Blogging for blogging’s sake

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It's weird, that post title. Blogging for blogging's sake. It's completely open to interpretation. You can read it negatively: it could mean that you're just showing up because that's what's expected. Punching in, publishing a new post, punching ...

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Top web reads of March

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March. Finally, things slowed down a little. But mostly because we were sick. The kids got sick. My husband got sick. I had a migraine knock me out of contention for an entire weekend. Basically, we were forced to slow down. Things picked ...

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The kindness of strangers – part one

The return of the dreaded crutches. Le sigh.

On a cool Tuesday in late November of last year, I dropped the kids off at kinder and care, then dropped my car off at the dealership to be serviced, then hopped on the courtesy bus into the CBD. (THRILLING OPENING. I'M HOOKED. TELL ME MORE.) I ...

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Top web reads of February

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February. One child started school. The other got used to not having his big sister around all day. And this mum rediscovered what it's like to be one child's main source of entertainment. It's been a month of new experiences. It's been a month of ...

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Mirror, Mirror

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  Mirror, Mirror, on the wall, Who is the fairest one of all? Who is the wisest? Who is most kind? Who listens to others? Who speaks their mind? Who thinks that all their life's learning is done? Who knows their learning has just ...

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Top web reads of January

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It felt like every blog post, Facebook status update and tweet I read in December 2015 was about wanting to slow down in 2016. I'd like that too. Bring that on. In February. Because January wasn't the month for it! We've been to the beach, ...

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Competitiveness and success

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I'm a competitive person. I like to compete. I like to succeed. I like to WIN. But this doesn't mean I like seeing others lose. I like meeting other competitive people: the strivers; the doers; the achievers; the triers. But I'm learning ...

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Determined

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Last year, I chose a word for the year. Steady. That word served me well. So well, in fact, that I'm keeping it. I'll continue on my steady way in 2016. But this year, I'm combining it with another word. Determined. Determined. ...

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Top web reads of December

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Oh, what a month! This busy December of 2015! A time to party, wrap, prepare and clean ... As I remember, what a month! I don't know about you, but for us, December seemed to simultaneously drag and fly by. Christmas parties. End of year ...

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