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Parenting Experiences

Living “happily ever after” – myth or reality?

As a child, I was always a big fan of fairy tales, especially the ending of most of them being “…and they lived happily ever after”. I have never given a second thought to the concept of “happily ever after”. … Continue reading

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The Galactic Adventures of Alex Mackenzie – the next bestseller?

I have read hundreds of books in my time, seen and critiqued their screen versions and even commenced writing one of my own.  However, recently I have come about reading a book written by someone very dear to my heart … Continue reading

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Patience is a virtue

We all know that patience is a virtue.  As per famous proverb: “all good things come to those who wait”. However, lately I have thought about this concept further in trying to understand what being patient actually entails. The normal … Continue reading

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Parenthood – a job not for the faint-hearted

Parenthood as a concept can only be fully understood by adults once they embark on this scary yet breathtakingly exciting journey. The woman, as the nature intended, goes through the pregnancy fearing childbirth and managing the symptoms, like morning (or as it … Continue reading

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Lessons of Motherhood

Being a mother is a 24/7 gig. You hear it all the time, but you only realize the truth of the matter once you actually become one. You sign up to a job that lasts a lifetime.  There is no … Continue reading

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Say no to bullying!

More than a century ago Harvey S. Firestone stated the following: “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.” Most people think that bullying is … Continue reading

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Do you want the truth? Ask a child

There is a French proverb “if you want the truth, ask a child”. Recently, I have come to realize that this proverb is very accurate.  If you want a true opinion about anything,  children will be honest and will tell you the truth.  Whether it … Continue reading

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