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I have a dilemma

Parenting is hard work. We all know that. Navigating the waters day to day as the tide ebbs and flows, is both joyous and challenging, and you never really know when the rip is going to pull you under. Well, it’s well and truly dragging me under at the moment and I’m struggling to keep my…

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Highs, lows, and extreme emotions

I’m writing this on a Sunday night after a big weekend. I’m emotional and tired but feel like writing to get it all out. I don’t know if I’ll end up publishing this right now, or at all. I’ll guage how I feel in a day or so after writing it. And then if you…

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It’s in the stars

I wouldn’t say I’m into Astrology. I’m certainly not one who reads the stars in the paper each day or has them electronically delivered to my inbox. I may glance at them every now and then, perhaps when I’m wanting something to happen or looking for some wild guidance from an unknown place, but it…

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Moments at the fairy tree

Every now and then, on our regular walk to school, we take the long way. Along the dampened path by the river, towards the creaky, steel roped bridges and past the fairy tree. Yes, the fairy tree. You see, along the way there is a rather nondescript old tree, with its twisted branches and wispy leaves, in…

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Where is the love?

Sometimes in this world we can get bogged down by the bad. You only need to switch on the nightly news to be faced with all the negativity that surrounds us. Bickering politicians, drug related crime, shootings, abuse and rape. It can be disturbing, depressing and sometimes all too much. It’s times like these we…