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MY DAUGHTER’S FIRST LOVE NOTE…

Today I received my first love note from my six year old daughter, written without compulsion and with her very own initiative! The beautiful part of this tale is her presentation; she brought this ‘love note’ to me and said “mummy, I have something special for you and I will read it for you”. She then lay beside me planted a kiss on my cheek, then began reading out her epistle of love. I blushed, turned red with love, pride and…

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10 TOP TIPS FOR MY DAUGHTER AT 20

My adopted daughter clocked 20 a few days ago and I have been thinking of the right words of advice to share with her as she formally leaves teen-hood to womanhood.   Having passed through this stage of life called ’20s’, did not make the words come easy. It feels like we are generations apart (feeling so old *winking*). My experiences and the things obtainable in my generation seem slightly old school.   So in the bid to help my daughter take on…

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