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multicultural children

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…

Christmas on a budget

Surviving Christmas on a budget

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Christmas is just about here and for many people the mere mention of it makes them sweat. It can put a big strain on already stretched finances with so much spending concentrated into one part of the year. Some people are really organised and have already got a stash of presents…

A not so walk in the park

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Yes, it’s not a walk in the park. We wheel it. We’re a wheelie family. What is a wheelie family? For us, we have a special needs, wheelchair-assisted, not quite bound, child.  We are not your average family but we are family. Life has been trying. From the moment we…