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Naomi Ellis
Inspiring. Creating. Believing.
Inspiring. Creating. Believing.

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I have greatly benefited from having a personal blog
Having a blog for me is all about connecting and sharing. The fact that you can write a blog post, publish it and get an immediate response to your ideas and thoughts, I find is incredible! When I first started my blog about six years ago, it was an excitin...

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A Visit to a Hobbit Home At Hobbiton
As a teenager, I was obsessed with reading The Hobbit. Never, ever in my teenage mind did I imagine they would make a movie out of the book, let alone a movie have a physical place you could visit to see actual Hobbit homes! As I have already ...

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embracing your body image after having a baby
Our bodies are amazing. Full stop. If you are reading this and have had a child, you know this to be true. I don't need to tell you how incredible the whole process is of watching and feeling a child grow within you and then bringing it into the world.  Aft...

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Celebrate your parenting win moments more often.
With a house full of young children for many years, I quickly discovered the value in celebrating my parenting win moments. You know, those rare moments amongst all the chaos when you felt like you actually made a difference or when you got through to a chi...

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Parenting books: my love/hate relationship with them.
I have a love/hate relationship with parenting books. I am a big believer in trusting your instincts and parenting from the heart and that the only person who knows how to parent your child is you. So I am a little, tiny bit against them. However, I also be...

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Pokeno icecream towers above the rest!
We love our icecream. In fact, we love it a little too much in our house! When planning our trip to New Zealand, one of the key places I wanted to take my kids was to Pokeno. Simply for the icecream! I remember going there many years ago and was so impresse...

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An Early Morning Seminary Teacher
This year I have taken on a new assignment at church . I am teaching an early morning seminary/religious class to about 25 students. We meet 5 days a week - so the students attend this class before they go to school and my class starts at 6am in the morning...

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5 Benefits Of Having A Large Family
I first started talking about having a large family when I was 5. This was also around the time that my parents got divorced. I don't know if in my young mind I believed that having a large family would equal a life surrounded by love, but the thought stuck...

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5 Tips To Reach Your Book Reading Goals
I have always been and will continue to be, a bibliophile. I simply love books! At the beginning of each year I set a new reading goal. This normally involves planning to read a certain amount of books by the end of the year and sometimes I include a goal t...

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not all wounds are visible
{ Source } At the start of the year many people sit down and access their life. They make new goals, they make decisions to change or improve their life situations and they look forward to the coming year. They see the year full of opportunities and optimis...
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