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At Momentum's Women's Event this week, I listened to Elana Afrika tell us how we, as women, have been brought up to say "sorry" and apologise so easily for any little thing, and I thought to myself, "Not me. I'm happy to say sorry when I'm…
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Recently I came upon an article about the high cost of raising children. I am a mom of four. I know a little about the costs of raising these tiny ones. But if I truly knew how much children would cost us before we had them, I might have just gotten a dog. Scrap that. Dogs are expensive too. I'd get a plant. A cheap, replaceable plant.
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Our eldest two children are finally old enough to budget on their own. To understand, earn and save (and certainly ready to spend!!) their own money. Luckily, we have been trying to teach them about money and budgeting from a young age. But because we have never let them do it all themselves, we are now giving this a shot.
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I'll admit it; I've always just assumed Women's Day is just about celebrating all that is woman. That's why we call August "Women's Month" and why every single brand is pushing the fact that you should be spoiled, to "do it for all womenkind" and the #girlpower theme that goes with the whole month.
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I love my birthday. And even more so because my love language is Gifts! So I plan for my next birthday the month after I just had mine. (Ok, I'm not really that bad...) But this year has happened so fast, I have almost forgotten I'm turning…
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Someone asked me this weekend what I imagined my life being like 10 or 20 years ago. And she continued, saying "Your life today is probably nothing like you thought it would be like, right?" Without really thinking about it too much, I agreed.