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Surviving the morning school run madness

Surviving the morning school run madness

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I remember when my oldest daughter started school for the first time and the transition between daycare and school morning routines was big. I think the five days a week thing and the school bell thing is what made it that bit more stressful. I am someone who does not…

Coping with school holidays as a WAHM

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If you’re a work at home mum, chances are you’re the default parent when it comes to managing school holidays. My husband, who works an hour and a half away from home, never thinks twice about them. Me? As the end of term approaches I’m already planning how I’m going…

Coping with kids when you’re sick

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When you’re a parent, it’s inevitable that every now and then you will get sick. Whether it’s a migraine, the flu or mastitis, your kids still need you. The demands are still there. You’re still going to need to wipe bottoms, pack lunches and be there for them. Like they say, you…