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Learning and experiencing life and hoping my discoveries might help you. All this while I get back to work freeelance writing/blogging and teaching yoga. Navigating life with Mr Miner, our boys and a dog named Goliath here in the Northern Illawarra.

Tips for back to work mums

I’ve just made it through my first two months at work and probably my first desk job in about five years. Going back to work is a real eye opener for you and for the family.  There’s stress, and tears, smiles and pizza on a Tuesday, BBQ chicken on Thursday when you’ve had enough.  The baby […]

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R U Ok today?

Today is R U OK? Day and the foundation that does some awesome work for head health (also know as mental health issues) is boldly asking Australia to step up and make a promise to do more for family, friends and workmates. www.ruok.org.au So much has been going on in the world of nickywaywrites, so much […]

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Mother’s shouldn’t bury their sons

Yesterday a good friend had to bury her brother. Worse still her mother buried her son. A mother buried her son. As a mother now myself, writing that sends chills down my spine. I can not even begin to imagine what that feels like. We’ve heard the line before. No parent should ever have to […]

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5 things you might have missed last week…

Did you know……. Every week there are millions of pieces of new information shared on line and in print, here are 5 things you might have missed last week. Park your kids in economy, live it up at the point end of the plane.  SMH’s Lee Tulloch found out the hard way that parents can park […]

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5 things you might have missed last week

Every week there are millions of pieces of information, shared on line and in print, here are five things you might have missed last week. 1. One woman every 10 hours dies from Ovarian Cancer. This Friday 1 May, #wearawhiteshirt to show your support for the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation (OCRF) #whiteshirtcampaign, join them on the […]

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Australia’s Top 100 Cafes

I love my daily cup of coffee, preferably while I’m out and about.  It’s my one little treat each day. Beanhunter have just released their take on Australia’s top 100 Cafe’s for 2014.  Sadly none made it in for my home town of Thirroul but their are some great ones near by in Sydney and across […]

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