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The Good Habit: Hug daily!

  Who does not like hugs? Everybody, or at least that is what most of us believe. But why do we like them so much […]

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Mum and Dad, in 2018 give less and teach more, please

  There is a silent tragedy developing in our homes and it concerns our most precious beloved ones: our children. Never in the past 15 […]

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Santa Phone

“Mummy, does Santa buy on Amazon?”

“Mummy?” “What sweety?” “Does Santa buy on Amazon?”   I freeze, panic starts to roll in. I stick my head out of the bathroom where […]

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On Instragram, teenage girls and the social media charade

My friend Lisa came over on Sunday and with her, her two teenage daughters, ages 12 and 15. Whilst we were enjoying a G&T over […]

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October autumn leaves

Dear October, welcome back

Dear October, Welcome back, we always like to have you around. You turn nature into paintings of yellow, red and brown, inviting us to long […]

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How to do homework with your child (without doing it yourself!)

If you are (almost) 40, chances are that your kids are going through primary school at this stage. It is the time in their lifes […]

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