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Alex Bifulco

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How tragic events of late are changing me
Sometimes it’s so easy to exist in this little bubble of loveliness
that we create for ourselves, completely oblivious to the world around us. But, in recent times, whether you live on a remote island or
in the heart of the city, it’s hard to miss some of t...

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Why I’m still loving this baby blanket six years on…
When I first became a mum I was clueless. Not just the
‘never done it before’ clueless, but the ‘didn’t even realise babies needed to
sleep a lot and only drank milk’ clueless. And they didn’t come with an
instruction manual either.   As I write, I’m actual...

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Beating the darker times
In a rare and brief dalliance with daytime television today, I came across an interview with Terry Waite. It was a name I hadn't heard of for many years, but one I had always remembered, because of this man's amazing strength and tenacity in enduring five y...

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Compliments to complement your day
As you all might have gathered from my constant banging on about exercise, getting in a good workout is one of my favourite things to do. And Pilates of an evening I find is a great way to de-stress and set yourself up for a good night's sleep. So, followin...

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It's ok to say how you feel.. It really is!
Been thinking a lot about honesty and transparency these days. Ever since I became a mum, while being a lot more comfortable talking about things like poo and willies (so much so that my non parent friends cover their eyes and ears), I've also seemed to dev...

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Why I'm inspired...
Sadly it's become all too apparent in the last year how important it is to make the most of what we have. There was a time when I thought I was invincible. That I’d never grow old and I’d never die (to quote the Lost Boys) but now, only recently people my a...

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The Fast Diet Kitchen – one of the great secrets to dieting success!
Ok, so I’ll be the first to admit it, I put on more than a couple of pounds on over Christmas and wasn’t happy with the flabby outcome. Yes, I was probably only just on the wrong side of the healthy/ overweight line, but the fact is I didn’t like what I saw...

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8 bloody good reasons to renew WOEE OK, so it's like when you get the news that a whole load of houses are to be built on your doorstep and you’re asked if you have any objections. You're allowed to lodge an objection, but it can't be a personal one. So, in...

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10 things I'll be teaching my children
As parents we strive for the best for our children; and as good parents we strive for them to be the best they can be. I'm not talking horrendous pushy stage mums, trying to force their children into achieving their own unfulfilled dreams. I mean instilling...

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Banish negativity; bring the happy
Someone once told me that full time mums (and dads) can be more susceptible to depression and loneliness than you might imagine. It's easy to see why when you think about it, after all, parenting can be a hectic and pretty tough job, not to mention being mo...
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