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Six Sleepless Favorites

As 2011 wraps up, it's that time of year when everybody and their donkey's aunt starts compiling lists. Today marks the official anniversary of the Young and Restless Family's move from Samoa to NZ. Daaayuum we made it! One year. Looking back over a year of blogging and more blogging, I realized that this blog… Continue reading Six Sleepless Favorites

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Why Writers Hate Christmas.

                       The White Witch may have been on to something...So Christmas is coming up and that sets my panic button all aflutter. Christmas is very bad for writers. Very bad. Why?1. All your children are home on holiday from school. It's highly doubtful that you… Continue reading Why Writers Hate Christmas.

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Bad Mothers Hate School Holidays

School holidays are upon us. Again. And again, we spend ages compiling a list of '20 Fun, Educational, Creative Activities we are going to do for the Holidays"...and then we do maybe, um, two of them? And by the time school rolls around again, my daughter will inevitably ask, "But Mum, when are we going to… Continue reading Bad Mothers Hate School Holidays