Anatomy of an Afternoon

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I made three new year's resolutions this year; one for work, one for running, and one for home -  this is the home one: "fix afternoons with the kids so they're less chaotic." But unlike my work and running goals, the home goal isn't specific, nor is it measurable, and it didn't come with any kind of ...

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Notebook and laptop - office mum

It's that in between Christmas and New Year bit when I've had just about enough of the Heroes but not quite enough of the Baileys coffee, and I'm looking back at the year gone by before moving on to planning the year ahead. So I'm jumping on the round-up wagon - taking the lead from Sadhbh of Where Wishes ...

Moana and the Disney Princesses – How Females are Portrayed in Children’s Films

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Once upon a time, a brave navigator sets sail to find a fabled island, in a bid to save everyone back home – this is the story behind Disney’s new release Moana. But the navigator at the centre of the movie isn’t a boy – she’s a princess, and like her predecessors in Frozen, she’s turning ...