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From Roots to Wings: The Bittersweet Transition to Independence

Being a mother is hard, really hard. We all have our own personal challenges, our own Achilles heel, our own triumphs and “feel good” moments. I’ve been reflecting hugely this weekend – mostly because I’ve been super poorly with a … Continue reading

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The End of an Era – My Youngest Baby Starts ‘Big School’

In July of 2011 my 4yr old daughter left preschool, it seems like only yesterday my husband took our first photo, on the left. I am on unchartered territory here, this is the first time since December 2005 that I haven’t … Continue reading

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