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Things My Brothers Say

I have two younger brothers. And I love talking to them. As of March 2019, Crumb (not his real name) is 9 and Nugget (not his real name) is 6. They’re always chit-chatting – asking questions, formulating opinions and trying to figure out how the big wide world works (admittedly, I’m right there with them). […]

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Waking Neighbours & Eating Cake Pops

It’s the 6th of December and just after 5am. The house is silent and outside, it’s still dark. I’ve only just woken up when my family barrels into my bedroom. They’re already singing Happy Birthday when I lay eyes on them. Mom’s leading the pack, waving her hands to direct the traffic of bodies into […]

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5 Useless Skills I’m Great At

We’ve all got things we deem ourselves to be great at; skills that aren’t particularly useful – but we’re kind-of-sort-of proud of them nevertheless. Not to toot my own horn or anything, but I’m kind of good at these 5 things (and they’re almost entirely useless).  1. Quoting Dirty Dancing I’m not ashamed to admit […]

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Thank You

Last week I set out to write a thank-you note a day. I knew it wasn’t an ambitious undertaking by any means, and that it’d be easy to achieve – but that’s wasn’t the point. The point is: I wanted to appreciate more. And I figured a good way to do that was to write […]

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I Didn’t Sign Up For This

I was 9 when my mom sat me down an announced we’d be getting an addition to the family. Instantly, I was overjoyed. A puppy! A kitten! I began brainstorming name ideas – spot, meow, moo, fish? Then, I considered how much negotiating would be necessary before I got permission for the animal to sleep […]

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