Are boys better?

We’re having a boy and I’m pretty excited. We have one little boy and I think that two little boys would be perfect. Well three boys actually if you count my other half!! I have all the things that little boys need and I’m getting used to the boisterousness sprinkled with kisses and hugs that […]

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Australian Women's Weekly Cover - Georgie Gardner

Hi my name is Nicky and I read the Australian Women’s Weekly

I’m getting old.  I must be.  I now read Australian Women’s Weekly (AWW) and I really enjoy it. Don’t get me wrong I love In Style, Australian Home Beautiful, Australian Country Style, Australian Yoga Journal, the occasional Women’s Day, New Idea and Grazia too but I love checking out which inspirational Australian gal has made […]

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Nocturnal musings

Have you ever wondered why you look at the clock when you wake in the dead of night? I try not to, I really do but when I’ve been lying in bed for what seems like an eternity being very still, quiet and getting very frustrated, sometimes I just can’t help it, I look. I […]

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How to get a domain name, it’s easier than you think

One of the first things you’ll need to do if you want an online presence is to choose a global address, also known as domain name. This domain name can be used to secure a personalised email address ie mary@littlelamb.com and/or web address www.littlelamb.com. Ideally you can also then carry this domain name into things […]

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Weekend Australian Baby Bella lost to her parents for 18 years

“Why did they take our baby?” by Caroline Overton The Weekend Australian’s Article on baby Bella back in November 2010, was disturbing. Journalist Caroline Overington told the story of two loving parents who decided against risky surgery on their baby.   Bella was made a ward of the state, had the operations and went into foster care.  She was then […]

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The new language of authors

If I said Twitter/flash fiction, SMS novel, wiki or stanza would I be speaking another language to you? Well get learning writers, because these new languages are here to stay and author/blogger Joanna Penn tells the story in Module 1 of her Author 2.0 online course. Cross media platforms are opening up new worlds to […]

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Relaxing with kids

Having children is a dramatic change to your life.  For me after 35 years of doing pretty much whatever I wanted, then being committed to a tiny human being that needed me 24/7 was a big change.  It also meant that I got more creative about where I went when I wanted to get out […]

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How to make friends fast in a new town

Being the new person is always a bit tough but after moving four times in the last two years I’ve discovered ways to make friends fast in a new town. Get a job. A sure fire way to meet people in town is to get a job.  The first friends you make will be your workmates (hopefully!).  […]

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10 things to take care of before you move

After six years in the community of Tieri, we are moving to Mudgee.  The removalists are coming, the dog is organised but there’s much more to moving than that. Below are my top tips to take care of before you move. 10 things to take care of before you move  Redirect your mail – not […]

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