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Combat-Mode Grocery Shopping and My Pathetic Need to Make Everyone Like Me (or at least pretend to).

When a cashier takes an instant dislike to me, it makes for a long, painful check out during my weekly shopping trip.

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All I can hope for is that he uses his talents for the greater good one day.

The strange, weird and wonderful things kids will do to a) freak out their parents b) get money c) deal with missing lost teeth.

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Subtly, slowly, my life is changing. Oh, and Pax turns 10

One of the alarming thoughts that wakes me from my deepest sleeps in the middle of the night has come to fruition. To some, this may sound stupid and I…

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Guys, I think I’m making a pig’s ear of this parenting gig

Preamble: Kids need to play outside. I mean, fresh air, physical activity, rosy cheeks and bright eyes, right? All good things that help promote healthy mental health (awkward, much?) and…

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If you need to know what love is, feel free to ask my eight-year-old. He knows the answer.

A friend on Facebook, who has a small army of young, adorable children, recently posted a list of questions to ask your kids, typical stuff like "what's your name, age,…

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We bought a new toy

and I'm giving it a test run. And I can honestly tell you that a Playbook is not the quickest way to blog ;) So, we'll keep this short and…

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And That Makes Your Life Happy

These are the words of my three-year-old.Β  When he does anything that is funny or sweet or sometimes really, really weird he says "and that makes your life happy, Mummy."…

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