Tagged: IBOT

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The trouble with online conversations

Real life conversations are always good. Always. By conversing with others you learn new things, clarify your own thoughts and have the chance to share what you believe too. It’s usually a win/win situation....

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I don’t want my kids to be bullies

My husband posted a thought-provoking video recently featuring Wil Wheaton talking about bullying. Mainly from the point of view of the victim. It is definitely worth a view. I have read a lot of...

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FAST

Do you know about FAST? There have been all kinds of advertisements lately about FAST but you, like me, may have missed them or let them wash by. It surely is nothing I need...

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Cafe Life

I have mentioned before that we frequent a cafe in our town whose owners, Julie and Rhys,  are just beautiful, caring and empathetic people. Cafe Tempest‘s motto is enter a stranger and come out...

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Regression

We are experiencing a period of regression with Gilbert at the moment. A time where he is so stressed out that he is returning to past obsessions and special interests to find comfort and...

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Resilience Matters

Sponsored by Australian Scholarships Group Resilience. One of the most important lifelong skills that you can ever possess. It is on my mind a lot these days, for a number of reasons. At work,...

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5 Tips for Taking Kids Overseas

We have just returned from our best holiday ever. Without a lie, our very best experience as a family. Which is amazing, considering how worried and stressed we were going in. The three little...

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Reality Check

It’s funny how you go about life with inbuilt assumptions and unconscious beliefs even though you consider yourself reasonably rational and unbiased. That’s human nature, I guess, but it still catches me by surprise...

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Pushing Too Far

These last few weeks have been full-on in the Russell house. It is going to be a busy end to a big year. And the strain is beginning to show, especially with Gilbert. He...