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how to survive a crappy family holiday

How to survive a crappy family holiday

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Are you envious of those picture perfect holiday Instagram posts of families on holiday? You wish your family were the same. You want your family to have that same happiness-frozen-on-Instagram moment. But what you don’t see in those family holiday Instagram shots are the hundreds of other imperfect shots filling…

Trolls movie review and Digital release

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Trolls is a spectacularly fun movie for kids, with characters based on the Troll dolls in the 60’s. It is colourful, fun and filled with memorable music. The story is about these small creatures living in a community where everyone is always happy, always singing, always hugging. It’s all love,…

How many meals are you preparing every night?

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Do you serve an a la carte menu every night? As a family with diverse eating habits, I seemed to have taken up the position of amateur nutritionist and chef at my house. Preparing a multitude of meals every day for all the different dietary requirements was not an ideal situation….

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Our multicultural children

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My daughter will never have a childhood like mine. No games similar to mine, played in the middle of the street. No songs in my native tongue, sung with other kids. No riddles and rhymes passed on by my grandparents. She will not be dancing the same dances during school…

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Beat the back to school blues

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After being in “go slow’ mode over the holidays it can be a challenge getting the kids, not to mention yourself, excited about going back to school. With a new teacher, classroom, classmates, and year of new learning experiences ahead, it’s important that children start refreshed, relaxed, and motivated. Rather than…

family memory jar

Capture the magic with a family memory jar

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The thing that really took me by surprise after the birth of my third, let alone fourth baby was how quickly the days passed. There was no time left to really soak up those precious early weeks and months as my toddler and preschooler were also competing for my attention and there’s…