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We Need To Talk About Pay

I recently came across an Instagram that said, “There are more CEOs in the world called James than there are female CEOs in the world”. Below the quote followed a post about pay inequality. I know what you read on … Continue reading

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Thank You Teacher!

As students around the world (Northern Hemisphere) prepare for their first day of school, there are also teachers who have been busy getting classrooms ready, lesson plans finished and are there with open arms to take in a new batch … Continue reading

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My Love/Hate Relationship With Breastfeeding

I have a love/hate relationship with breastfeeding. It’s something I just assumed I would do when I became a mum because it’s what I heard my mum, her mum before her, my aunties, my cousins’ wives, my friends and people … Continue reading

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Getting The Chop Has Never Felt So Good!

  Just over two years ago, my daughter got her hair cut.       About a year later, my alopecia came back and it was at it’s worst ever.     In researching what I could do for my … Continue reading

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My Word For 2019 …

January 1st, 2019 – when it comes to the clock striking 12 o’clock and the beginning of a new year, the rules are, there are no rules! Do you – whatever that may be. If you feel it’s new year, … Continue reading

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More Than Words

A few days in Greece has me reconnecting with my heritage and the richness of it. From the ancient ruins, to the amazing gastronomical feasts, to their beautiful use of words and emotion. The Greek vocabulary is so full and … Continue reading

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Running Into Second Class

Last year she clung tightly as she walked into her first day of first class. This year she excitedly ran to the yard with her friend in tow, to catch up with class mates she hadn’t seen all summer. There was … Continue reading

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Life According to ‘El Pueblo’

I’ve spent the last eight days in a Spanish Pueblo. The residents are mainly retired. There are a few (very few) young adults, working adults and young families (all moving to the town because of affordable housing) – but the … Continue reading

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Why So Quick To Shame?

It’s been so infuriating seeing social media’s outrage at the fact that Kylie Jenner went to Coachella. Apparently, this makes her the worst person ever! Her crime? She gave birth a couple of months ago, so supposedly, this means she … Continue reading

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Repeal The Eighth

Only a few months ago I walked past some pregnancy test shelves and thought to myself, wow that’s a period of my life that is now over. It was hard to comprehend that as pregnancy tests have been a very … Continue reading

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