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How should we talk to our kids about the Russia-Ukraine invasion?

It has been really hard to watch the recent news about the Russia-Ukraine invasion and I often think about how our kids are processing everything.  My daughter informed me that the school have been keeping…

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Overcoming Fear and getting Clear – Random acts of Kindness day

Today is random acts of kindness day and in a world that can encourage us to compare and feel inadequate, I want to remind you of how important it is to be kind to yourself. …

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Sleepover essentials for kids

Kids love a sleepover don’t they?  It’s been so nice to see Bonnie and Charlie get back to a little normality over the past few months.  I still remember sleepovers from my own childhood.  I…

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Center Parcs Whinfell Forest post pandemic – should I stay or should I go?

I have visited Center Parcs Whinfell Forest 6 times.  The first time was way back in 2000, when it was called Oasis.  I went with a bunch of uni friends and we had a blast. …

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2020 – One day at a time

There is no doubt that for many, 2020 has been a monster of a year so far.  I was chatting to a great friend on the phone earlier and he reminded me that it’s important…

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