8 Essential Moving Tips

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Moving can be stressful for the best of us. Along with the physical strain that comes with moving, there is also the emotional and mental drain. But it is probably even more stressful for busy families and single parents. I’m not a single mother, but my husband is away a lot. He was in China the […]

2 Great Tips to Help Busy Parents Manage Their Time

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Do you wish there were more hours in the day? 
Do you ever beat-yourself-up about all the things you should have done, but you just couldn’t quite get round to doing them? The pressures of modern life are all-consuming and the simple task of getting through the day, making our way home, putting a meal […]

Exam Season Tactics

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Well it’s officially exam season and that means only 3 things for our teenagers — deadlines, revision and stress. Not to mention added chaos at home for every other member of the family — especially mom. After negotiating exams with my twin daughters for the past 3 years, this is what I wish I’d known […]

Never Let Them See You Sweat?

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As moms it’s inevitable that we occasionally feel stressed.  Oh, who are we kidding?  There are times we feel like we’re stressed beyond belief! The question is, do we let our kids see that we’re stressed?  Can we, and should we, keep that to ourselves? If we’re pretending not to be stressed out are we […]

Remember This Too Shall Pass

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If your child got a hold of the scissors and chopped up their hair or painted the walls or spilled grape juice on their new dress you may want to blow a gasket. Just stop and think for a second of how important this is on a scale of one to ten. One being a […]

How Do Mommies Get That Much Needed “ME” Time?

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I remember a few years back, right after I had my daughter, going to see my doctor for some health problems I was having. At the end of my visit my doctor told me that I needed to make time for myself. Increasing amounts of stress would make my symptoms worse, and she wanted me […]

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