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Nicole Avery
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To use your time wisely, you need to prioritise how you use your time. This is how I do it.
To prioritise my your time, you need to know your over arching priority for your family. Setting a single goal, then following these steps will help you.
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Do you know what chemicals are in the products you buy? I am learning more all the time and in today's post I share some resources to help you including resources from blog sponsor +ecostore Australia 
Being aware of chemicals that are detrimental to your health is the first step towards reducing the toxins in your home. This post highlights five nasty chemicals to look for on the products you buy.
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A very special guest post on the blog today from +ecostore Australia founder Malcolm Rands. He shares tips on how to reduce our exposure to nasty chemicals.
Our body has ways to deal with the nasty chemicals we’re exposed to, but we can be overloaded with toxins. So if we can reduce our exposure, that’s always a good thing for our health.
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This is a question I am asked frequently both on the blog and in real life. I am not an educational expert, but in this post I share my personal experience and some of the latest research on this topic. #parenting   #school  
Deciding what age to send your child to school can be confusing. Here is some of the latest research on how to work out when to send your child to school.
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Talking about change on the blog today. Are you open to change?
To be able to change you first need to be open to the possibility of change. Do you have a growth or fixed mindset?
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Amongst our kids, they have read The Graveyard Book and Two Wolves from this list and would also highly recommend them. So grateful for the recommendations for this age group from +Allison Tait  as it is one I struggle when buying books for. What others would you add to this list? http://planningwithkids.com/2015/11/11/10-books-for-12-15-year-olds-for-christmas/ #teenfiction   #books   #christmas  
10 Books for 12-15 year olds for Christmas - Books make an excellent gift for kids at Christmas, this list by Aussie author Allison Tait is a great collection of both fiction and non fiction for this age group.
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Nice List. Check out my website for more and feel free to share it as well. http://hawkeyebooks.com/teen-christmas-books Thanks
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My latest post on Problogger +Darren Rowse 
By ProBlogger Productivity Expert Nicole Avery. We live in a culture that assumes the more hours you work the more work you are doing. Stories are traded of working past midnight or working 10 hour days with no breaks with great pride and being sleep deprived due to work, is ...more
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On the blog today, +Caz Makepeace shares some super smart advice for preparing kids for travel #travel   #familytravel   #traveltips   #traveltuesday  
Family travel expert Caz Makepeace shares her tips for preparing kids for travel. Having traveled extensively overseas and around Australia for 18 months, Caz has some great tips to share!
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Entertaining this festive season? Here are my short cuts to make life easier for myself! #christmas   #entertaining  
Entertaining doesn't have to be fancy to be fun! Here are 5 short cuts I use to make sure I enjoy myself while entertaining with other families.
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Thanks so much to +Andrea Rowe for sharing what her typical day looks like! #parenting #motherhood #parkranger  
This post is part of a series called “How do you do it?” I asked readers to share how they manage a typical day in their family life. Of course we all know there is really no such thing as a typical day in family life, but this gives us a sneak peak into how others are …
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Thanks so much for the opportunity Nicole to share our park ranger life. My fella as in stand-by as we write to head off to the SA fires. Stay safe everyone over that way.
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Do you have plans for Christmas lunch? #christmas  #menuplan #lunch
A selection of Christmas menu plans to inspire your Christmas lunch in 2015. Christmas Plans from traditional, modern Australian, George Calombaris and a cocktail party.
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On the blog today I share a lovely mango chutney recipe you could make as a Christmas gift. I also link to 5 other homemade food (gluten and processed sugar free) gifts that are quick and easy you could make for family and friends. Are you making any food gifts this year for Christmas? #christmas #handmade #glutenfree 
A sweet and spicy mango chutney that is easy to make and can be a beautiful handmade gift for Christmas plus five other idea for food gifts that are processed sugar free and gluten free.
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Mother of 5, blogger, author and freelancer.
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2 parents, 5 kids, organised chaos!
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