A Winter of Strange Happenings

Prolonged periods of snow, ice,  no water, no electric, and burst and frozen pipes seem to have been an ongoing theme of the winter that we have just been through.  It has definately been a memorable one.  Even now as I blog, we have no water.  Which is probably why I'm blogging instead of cleaning…
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Changed Lifestyle

I was watching a daytime talk show last week, where they were discussing the changes children make to our lifestyles.  One mum said, 'our children should fit into our lifestyle, rather than us changing our lifestyle to revolve round them'.  This is an interesting concept.  When we have a baby, it goes without saying that…
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Just A Few Tips

After an evening of Bridal shopping with my sister who is getting married next year, I'm feeling all reminiscent!  Although we have been married for 18 months, and now have a baby, it is all still quite fresh in the memory.  The preparation seems to take over your life for about a year before wedding,…
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Make a Choice, Make a Stand. Don’t Sit On The Fence

We always want the best for our children.  Like many new mums, from the day I found out I was expecting a baby, I was searching baby websites reading about the development in the womb, buying books on what to eat and what not to eat while pregnant.  I made lists of things we needed…
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Healthy Food = Expensive Food?!

"It is often quite expensive and time-consuming to buy healthy food and that puts wealthier parents at an advantage." This is a statement by Tam Fry (National Obesity Forum), when he featured in a BBC News article about childhood obesity.  My question today challenges this idea that wealthier people have an advantage when it comes…
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Old Fashioned Neighbourly Kindness

Well today,  I had a refreshing reminder that there are still many nice kind-hearted people in the world!  It began two days ago when our neighbour from two doors down (whom I have never seen or talked to before) was driving out of the cul-de-sac as Tamar and I were going for a walk.  She…
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