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Lisa Turner
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Is Gender Equality Actually Happening?
My 10 year old son recently expressed disbelief and outrage
at classic sexism. I was over the moon with pride and a sense of relief that
maybe, like winter, gender equality is coming. Here’s how it went down. Having just picked the kids up from school, I wa...
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5 Questions About Game of Thrones Season 6
Game of Thrones Season 6 is here! (Spoiler Alert. If you haven't watched yet, read something else on my blog.) Let’s all take a moment to thank God (and George RR Martin)
before discussing further. After settling in on Monday night with a cup of tea, a bloc...
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2 Girls Amazed by Car Windows - Forty Years Apart
Before I started primary school, I used to spend Mondays with my Mum at the tennis courts where she and bunch of other ladies played a series of doubles matches in short white skirts. Although at times it was boring (I was often the only child there) I gene...
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7 Tips for Painting with Children and Coping with the Dreaded Mess of Art Time
Some people are all over the whole painting / crafting thing with kids, but for many, it's a living hell. It's hard to find somewhere to set up. You cringe as the paint makes it's way onto clothing, floors, furniture and skin. You regret EVER letting glitte...
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Ten Paintings and a Novel
Hello. HELLO? Are you there? It's been a while, right? I know, sorry, I didn't mean to leave you for 6 months, truly, I didn't. Are you in a forgiving mood? I'd like to explain why it's been so quiet on my blog. If you haven't completely forgotten me, you m...
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5 Lessons I Learned from The Walking Dead
I've been watching The Walking Dead lately. It's got me thinking, not just about my weapon of choice when the zombies come (which, incidentally, would be a samurai sword) but also about life. Real life.  Watching these characters live day-to-day, sometimes ...
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5 Ways to Make Your House Appear Cleaner Than It Really Is
Home, the place where you keep all your stuff. Several times a year, it looks pristine, like the pages of Vogue Living. The floors shine, the windows are completely see-through and clean surfaces make you swell with pride as you check your reflection on the...
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5 Things to Do Now to Ease Back to School Pressure
The kids go back to school next week for the beginning of Term 3. These school holidays are like school-year equivalent to Wednesday, hump day. We're on the downward slope after this week, counting down to Christmas, summer (thank God) and the BIG holidays....
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Retail Anxiety and Coping with Kids at the Checkout
Do you shop at Aldi? Have you ever used the self-service checkouts at Coles or Woolworths? Have you ever done either of the above whilst shopping with children? Good Lord, is it just me, or is grocery shopping, especially with kids, becoming more stressful?...
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Remembering Our Beloved Pet After One Year
It's been one year since our beloved dog Ricko left us. It was a terribly sad day for everyone. He'd been part of our family for about 12 years and was always happy to just be. When Mr 9 was Mr 2, with Ricko Ricko was a tri-colour King Charles Cavalier. He ...
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