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Mr & Mrs πŸ’

When you get married it is with the hope that the idealised fairy tale of happily ever after will come true for you. Usually marriage comes after a couple of years together, which can only be described as the honeymoon...
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Condescend

If someone thinks they are better than you, they don’t respect you. Don’t invest emotional energy on someone who doesn’t see you.
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Politics

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ What I’ve learnt from the US Election: Women will always be held to a higher standard than men, even by women. What I would like to ask Hillary: If you had the chance to redo your life from the...
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Restore

I love New York. The bright lights, the hustle & bustle, the smells, the sirens, the majestic architecture, the way your soul feels alive walking the streets. I arrived in September to a heatwave, en route to Brazil from Australia...
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Gasp

I still remember the shock I felt when I looked down and realised my bag wasn’t there. They say you never appreciate the value of something until it is gone. What’s worse is appreciating something and having it stolen. I’d...
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Step Up

In my early 20’s I dated a personal trainer for 4 years. He was obsessed with not only his fitness and outward appearance but also mine. Many a night we would have plans to go out for dinner and I’d...
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Motherhood Question #1

Why is it always the way that on the days you have plans your toddler can sleep through the sound of the vacuum, your preschooler singing at the top of her lungs and doing gymnastics off her bed, the delivery...
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Friendship

My niece started high school this year. She’s gone from being an exuberant, all-singing, all-dancing, excited to see me & tell me all about her accomplishments girl, to barely looking up from her phone on the couch to acknowledge my...
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Anticipation

It’s only when you have been a Mum for a few years that you truly appreciate everything your own Mum did for you. My daughter just turned 4, it’s a major milestone, cupcakes at preschool are a rite of passage....
Mama

Mamamia

I was nervous getting on the plane not knowing what to expect when I disembarked. 10 weeks learning a new language wasn’t enough to feel prepared. A new country, new culture, new family awaited me. My boyfriend had left the...
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Day of the Girl

Every girl has limitless potential, we are all created equal and deserve the same education, opportunities, support and freedoms to be able to follow our dreams πŸ“š #DayoftheGirl http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/in-focus/girl-child If you know an inspirational girl please share her story ❀️
Set

Set the Tone

The day after we moved in together my husband asked me to marry him while I was doing the washing up. It was romantic to me because it was spontaneous and authentic. I met him 3 months prior and we...
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Ice Delight

There is one constant in my life that no matter the emotion I’m feeling I will always have excitement for… Ice Cream 🍧 My endless love ❀️
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20,000

Share the ❀️ I love receiving messages from women saying that my posts connect with them πŸ’• My intention when starting this page was to write about topics that unite and affect women regardless of race, age, culture, marital status...
Hooked

Hooked

The best part about being a kid is believing anything is possible. My daughter has recently discovered the magic of books. Before she goes to sleep I read her a book from the Dr. Seuss collection and she giggles at...
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Infidelity

What causes a man to cheat? It’s simple really, he’s checked out of the relationship. That means he no longer places a high value on his partnership with you, he has thought about the consequences of being caught and losing...
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Flawed

If life is a series of moments, then not every one is bound to be reflected perfection. Most days life as a Mum starts out running until you fall exhausted into bed. Throughout that day you will at some point...
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Inspiration

What is inspiration? The promise of infinite possibilities. The thrill of the unexpected. The beauty in happiness. Reciprocated love. The perception of pleasure. Authentic leadership. The ordinary in extraordinary. Conscious creative contribution. Belief in the betterment of humanity.