Appreciate the people in your life

Lately boys I’ve thought a lot about the way that I treat people.  To be honest, I felt like I wasn’t treating some loved ones as good as I should. Why?  I’m not totally sure but I suppose you just start doing something and unconsciously carry it on.  It’s easy to get caught up in […]

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Pukapuka – for the love of books

Rakeiora reading adult books

Boys, I personally love books.  I don’t know what it is about them, but for me they seem to bring on this homely feeling.  I have memories of being around 8 years old and loving a few stories I read.  I would get lost in the story and picture everything as it was happening.  One […]

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Love music my sons

My boys, music has the ability to invoke feelings immediately, to bring memories to the front of your mind.  I have used it so many times to help me through struggle, to motivate me, to remember the people I love. Take a journey with me my boys as I share with you some of our memories.  […]

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Learning to use the toilet – My 6 top tips

Toilet training

To toilet train or not to?  So the whole toilet training thing is something I’m quite laid back about.  Being an ECE teacher, I’ve learnt lots from that perspective both theory wise and then the practical working with lots of kids.  Then of course I have my own experience as a mama.  To be honest, I actually don’t […]

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