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A grown ups Christmas gift guide

A grown ups Christmas gift guide

I went and sourced some fabulous gifts for the grown ups, a little last minute gift guide for those of you who still have shopping to do. I know I do... there's even something for the pets in this one too. This is the last gift guide from my "mama elf" day... I hope they've been helpful.  VIEW the POST

Your child is moving out for the first time: what should you teach them?

Your child is moving out for the first time: what should you teach them?

Your child is flying the nest to venture out to build a life for themselves. Fortunately not something I have to worry about for a good number of years yet. This can be an exciting, scary and emotional time for the both of you. It’s difficult as a parent to finally give your child that full amount of independence. It’s likely that your maternal instincts will kick in the week before they are set to leave, and you’ll be tempted to offer them to stay so you can protect them, take care of them, and make them all of their meals.VIEW the POST