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Start with the little dreams

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A couple of years ago I self published a little children’s picture book called The Dragon and the Lizard. It started out as a thought – me just wanting to preserve a favourite family tale told to us by our mum when we were kids. We had very few books…

43 lessons on my 43rd birthday

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I celebrated my 43rd birthday a month ago. The day started with me running on an empty beach with my husband and getting the perfect “starfish jump” shot. Only took 20 million takes. And capped it by having a campfire BBQ where I may or may not have burned the…

Easy photography tips for all users

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Take out that camera, DSLR, or camera phone. These tips are going to help you with your photography, no matter what level of expertise you have. In this digital age, there is no fear in trying these tricks. They are only a click away. Have fun, relax and enjoy capturing…

7 lessons I've learned whilst running my first marathon

7 lessons I learned whilst running my first marathon

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Running a marathon is one of those things that sits on one’s bucket list. My life list also includes bungee jumping, seeing the aurora borealis, admiring the polar bears from a very safe distance and petting a unicorn. Last Sunday, I finally ticked “marathon running” off my list. It was…

Exercising solo: 5 great workouts to do alone

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Are you one of those people who prefer to exercise solo? You’re actually not alone. There are various reasons why people prefer their own company when exercising. It may be that you’re too self-conscious to be in a group, or you are uncertain about what to do at the gym,…

5 fitness ideas for busy mums

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Remember when your own mum used to say ‘there just aren’t enough hours in the day’? As a kid, you probably couldn’t get your head round that. I mean, who needs more than 24 hours each day? Well, now we bet you know exactly how she felt. With 3am feeds,…

5 tips for living a more balanced life

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It took me a long time to settle into motherhood. Even now with a four-year-old and a five-year-old it is not very often that I feel totally at ease in this role. Loving is easy, caregiving is hard. When I miss my pre kid life and feel guilty for doing…

Fitted for Work celebrates 10 years of good work

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As Fitted for Work celebrates its 10th birthday this week, it also passes the notable milestone of 20,000 women that have been helped through its programs. Fitted for Work provides free services to women facing disadvantage that helps them develop the skills, tools and confidence they need to find and…