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Getting your child through a bad day

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The Bad days ‘Today was not a good day.’ That’s what my daughter sadly said to me at the end of what was a very emotional day.  It was book day at school, she went as puss in boots. Brown boots, red cape, hat and little sword and .

Back to school! How to get ready!

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  I don’t think one can ever be ready for school, but we can try to make the experience smoother, not only for ourselves but for the kids as well. If I can be honest, I do not do last minute well. When it was just me, it was another story, .

Acing that nanny interview: a guide for potential nannies

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When I was expecting Miss T, we wanted to take her to a day care when I went back to work. We looked at a few daycares around the neighbourhood and the conditions were appalling. At one creche I sent my husband and he came back determined that .

Back to school

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A new year has just begun. With it comes the promise of hope, new beginnings, new things, new schools, new classes, new dreams, new resolves as well as new resolutions. This can also be a stressful time, especially for mummies whose little ones .

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 .

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 .