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How to Ensure a Safe Family Reunion

September 11, 2020

If the highlight of your year is a family barbecue, you might wonder how COVID-19 will affect your festivities. After all, you’ll need to take additional precautions this year. So how can you ensure a safe family reunion in the age of the novel coronavirus? While gatherings are inherently dangerous, you can take steps to minimize the risk. The following eight tips can help you enjoy time together while reducing disease transmission.   1. Stock Up While the pandemic has…

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How to Protect Your Children During a Divorce Process

September 10, 2020
mother and child giving hands

Many families in Australia face the problem of separation or divorce. Whatever the reasons are, this is a difficult process for everyone involved. But it is especially difficult for a child to watch how the two most important people for him diverge in different directions. Parental divorce is a watershed moment for children, especially if their subsequent lives are significantly different from their previous ones. Here is a couple of advice on how to protect your children during the divorce…

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5 Relaxing Things To Do During Quarantine

August 14, 2020

With the on-going pandemic, we have been staying at home, trying to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe. Although this was usually the dream when you had your 9-5 job, nowadays, staying at home has become just as stressful as being out of it. With most people working from home (while taking care of the kids) it’s not difficult to become stressed out and even bored and unproductive. You must get the relaxation you need and to help you…

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How to Spend More Quality Time with Your Kids

August 14, 2020

One day you’re holding your bundle of joy in your arms for the first time, and the next thing you know they’re setting off to college. It may seem as if they’ve grown up in a blink of an eye. Before you know it, you start looking back at all the time that’s gone without ever knowing what you have been doing for all those years. All of that will inevitably make you feel as if you’ve missed out on…

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7 Thoughtful Things You Can Do for Your Parents

June 23, 2020

Where would we be without our parents? Parents spend a good portion of their lives providing endless support and unconditional love to their children. Whether it’s an upcoming holiday or a special occasion, there are plenty of times when they deserve to receive all that tender love and care that they have given us. Presents are beautiful, but acts of service are just as meaningful. Here are seven thoughtful things you can do (and get) for your parents.   1.…

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How to Know You’re Ready for Marriage

May 19, 2020

There’s no typical time frame for getting married. Some couples get engaged after only knowing each other a few months, while other couples wait decades before tying the knot. If you and your partner are wondering when it will be the right time, there are a few signs you can be aware of. Here’s how to know you’re ready for marriage.   You’ve worked through some major problems. Many couples get divorced because they’re facing problems they just can fix. It might…

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6 Things to Do If You Think Your Partner Is Cheating

May 6, 2020

It’s never a good feeling to think your partner is cheating. It impacts not only your relationship but your self-esteem as well. Before you confront and accuse your significant other (SO), here’s what you should do.     Make A List Consider this your pros and cons list. The pros would be why the positive signs that your SO isn’t cheating, and the cons can be all of the red flags you’re noticing. Are they gone at mysterious hours of the…

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What is Right and Wrong in Blogging World

April 27, 2020

I have been writing since I was a kid. I said it before here at Alejandra’s, I will say it again: I got my first typewriter (electric…a super new stuff) when I was 9 years old. I still have it. It is white, and the first story I wrote, like a proper story, was about a skeleton (hey… I always had a thing for horror). The clack clack of the buttons always made me feel in my world and comfortable.…

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7 Ways to Maintain a Positive Relationship During a Divorce

March 25, 2020

By Emma Williams   Even if you and your ex-spouse get the best lawyers in Australia and you both agree that a divorce is something that will do you good both, it is not an easy process. Everything from joint accounts, shared property and the most important, children are going to make the process more painful and complicated. Maintaining a positive relationship with your ex during and after the divorce is quite hard but here are 7 tips to help…

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