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Christmas Card Cheer

I love Christmas for so many reasons. One reason is because at this time of the year my post box is usually filled with letters/cards rather than bills. Well, that used to be the case. Over the past few years, … Continue reading

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Ditch the list!

Christmas seems to be all about lists. Lists of presents to be bought; lists of people to meet; lists of food for Christmas day; lists of presents we would love; and the list goes on. These lists can alleviate the … Continue reading

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The Santa Experience

Whether I am in Melbourne, or in Dublin, Christmas wouldn’t be the same without a trip to see Father Christmas. It’s always be one of my favourite things to do at Christmas time – whether I was a child, adult … Continue reading

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An Ode to My Sisters (From Other Misters)

Christmas is a time for giving and receiving. The best gift I ever received wasn’t wrapped but has given me so much joy, love, great times, gotten me through some of the toughest times in my life and is one … Continue reading

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What do you mean your one year old hasn’t applied for a secondary school place?

I have lost count of the amount of times my husband and I have been asked if we have thought about what secondary school we are going to send our daughter to. This may seem like a normal question to … Continue reading

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First Day of First Class

Today she held my hand as she walked to her first day of first class. She was both excited and nervous. Today, she still needed her mum (and dad, but I was the closest one today). This won’t always be … Continue reading

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Six More Life Lessons From My Six Year Old

The summer has flown by and tomorrow my six year old has her first day of 1st class. Who knows what she’ll learn this year, but one thing I do know is that she has taught me a lot this … Continue reading

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