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Forgiveness and Reconciliation

Learning to accept the difference between forgiveness and reconciliation. Trying to rebuild a relationship when there are two very different beliefs about the world, it’s Creator and therefore how we should live as well as how we see the current status of our relationship and everything surrounding it.

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Homemade Cashew Milk

Regular readers and friends will know about my search for a dairy milk replacement that I can tolerate. I can’t stand Almond Milk unless it is combined with coconut milk but even then I...

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Just an Ordinary Day

Today was one of those days. Of not coping. As much as I love them I am so over The Wiggles. Do the Propeller, Do the propeller around and around, We’re going up and up and up and up”
Stop Susan, have a normal conversation for once!

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Meet n Greet

You might be new to my site… or you might be a regular reader who has noticed that I have moved my domain and wondering what on earth is going on. It’s been about 2 years since my last blog suicide major theme and url change and y’all know I get itchy feet. So here it is – my new site and url but with all the old posts.

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Confused by my Grief

It’s been 16 and a half years since Mum passed away. I visited my Mum’s grave last week. And as happened in the past I got angry and frustrated. With myself. I don’t believe she is in the grave. Her body is but her soul has crossed from this earth and this time to that of eternity. I don’t see why the burial plot should hold significance for me.

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Sharing My Story Without Over-Sharing

I want to share. There are events in my life that have shaped me, touched me and changed my thinking and my beliefs but I often feel stifled in sharing because I don’t know how to do so in a way that tells only my story.I don’t write much about my children because I want them to own their own story.

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Keeping In Touch When They've All Left Home

How do you keep up with your adult children? How frequently do you talk to your kids and by what means? Just as my relationship with each child was different when we homeschooled, so it is now that they are adults. And so we have different ways and times with each of them.

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Four Things I Want In My Life

I don’t do New Year resolutions and haven’t for quite some time. And yet here I am going to post a list of things that I’d like to either achieve, work on or try. But don’t be fooled into thinking it has anything to do with the New Year. It’s just timing.

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I Am A Good Mum

I’ve felt like a failure as a mum. Every belief I had about God, man, myself, my husband, my educational and parenting philosophies were challenged. Nowadays I am confident about one thing. I was a good mum. I did my best. I am a good mum and I’m still doing my best.

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My Journey with Health – Loose THM style

I’ve tried juicing, green smoothies, lots of raw foods, coconut oil and more. I’ve read and tried BodyTrim, Jenny Craig, Dukan Diet, The Maker’s Diet, Nourishing Traditions, Eat Fat to Lose Fat, Changing Habits Changing Lives, and then some! So here’s how I’ve lost 10kgs without it being a burden.

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Read aloud to your child every day. Have them read something every day. Road signs, recipes, packet food packaging, books, articles, newspapers, and more. Encourage them to read out loud and get used to hearing their own voice speaking words.

— Susan Priolo
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