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Best tv shows

The best TV shows streaming for lockdown

Best tv shows

On lockdown, self isolating or social distancing? All this means you’re going to have a lot of time on your hands. Yes… you could be productive, but let’s face it, we only have so much motivation. Besides, all this enforced home time gives us the perfect excuse to binge watch excessively. So, to get you started I’ve done a survey of mums and asked what the best TV shows are right now. Here are the results!

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help your reluctant reader

5 ways you can help your reluctant reader

help your reluctant reader

As a child I was a voracious reader. I was on chapter books by about five or six and I was hooked. I was never without a book – I belonged to all the libraries (although I was terrible at returning my books) and I struck up relationships with bookshop owners along the Northern Beaches of Sydney. I had my own chair at the second hand book shop I went to every day after school from the ages of eight to 10 – I was allowed to read in the store and they always swapped my books for me. On average I would read one book every afternoon, sometimes two.

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Girl Guides

Guide Guides – More than just a biscuit

Girl Guides

When I was 10 I started a new school. I moved from a tiny little school, with a maximum of 24 kids, where every student was like my family, to our local public school. The public school had around 1000 kids and I didn’t know what hit me. Everyone looked the same in uniform, I could never find the same person twice and they had all know each other since kindy. I was completely lost, but then I joined Girl Guides.

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