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Sarah (Sebraun)

Joined 2 years ago from Europe

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  • Why Can't We Let Children Be Themselves?

    Why Can't We Let Children Be Themselves?

    2 years ago

    Children are keen to explore the world and pursue their interests. Even though we should admire the process of children finding their voices, all too often society chooses not to listen and instead tell children who they should be.

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    How the STAR Approach Can Lead to Interview Success

    14 months ago

    Interviews can be daunting even if you have spent hours preparing for them. The best way to structure your answers is, in my experience, the STAR approach. This has increased my own success rate at interviews considerably.

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    Organising Craze: Why We Might (at Times) Be Too Hard on Ourselves

    13 days ago

    Marie Kondo may have inspired a worldwide tidying and minimalism trend, but is it a realistic goal for everyone?

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    Home-Made Quince Confectionery

    18 months ago

    If you have quinces left over after making all the usual treats, I recommend having a go at making your own confectionery at home. Because who doesn't like a little sweet treat to go with a nice cup of tea or coffee?

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    Duck Breast With Red Cabbage and Creamy Mash

    19 months ago

    This dish is a wintry showstopper. Duck breasts are an elegant main course anytime; however, I would also urge you to consider this recipe as a time-saving alternative to a traditional Christmas dinner if you are celebrating in a small round.

  • The Pink and Blue Trap

    The Pink and Blue Trap

    2 years ago

    We like to tell ourselves that society has come a long way in doing away with injustice - and in a way we have. However, looking around clothes shops and the toy aisles, somehow we are letting big companies influence our youngest with subtle messaging as to what they should like.

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    Christmas-Spiced Quince Jelly Recipe

    18 months ago

    Quinces are a delicious but under-used fruit. Somewhere between an apple and a pear, they are too hard to be eaten raw, but they make a delicious jelly that's perfect for a Christmas breakfast or an awesome homemade holiday gift!

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    Budgets: The Toxicity of Comparison

    12 months ago

    It's human nature to compare oneself to others. We all know that it can put our budgets at risk whenever we try to keep up with the Joneses. But by reading personal finance blogs, helpful as they can be, aren't we just trying to keep up with others, too?

  • Embarking on a No-Spend-Month

    Embarking on a No-Spend-Month

    2 years ago

    There is advice on how to prepare for a no-spend-month everywhere. Yet, emotionally, starting a new month knowing a percentage of your budget is off-limits can trigger a desire to spend.

  • Good Reasons to Have Children

    Good Reasons to Have Children

    2 years ago

    If you are wondering if starting a family should be on your to-do list, you might not have considered these good reasons yet.

  • A Review of How to Talk so Kids Will Listen and Listen so Kids Will Talk

    A Review of How to Talk so Kids Will Listen and Listen so Kids Will Talk

    2 years ago

    Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish's book has been around for a while (since 1980 to be precise). This article will give a brief overview of what this book covers and explore if the messages it brings across actually work.

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    What Having a Family Taught Me About Finance

    2 years ago

    They say raising children is expensive, and of course, they are right in the sense that big expenses are going to come your way for two decades at least. However, children are also brilliant teachers who might just unlock your potential.

  • Saving for Christmas -My Plan

    Saving for Christmas -My Plan

    2 years ago

    Here's a few facts about Christmas that everybody actually knows: 1) It's expensive. 2) It happens every year. Yet somehow for the majority of us Christmas causes a massive spending spree that blows our budgets. This year I would like to share my new plan to combat credit card strain.

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    Why You Should Cook With Your Toddler

    2 years ago

    Including a toddler to the kitchen might sound messy and stressful, but it is a great way of teaching them great lessons for life that go far beyond the kitchen. It can also be some quality time spent that will set them up with great habits for life.

  • Is Swagbucks Actually Worth It?

    Is Swagbucks Actually Worth It?

    13 months ago

    If you have only recently become aware of Swagbucks, then you might be wondering if you can actually make a little money on the side through it. Because it does sound a little bit too good to be true, doesn't it? Although I'm fairly new to it, I'd like to share my experience.

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    A Review of Baby-Led Weaning by Gill Rapley & Tracey Murkett

    2 years ago

    If you have a baby, you might be inundated with feeding advice. Maybe somebody has already suggested that you should get either "Baby-Led Weaning" or "The Baby-Led Weaning Cookbook" by Gill Rapley and Tracey Murkett. This is a little introduction to the books and my own experience with the approach.

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    Curry Feast: Dhal With Aubergine (Eggplant) Fritters

    3 months ago

    If you have a tiny aubergine (eggplant), a mug of red lentils, some rice and some spices on standby, it doesn't matter if your fridge looks empty. You can easily turn that into an Indian-style curry extravaganza in 30 minutes or even less.


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