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I chose the Hippie School

I chose the Hippie School

    I chose the “hippie school” I knew nothing about Montessori when I had my first child, at the time my sister-in law was working as a nanny in London for some very wealthy families. She sent me an email saying that I needed to find a Montessori school or Children’s house to send …

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Post 89

Post 89

Post 89 I asked a Instagram group that I am apart of to give me some topics to write about one of them was Mom life tips (I know Aussies spell it Mum) Where to begin!!!! Always follow your own instincts. You are the vessel in which your babe has come from. You are the …

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Post 88

Post 88

Post 88 The feature photo is a dragon fruit cactus. Boy 2 has a diverse palate and will try absolutely anything that is put in front of him. He has a soft spot though for fruit. A friend of his bought a pink oval shaped fruit to school to show my boy. If you think …

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Post 74

Post 74

​Post 74 This week I feel that I’ve been the mother that continually makes demands from her kids. It really did feel like every time that I spoke to my offspring, it was too ask them to do something.   “Put your tie and belt on”   “get ready for school.”   “get ready for work”   ” have you got …

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Day 36

Day 36

Day 36 Our school has a school Facebook page and one of the teachers posted a fascinating article about parenting on the page. It was called Abandon parenting and just be a parent the article is an interview with Alison Gopnik about her new book The Gardener and the carpenter. I also did some more …

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Day 19

Day 19

Day 19.   Night duty recover today. No major dramas with children starting work for the first time. Finished work at 7am was home by 745am, may have cried with relief when I realised that my husband didn’t have to work today, meaning that I didn’t have to drive anywhere, do school pick up and …

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Day 15

Day 15

Day 15.   Wife/mumma life was a tough one today. The frustrating thing though was that all of the arguing and emotional turmoil that went on and snowballed into utter ugliness was over an effing school belt. My 1st boy runs late every single day.  Everyday single day, I have to hassle my kid into …

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