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The importance of teachers + giveaway

*I was given a copy of “You’re different Jemima!’ by Empowering resources in order to complete this review. All opinions are my own.*

Before a child becomes and adult, schooling plays such an large part of their life. Teachers take up a lot of day to day time and their influence can also impact their home life. A good teacher can instill a love of learning. A bad one can break a child’s spirit.

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6 Tips for reducing anxiety + Giveaway

*I received one weekend family pass to Oz Comic-Con for myself and one weekend family pass for the purpose of a giveaway.  All opinions expressed are my own.*

Anxiety is something that I have been dealing with in increasing intensity after the last few years.  It has stopped me from doing things that I love.  It has stopped me from doing things with people that I love.  Worst of all, the guilt of not doing those things has been worse than the anxiety too.

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Being a superhero for a day

One of my favourite parts of Father’s Day is the kids shirts that the department stores bring out each year.  Yes, I admit I am one of *those* parents who buys cutesy shirts with cutesy phrases about how awesome Dad or Mum is.  Mr 7 has 3 or 4 of them at the moment.  Although as he has gotten older they have moved away from from cutesy phrases and into the superheroes.

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Colouring in meets technology

Colour Alive Crayola

*Brought to you by Nuffnang and Crayola.  I received 4 Colour Alive colouring packs in order to complete this review.*

A colouring in book is a staple of everyone’s childhood.  I’m sure we all have memories of time spent filling pages with rainbows of colour.  We all had our own ways of colouring.  Some spent extra time making sure every spot was filled.  While others scribbled as fast as they could.  

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