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Favourite things (4 of 5) – Music

Almost every household I know, enjoy music, thoroughly! I am not talking about kids pretending to be rock starts and putting on a performance here, that would belong to the pretend play category 🙂 Dance like no one is watching Sing along like the artists got the lyrics wrong, not you! Be the resident DJ […]

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Are you listening too much?

We all have (and need at least ) one or more person in our lives we go and ‘vent to’ on a regular basis. They can be our partner, friend, co-worker, sibling etc etc. These support people in our life help us maintain our sanity on some level and prevent us from bottling up. As […]

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Favourite things (3 of 5) – Housework!!

In any functioning household, the sink or the laundry baskets are never empty! Or never empty for more than a few minutes if that.. I am a strong believer of starting good habits early on, so they strengthen as the children grow into teenagers and young adults. One of my (maybe not the children’s, and […]

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Favourite Things (2 of 5) – Pretend Play

Role playing or pretend play is another one of our favourite activities to undertake as a family. It is quite entertaining actually, for me to watch them turn into someone or something else. It takes a decent amount of creativity for them to come up with a scene they want to create – may it […]

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Favourite Things (1 of 5) – Floor Time

When we decide to do floor time, that is exactly what we do, spend time, on the floor, with each other. This is when my children (in turn) decide what it is that they would like to do with me. The flavour of the month (or rather this year so far) has been reading, so […]

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Back to School 2016!

Mr.6.5 starts Year 1 next week!! Here’s to surviving 8 weeks of holidays to the best of our abilities. Some of you may have had your start of the school year already. My only strategy to survive (in general and not just the school terms) is to plan and inform. This ensures everyone is on the same […]

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Introduction – my favourite things to do, with my crew

Hi! I am hoping to share some of my favourite activities to INDULGE in with my children on a daily basis, (and heres my favourite part) without any screen time! We all read on various pages how children will remember if we were present and not the presents we bought, and many other statements with […]

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Confrontations?! or Honest conversations?

  A recent chat with two girlfriends within a span of two days made me think about the word actually means. Despite differences in their individual background stories, they both appeared to have difficulty expressing themselves/ their feelings to their close/once close friends. They both disclosed that they weren’t the kinds to CONFRONT. Now, I […]

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