What to Tell Kids About Coronavirus

What to Tell Kids About Coronavirus

They all know about the scary virus. They know it’s name, and that people have died. I didn’t tell them these things, but as they get older I can control their knowledge base less…

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Fatigue Parenting

Fatigue Parenting

We’ve all been there. At the point when you allow rules to be bent or even broken, just to keep the peace…

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Secrets Breed Fear

Secrets Breed Fear

I’m sure a LOT of people wonder why I speak so openly and honestly to my children. The thing is that what you don’t say can often hold more power than what you do say…

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year

For at home mums in Australia, the year kind of begins in February. As the sleepy hollow of January is full of closed businesses and school holidays, it takes us…

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Christmas Recovery

Christmas Recovery

Every year we join friends on Boxing Day for their annual Christmas recovery gathering. It is a day of sharing leftovers, discussion of the past year, kids happily playing together while adults eat, drink and relax, plus sunset with a view.

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So This Is Christmas

So This Is Christmas

As I enjoy the quiet of satisfied children sleeping after an exhausting day, I ponder the odd feeling that it just doesn’t seem like Christmas.

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A Dual Book Review

A Dual Book Review

One was a book about reconnection, an issue that seems to plague our current society. The other was a biography, which ended up being nothing of what I expected, but was also filled with undertones about connection.

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