Lynne Huysamen

Mommy to a pigeon pair, blogger and online marketer. Lover of chocolate, good books and buckets of coffee. J Just muddling my way through this parenting journey the best I can and sharing about it along the way!

How to Create A Garden Out Of Your Porch or Balcony

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Gardens have amazing therapeutic and lifestyle benefits that can help us keep ahold of our mental and physical health. These benefits extend to children who participate in gardening activities, as they develop an appreciation for nature’s growth and life cycles. Many gardeners find it to be a healing activity in …

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Ways to Cope with Postnatal Depression

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As a new mom, you will likely find yourself making several adjustments to your everyday life to accommodate the needs of your newborn. In the first few weeks after you give birth, you may feel exhausted from all the sleepless nights, and the hours you spend tending to your baby’s …

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8 Awesome Wooden Toys for 3 Year Olds

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Christmas is around the corner so parents all over the world are busy brainstorming what gifts for buy for their little ones. Now I am not sure about you but I am not fond of plastic toys for many reasons – the fact that they usually break quite quickly leaving …

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How Music Can Heal The Heart

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Music has the ability to stir powerful emotions. Almost everyone has had the experience of hearing a piece of music and feeling powerfully moved. It’s a technique often used by advertisers, who play on themes of romance, nostalgia, and many others to increase the appeal of their products. It’s a …

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30 Self-care Ideas for Women for 30 Days

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It is in a woman’s nature to look after others, we are the nurturers. It is so important that we, as woman, take care of ourselves, especially if we are moms too. We’ve all heard the saying “you can’t pour from an empty cup” so we need to ensure that …

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Women and Addiction: All WHYs and HOWs

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When it comes to various addictions (drugs, alcohol, tobacco), one usually pictures a male who abuses substances or alcohol. Even if this stereotype is statistically based, it is necessary to look at addictions from a female’s perspective separately. The problem of addiction concerns all genders. However, until recently, research focused …

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A Guide On How To Babyproof Your New Home

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Bringing home your new baby is a momentous occasion that is to be celebrated and looked forward to, however there is a lot of preparation that needs to be done before your baby arrives. You will need to purchase all the things you need for your new baby and decorate …

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8 Ways VR (Virtual Reality) Is Improving Healthcare

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The modern technology has made many advances in various spheres – in space exploration, in connecting people, in broadcasts and many more. An interesting new trend is the advances made in virtual reality. A decade back, the very idea of VR was astounding and things one could only dream of, …

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7 Things to Keep in Mind Before Buying a New Mattress

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Sleep is important to our well-being – our mental, emotional and physical health all benefit from a great night’s sleep. One of the best ways to facilitate this is to invest in a comfortable, high-quality mattress. Nowadays, the options are seemingly endless. This is a good thing, since it means …

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An Introduction To The Elf On The Shelf PLUS Giveaway

Elf On The Shelf Kitchen Window

Christmas is a magical time for children and for many adults too. Most families gather together at Christmas time to share gifts and a special celebration. Many families have Christmas traditions that are passed down from generation to generation, with children and adults looking forward to these traditions. Chances are …

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4 Reasons Why Your Parents Are Right About Car Insurance

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When there are cars on the road, it’s just a given that there will be fender-benders, pedestrian incidents and other unfortunate accidents. Not only can these result in injuries and emotional trauma, but there are often (almost always, in fact) financial consequences. If you’ve ever been in 1 of these …

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