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Melinda Connor
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What's your #BeautyLegacy?
I watched this clip the other day and it broke my heart. Not only how the gorgeous women interviewed disliked so many parts of their body, but how their daughters mirrored their insecurities. I am a mom to an impressionable little girl and I'm constantly aw...
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Emma's debut - Let it Go
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My R600 Bic lighter OR Fleeced by a Kid OR the world's next Donald Trump
Extreme irritation and a grimace slowly became a smile and a high five in my head to the kid I bumped into at Northgate Mall yesterday. Given half the chance he could be one of the most successful business people this country's ever seen. Or the world. I po...
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Where'd our village go?
"I miss that village of mothers that I've never had. The one we traded for homes that, despite being a stone's throw, feel miles apart from each other. The one we traded for locked front doors, blinking devices and afternoons alone on the floor playing one-...
Where'd our village go?
Where'd our village go?
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F@ckitall!
It's not often I use a profanity as a title, nor do I regularly use punctuation marks in them but this time around I couldn't help myself. Why F@ck It All! you ask? Well,  in the last few days I have read an article based around self-soothing and how bad it...
F@ckitall!
F@ckitall!
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My safe word
I remember once hearing or reading, BC (before children), that whether you're a good parent or a crap parent, just be consistent. Children need familiarity and seven different personalities poppping up in one day doesn't do them any good. And that's my bigg...
My safe word
My safe word
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Hello Kitty giveaway
It's almost Christmas and there's nothing that beats the feeling of giving. As you probably know  Prima Toys  is giving away a very cool Hello Kitty party to the value of R10 000 on their website . Sadly it's for jhb only but the good people at Prima have v...
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lost in translation
When I was younger my parents were convinced I was deaf or slow or both. I didn't talk until I was about three, which had them stressed and making appointments with doctors, specialists and speech therapists every other day. But I had them stumped.  I cried...
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On the importance of being honest
When I met Mark a lifetime ago he had had his apartment decorated by a friend. It was all African print, darkish colours and hessian type curtains. I hated it. But walking into his home for the very first time I told him I thought it was stunning. A year la...
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Why communication and honesty is important
When I met Mark a lifetime ago he had had his apartment decorated by a friend. It was all African print, darkish colours and hessian type curtains. I hated it. But walking into his home for the very first time (I lied) and told him I thought it was stunning...
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