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5 things you can learn from a high school reunion

Olden day School picture

20 years ago I finished school. It doesn’t feel like a long time ago! My high school experience was ordinary. I didn’t find my soul mate or form lifelong friendships, I didn’t do amazingly well, I played hockey and netball socially and loved the ole high school musicals and when ...

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Post holiday resolutions

Post-it notes covering a car

So the school holidays are over here in Queensland and its time to get back to the grind. It’s only been two weeks but we actually did get away for one of the weeks so its given us just enough time to think about all the things we would like ...

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Top 5 tips to deal with kids choc-binge this Easter

Boy with face covered in chocolate

ABC Radio this morning was tucking into the UK’s latest trend – deep-fried Cadbury Cream Eggs. Before you ask, it takes like chocolate with a wafer and is quite delightful by all accounts. The fever has been building since February when the hot cross buns hit the shelves. Are you ...

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Do you have eldest child syndrome?


Everyone talks about middle child syndrome or the baby of the family, you rarely hear about the eldest. Being the eldest of four children in my family means that I organize the family get togethers, I resolve the conflict, I make the decisions on family gifts for mum and dad ...

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Nannies versus Au Pairs


Who wouldn’t want their very own Mary Poppins; someone keeping both your house and your children a ‘ship-shape’. Nannies and Aupairs can be an excellent choice of care in terms of dedicated care in your home to suit your working hours or lifestyle. I have friends who have crunched the ...

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To or not too visit Santa?

Kids and Santa

It’s not an unusual photo, ok, well Santa quite possibly is the scariest you’ve ever seen and you won’t see him in filling in for Tim Allen in Santa Clause anytime soon. We’ve all seen a picture like this though a terrified or crying little girl or boy, sitting reluctantly ...

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