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SPAWN:

(noun) Offspring, especially when occurring in large numbers.

The amazing thing about being a parent is that you will never again be your first priority.

-Olivia Wilde

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When life gives you lemons…

Almost everyone has been complaining about this year (and rightfully so) because schedules were disrupted, jobs were lost, loved ones passed on… but if you are reading this right now, you have survived the pandemic and can still afford an internet enabled device with some data to spare. My heart goes out to everyone who…

The Face Behind GrowingWithSpawn

Hi everyone, I recently got tagged by my fellow mom and lovely blogger friend, Jan, to join her in this fun thread, so of course I jumped right on it. If you don’t know Jan, she’s basically a positive foodie who has a way with words. She writes about anything and everything, much like I…

Why you should consider couples therapy to STAY happy in your marriage

It’s Thursday again, so you know what that means? If you didn’t guess that we’d be continuing with the marriage series, then you definitely need to stop right here and read the other posts – I’ll what… Done? Ok great, now let’s jump into today’s blog takeover – Toni’s ‘hangout’. GUEST POSTby Toni (Lady B)…

5 Things you should never say to a woman

In the spirit of 2020, I thought that it would be a great time to highlight a few things that our male counterparts generally say to women which basically does no more than add fuel to the fire. Obviously not all women have been made the same, so it is only natural that some may…

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5 Life lessons I have learnt from blogging

Guest Post Hi all! I am Niraj from Niraj’s blogs, and I am delighted to do this collab with Shelly. In this blog post, I am going to talk about 5 things I have learnt from blogging. To give a bit of a background, I started blogging in March 2019 and have been regularly blogging…

How kids will affect your relationship

Children are such a blessing; they fill the house with laughter, say the cutest things and are such a joy to be around. One of my favourite things ever is receiving toddler hugs or having my toddler run into my arms and drop a big sloppy kiss on my cheek. Sounds lovely, doesn’t it? Well…

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