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Se7en Ways to Raise Your Game by Doing Much Less…

January 28th, 2016 · 8 Comments

As I look back on our January blog posts over the years there is almost always on a post on rest, on slowing down, on avoiding the dash… it is a favourite theme of mine. The year that begins, for us, with summer holidays and walks on the beach… with everything in order… new calendars, […]

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Parenting Tips by the Dozen for Raising Se7en+1 Kids…

March 4th, 2015 · 14 Comments

It has been an age since I wrote a parenting post, I guess when you are in the thick of it you can quite forget to write about it. Recently my friend Marcia from The 123 Blog asked me for my top 3 parenting tips – gasp. To be honest I actually choked a bit, […]

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Se7en + 1 Things My Kids Need to Learn Before They Leave Home…

November 17th, 2014 · 14 Comments

Home is where the heart is, home is a haven and for our children home is the preparation ground for stepping out into the world one day. We have this idea as moms of young children that our children will be with us forever, that we will be in the rut of diapers and dishes […]

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Se7en Tips to Rescue our Kids from Drowning in Stuff…

November 12th, 2014 · 22 Comments

The end of the year draws near and I know I am not alone in thinking it is time for some sort of a clean out… and over the next couple of weeks I will wander through the house and toss out things that are no longer treasured and mysteriously lose things that have been […]

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How to Get Your Act Together in Se7en + 1 Steps…

March 14th, 2014 · 32 Comments

I can hear folk who have known me since childhood rolling on the floor laughing at the title of this post… me get my act together enough to encourage others. This post is not for them!!! This post is really for the so many moms who ask me: “How do you do it?” Now I […]

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Se7en + 1 Are Slowly Getting Into Christmas Gear…

December 16th, 2013 · 5 Comments

Oh my… it is ten days until Christmas… ten!!! It appears that I cannot get moving in the whole Christmas direction this year… at all. A friend offered to come over and help me gift wrap, I had to smile… gift wrap what? Seriously I have not moved!!! And I thought about it for about […]

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Whatever Happened to Good Enough…

October 24th, 2013 · 41 Comments

We have been on a school break and academically this is the busiest time of year for my kids as they surge forth into projects, creating and researching and well just doing. Which is why I have been keeping up with the laundry and the dishes and well Spring cleaning… it really is the season!!! […]

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