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Mom versus mascara in the battle of the make-up

Mascara.  It’s a simple word, but somehow it has become the bane of my existence. Really and truly.

I’ve never had any hard-and-fast rules when it comes to make-up use and my four daughters. 585 more words

Parenting

What is true happiness? Have you found it?

Be happy. It sounds so simple, but is it really that easy? When you ask parents what they want for their kids when they grow up, many will often include the word “happy” in their descriptors. 299 more words

Parenting

Keep calm and carry on...planning for the holidays together

For many parents, the “most wonderful time of the year” is really not so wonderful.

In fact, it’s the time of year when we often… 601 more words

Parenting

Teens and screens: tips to help your teen reduce screen time.

Teens are connected all the time. Aren’t we all? I don’t think my son is any different than other teens when it comes to being on his phone, watching Netflix or even playing video games. 430 more words

Parenting

The benefits of music for Early Year's children.

Music is a part of our everyday lives, Mothers sing to their newborn babies to soothe and interact.

Music can:

  • Improve social skills via interaction within the group, for example, by using equipment such as the ‘Lycra’ together.
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Babies

I'm going to tell you a Mitzi

It’s short and sweet and goes like this:

Once there was a girl named Mitzi, and she had a little brother named Jacob. They slept in the same room and in the same big bed, each sprawled on her or his own side. 204 more words

Milestones

The student has become the teacher

The school year’s begun – we’re nearly three weeks in, and starting first grade has been a little trickier than kindergarten. There were some early stomachaches and reluctance to walk into the classroom; even before school started, Girl said she was nervous (not that you can tell from her smile). 210 more words

Books