I now work slightly further from home than before which means it takes me longer to get to work and even .

Happy placesĀ 

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   I honestly believe that every one should have a happy place. Ideally we should be happy wherever we are, but we know that is not always possible, so we need to have that one place where we can get our happy on.  When I was .

Gardening for the non gardeners

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Did I tell you I was a gardener? I started gardening last year, in a small scale. I actually started earlier, but for some reason, nothing would grow. I blamed the seeds but could not get myself to get fresh packets. I also blamed the weather .

Do children have freedom of choice?

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When I was growing up, I don’t think children had much choice. I was always bombarded with statements like ‘when we were younger…’ Or ‘if it was in my day….’ That made me feel like back in the day, when .

Shopping with Miss T

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On Wednesday I took Miss T to the dentist. Apparently I was supposed to have taken her when her first tooth came out, I didn’t know or think that was necessary, but that is a story for another day. So I decided better late than never, so I .