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Entries Tagged as 'Thoughtful Thursdays'

Just Taking a Pause…

November 16th, 2016 · 14 Comments

I don’t often blog really close to my heart… but on this day every year… I take a pause. Because on this day three years ago, we lost our little Hood #9. I can say that three years on it just as hard to talk about it as it was back then, because even though […]

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Tags: Pregnancy · Thoughtful Thursdays

Se7en + 1 Habits I Planned to Change This Year…

November 8th, 2016 · 14 Comments

I am all about “starting small” and “slow and steady” and “if it’s not broken don’t fix it”… but it is November folks, and time to totally get my act together. I had goals for this year, lots of them. Unwritten of course, I can hear the planners in you actually shuddering, but in my […]

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Tags: Home Truths · Thoughtful Thursdays

Se7en Tips to Help You Get Through “The Talk…”

October 19th, 2016 · 10 Comments

This is one question that folk have been asking a lot lately and I thought I had tackled it in my recent Lazy Mom’s Guide to Homeschooling… but apparently I didn’t say nearly enough. So I am going to chat about The Talk again, for all our sakes. I imagine that the reason most of […]

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The Lazy Mom’s Guide to Getting Outdoors…

October 6th, 2016 · 8 Comments

In my head I have a series of posts and they all begin with “The Lazy Mom’s Guide to…,” it all began with this post a couple of weeks back on how we do a whole lot of school without it feeling like we are actually doing school. That post felt like “The Lazy Mom’s […]

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Tags: A Mother's Almanac · Thoughtful Thursdays

Se7en + 1 Brilliant Things to Create and Print With a HP Printer…

August 12th, 2016 · 8 Comments

A short while back I blogged about my fabulous day out to the Stir Crazy Cooking School, thanks to HP printers… the fun we had cooking up a storm, creating wonderful pictures and printing photographs to go with them. While I was there and chatting I mentioned that it was surely every mother’s dream to […]

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It’s Women’s Day in South Africa…

August 10th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Today is National Women’s Day in South Africa. On this day in 1956 about twenty thousand women of all ages and races walked to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest the country’s pass laws, which were used to enforce the Urban Areas Act, essentially Apartheid in our country. The women left one hundred thousand […]

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Book of the Week: Se7en Discover Owls and Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise…

July 3rd, 2016 · 4 Comments

Sometimes a book cries out for a little craftiness, not to mention a little actual factual discovery. Introducing the new book: Hoot Owl Master of Disguise, by Sean Taylor and illustrated by Jean Jullian. About the Book This is the story of Hoot Owl, who is very hungry and flying through the night looking for […]

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