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Same Same but Different – Being a Woman – From Women Around the World

Have you ever heard women say of men, ‘It’s like they’re all from the same mother?!’ This phrase usually comes up when women discuss the characteristics of their men. Despite cultural differences, there are so many similarities it’s uncanny! Could the same be said of women? Despite our cultural and religious differences, women have a … Continue reading "Same Same but Different – Being a Woman – From Women Around the World"
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Blood, Sweat and Tears – Slaves and Plantations

A warm and sunny afternoon saw us visit the Smith Plantation in Roswell, an affluent area in Georgia. The Smiths, one of Roswell’s founding families, lived in this home for three generations before opening it up to the public as a museum. Standing before us and surrounded by some acres of land, was a huge … Continue reading "Blood, Sweat and Tears – Slaves and Plantations"
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10 Ways to Prepare for a Job Interview as a Returning-to-Work-Mum

Interviews can be daunting, especially when you’re returning to work after a few years of being a full-time mom. Your confidence may be low, and you may not even remember what it was you did at work. Here are 10 ways to prepare for a job interview as a returning to work mom. 1. Know … Continue reading "10 Ways to Prepare for a Job Interview as a Returning-to-Work-Mum"
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15 Things Women Should Not Say at an Interview

In the UK, although discrimination is illegal against any job applicant based on age, sex, race or religion (not sure how a that would work with a Muslim applying to be Arch Bishop), one would be foolish to believe that this doesn’t happen. Of-course there won’t be any proof of this until mind readers are … Continue reading "15 Things Women Should Not Say at an Interview"
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Women – Are we Victims or Fools?

Are women set impossible targets to be “…great at their job, have fabulous hair, a sexy husband, perfect nails, be an amazing mother and look thin and hot at all times”. Are women really forced to increase the size of their breasts or butts, or inject chemicals into their faces and lips? Why are women doing this? Who are women doing this for? Are women victims or fools?
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Loneliness – No Woman is an Island

What is loneliness? “A feeling of being on your own, even when there is someone right next to you” – the30pluswoman Being Lonely Being alone is one thing. Sometimes it is nice to just be on your own and enjoy your own company. I think most moms appreciate a few minutes of just being alone! … Continue reading "Loneliness – No Woman is an Island"
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15 Things No One Tells You About BREASTFEEDING

Breastfeeding is such a natural and wonderful thing, with physical and psychological benefits for both mother and child. I find it incredible how the female body has been created to grow and nourish a baby from just a seed in the mother’s womb, to a beautiful baby outside of the womb. Breastmilk provides all the … Continue reading "15 Things No One Tells You About BREASTFEEDING"
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15 Things No One Tells You About HAVING A BABY

For most women, an overwhelming feeling of love comes over you the moment you see your baby. You love this precious little person who has been growing inside you the past 9 months, with an intense and immense love, and suddenly (or maybe not so suddenly) all the pain of giving birth has been worthwhile! … Continue reading "15 Things No One Tells You About HAVING A BABY"
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15 Things No One Tells You About GIVING BIRTH

  I think every woman has heard that giving birth is painful.  This is a complete understatement.  Giving birth is $%%%$$%!!! (insert your preferred swear word here) painful!  But as my intention is not to scare you, I’ll say no more about the excruciating pain and list some things that you may not have heard … Continue reading "15 Things No One Tells You About GIVING BIRTH"
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15 Things No One Tells You About PREGNANCY

I was really scared of ever falling pregnant, for the sole reason that I feared I would pop.  Like a balloon.  My mom had told me that no-one had ever popped before, but I was convinced that I’d be the first.  I’m pleased (and very relieved) to say that I had 2 pregnancies and didn’t … Continue reading "15 Things No One Tells You About PREGNANCY"
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