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5 Ways to Start Loving Life More, Right Now | by Gabrielle Treanor

5 Ways to Start Loving Life More, Right Now | by Gabrielle Treanor

When we're feeling down and life is getting on top of us, it's easy to feel like we need our circumstances to change for our happiness to fall into place. As if happiness is some golden pot at the end of a rainbow. But happiness doesn't work like that. Once you have the thing you thought would make you happy, there is something else you want that you think will...
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Why We Shouldn’t Teach Kids To Not See Colour and What to Say Instead.

Why We Shouldn’t Teach Kids To Not See Colour and What to Say Instead.

Let’s get honest for a second. It can be a bit uncomfortable talking to children about race at times. Or anyone for that matter. We don’t always know what to say, we don’t want to feel guilty and we generally tend to shy away from awkward conversations as a human race. At least I do. But in my heart, I feel that this is such an important thing to talk about...
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To That Rude Woman On the Train With Her Unwelcome Opinions

To That Rude Woman On the Train With Her Unwelcome Opinions

Picture the scene. It's 8pm on a Friday. A hot, sweaty tube carriage on the hottest day of the year. A 16-month-old sitting in his buggy, quietly eating some raisins. A three-year-old, kneeling on one of the seats playing with his toy car. Kids, who are normally bouncing off the walls, sitting still for a moment because they have...
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Why Brothers Are The Best and Only a Teeny Tiny Bit Annoying

Why Brothers Are The Best and Only a Teeny Tiny Bit Annoying

Ok, let's be real, brothers can be seriously annoying, whether they are getting you in trouble, fighting with you over ridiculous things, or sitting on the remote again. But, they can also be the best fun. So I’ve pulled together some funny parenting stories to explain why brothers are the best. This list is compiled of entirely true things about my kids as well as from some lovely...
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How To Plan Your Day and Increase Your Productivity with Trello

How To Plan Your Day and Increase Your Productivity with Trello

So I like Trello. Quite a lot actually. It's possible I'm annoying people with how much I bang on about it.  So, I thought it was about time that I did a video to show how I use it to manage my day. I have tried so many different ways to stay organised - A3 family planners, spiral planners, various apps and checklists and by far this is my favourite, and the...
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*Actually* Enjoy Planting Seeds With Kids with A Lovely Starter Kit

*Actually* Enjoy Planting Seeds With Kids with A Lovely Starter Kit

Plant seeds with the kids they said. It'll be great fun they said. They will learn so much from it and love seeing their seeds sprout. There are so many benefits of gardening with kids and you'll feel like a total earth mother and superwoman all rolled into one.  Hah.  IF you can finally manage to get your act together and buy everything you need - seed pots, seeds, compost, seed markers and anything else you...
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