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Hey guys! I hope you had a great Easter and a much-needed relaxing break. Our little family certainly did albeit with ridiculously early mornings because my kids are always up at the crack of dawn no matter the day or event. What I wouldn’t give for a lie-in. Anyway so current ramblings…

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motherhood

What’s the one thing you do for just you?

Once you have kids it’s so easy to get carried away with their lives, their needs, their wants that you forget about YOUR needs, YOUR wants and YOUR life. I know I’m certainly guilty of this. 

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let's play, motherhood

When your child says he’s bored, do nothing!

Those dreaded words came out of Georgie’s mouth. And I felt gutted. Thoughts of what I was doing wrong as a parent whizzed through my mind. Have you ever felt this way? That night I went into a research frenzy, trying to find a reason to justify my child’s feelings. And I came across something really interesting. 

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let's play

Keeping the kids busy: What do you take with you?

We were having dinner at a little restaurant in Vienna when I noticed Georgie and his tablet seemed to be getting a lot of attention from the people around us. It didn’t occur to me at the time but later on I realised that tablets/iPads/tech gadgets weren’t popular among kids at restaurants or coffee shops. Actually I don’t think I saw a single child carrying or playing on one the whole time we were there.

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let's play

Playing with our food aka ninja-fighting with leeks

This made me laugh. It also amazed me and that’s why I’m sharing it on the blog.

On Saturday morning Georgie got creative with two leeks he found on the kitchen counter. Ninja-fighting or kung fu fighting or whatever you want to call it, he played with those leeks for most of the day. This is a great example of how inventive and imaginative kids can be.

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