Conversations over Coffee

Conversations with Death

Lying in bed late one night watching Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday is where I met Michael Singer. The guest on Oprah’s latest show, I sat mesmerised as she interviewed this quiet and humble man. I have a love hate relationship with Oprah’s show; I love it because I am learning about so many incredible and…

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Protecting your child from disturbing Youtube content

From Peppa Pig to old cartoons from our own childhood – YouTube is often today’s virtual babysitter. My six-year-old watches YouTube, on a supervised laptop that sits on our kitchen table. I am always only a few metres away and can hear and see all the content he is watching. The channel EvanTubeHD has become a huge…

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Pieces of Me

Santa’s Magical Kingdom ~ Winner

  The winner has been selected for the Santa’s Magical Kingdom giveaway Melinda your entry was chosen to win the family pass to see Santa’s Magical Kingdom on November 30 at 10am Melinda’s response was: I love everything about Christmas! I love the shopping, the wrapping, the streets with lights shining, seeing the kids faces as…

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Pieces of Me

Santa’s Magical Kingdom ~ Giveaway

Part of me is reeling in the shock that Christmas is now only thirty-six sleeps away! Despite my best efforts and intentions, I do not have my Christmas shopping finished, I have not even contemplated any Christmas baking and the idea that in two weekends time I need to start Christmas decorations only leaves me…

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There Is a Wolf in My House

It was the dead of night. I was five months pregnant. I woke up. Frantic. Heart racing. Blood pumping. I was sweating. I grabbed my husband and screamed “there’s a wolf in the house!” He bolted upright in bed. Confused, scratching his head, “What?” “A wolf. I can hear it running through the house downstairs,…

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Stories of You

Belinda: Baked by Belinda ~ Winner

  The winners have been selected for the Belinda: Baked by Belinda giveaway Lisa Wood your entry was chosen to win the 12 deluxe cupcakes for the fabulous Baked by Belinda Lisa’s response was: We have used the Womens Day Cake Book for each of our boys over the years – I remember baking the 3D Duck Cake,…

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Experience the magic at Santa’s Magical Kingdom

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and there is no place that holds more Christmas magic or spirit than Santa’s Magical Kingdom. Burnley Oval has been completely transformed into a Christmas wonderland. As soon as you pass through the entrance of the spectacular marquee the giant toy soldiers on guard cast the first wave…

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The Importance of Play – Glottogon Winner

  The winner has been selected for the The Importance of Play – Glottogon Giveaway Renee your entry was chosen to win the $200 worth of Glottogon puzzles and games Renee’s response was: It’s funny you should write about this because I was just thinking about this the other day. I think I need to step back…

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Stories of You

Belinda: Baked by Belinda

Sometimes in life we endure stories of heart break, tragedy and pain that teach us important life lessons and define who we are. Yet sometimes we can learn just as important life lessons and find out who we are without the heart break. Sometimes we can learn these lessons through the simple things that make…

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The Importance of Play – Glottogon Giveaway

Thinking back to the summers I spent as a child, my memory is vivid with images of playing outside with my little sister. My parents had a huge backyard with a huge veranda and our summer days were idled away outside in the languishing Melbourne heat. With summer holidays only weeks away now, I think…

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