And just who decided I’m a grown-up?

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You may have noticed fewer posts here recently. Sorry. I've been writing elsewhere, both online and off, and have had fewer words left in the tank for this space. I've also been tidying this space, working away behind the scenes. And while doing that, I stumbled across this post in drafts. I ...

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Toddler music group – bear songs

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It's been a long time between music group programs. But they're finally back! (Confused? Not sure what I mean by music group program? Start here. Then come back... Welcome back!) This time around, I'm sharing a music group program about bears. ...

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(Apparently) controversial things about me

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I'm not controversial. I'm vanilla. But every now and then, people find out little quirks about me and their HEADS EXPLODE. LITERALLY. So I thought I'd share some of them here. A few little (surprisingly controversial to some) quirky things ...

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Top web reads of May

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What a month! Mother's Day. My birthday. Preparation for the birthday shenanigans of a certain little Miss. Budget night. Ongoing budget comms. End of financial year prep. Eurovision. Musicals. MADNESS. But madness of the ...

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The kindness of strangers – part two

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Two and a half years ago, I took the kids into the city to see the Myer Christmas windows. They were excited. Well, my then three-year-old daughter was - at eight months old, my son didn't really care about our destination. He was just happy to be ...

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Neologism

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Neologism. I love that word. What does it mean? I'll let the Macquarie Dictionary take it from here: neologism noun 1. a new word or phrase. 2. the introduction or use of new words, or new senses of words. 3. a new doctrine. So why am I talking ...

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Top web reads of April

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Nobody panic, but it's the last day of April already. IT'S THE LAST DAY OF APRIL. ALREADY. Holy time machine, Batman. We've had a lovely month. School holidays, little man's birthday, school shenanigans, birthday parties and the ...

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Youse pedants are gonna love this post

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I was recently discussing pronouns with a close friend. (Don't you just wish you were my friend? Constant conversational parties around here. PRONOUNS. WOOT.) It started with a discussion of gender-neutral third person singular pronouns - ...

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