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Mirrors of Me

Deep in conversation with my 7 year old, my attention was suddenly diverted to my ever busy 2 year old.  She was suddenly unusually quiet and standing dead still.  Oh my how  we laughed.  She was standing between my 7 … Continue reading

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Learning Beside Mama

Despite popular belief that children should spent as much time as possible socialising with their peer group, there are always easy and fun ways to include them into what we, the big people, are doing. It is at these times, … Continue reading

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Seize the Day

This adventure called parenting is one that is constantly challenging, changing and one that keeps us learning. The irony being that more often than not it is the children teaching us not only about where they need their boundaries or … Continue reading

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Creativity Feeds Off Life Experience

One of the most frustrating experiences, as an educator is when you are trying to encourage creativity and imagination and the children are simply not engaging with you. The first few times one goes home and relooks at the lesson … Continue reading

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Good Family literacy value helps children find their voice.

So often we hear adults conversing and during a single conversation they will change their viewpoint every few minutes to align themselves with whoever is speaking. Even though, every person has views and opinions many are never voiced, simply because … Continue reading

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Free to Choose

What is it that all humans crave, strive for and will die for? Freedom.  Freedom to be ourselves, freedom to make our own choices and to have the right to be who we are. Freedom is a powerful concept and … Continue reading

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To Chore or Not to Chore

In our home we choose to chore 🙂 From the day a child can walk – without falling over – they start to help pick things up, put away dishes and do anything a little person is able to do. … Continue reading

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The Art of Storytelling

As far back as we can trace human existence; story telling has formed an integral backbone in all cultures!  Story tellers have not only passed down history mixed with legend but they also brought news, taught valuable lessons through narrative … Continue reading

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Child Led Life

Today’s thought is a simple yet profound one. That is to simply let your child be your guide. We often think as parents that it’s all up to us to guide, direct and stimulate our children. But if we simply … Continue reading

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Being Mom Redefined

When I stepped into maternity leave with our first child I boldly claimed I knew what Being Mom was all about: Discipline, education and preparing a child for their future and their place in the world. I valued outstanding report … Continue reading

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