Welcome to the MOPS blog for 2016!

What do I say to introduce you to myself, and the M♡PS Australia blog for 2016?
Hi! My name is Linda Alfredsson. I’m new here.L plate

My friends will tell you that I’m not usually stumped for words but…today I’m feeling a bit nervous.  This is my first blog post in my new role as Blog Administrator for M♡PS Australia. I’m pretty sure I don’t know what I’m doing yet but, if you’ll have me, I’m happy to stay and give it my best shot.

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Preparing for the Next Stage (the best you can)

Because I was going to be home with our baby boy anyway, we decided not to send our twin girls to Kindergarten.  So in the months leading up to their first day of school we did our best to get them prepared for the journey of learning that lay ahead of them.  But in a way, it was me who needed the training!

I mean, we are expected to provide them with a packed lunch… everyday!

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The Hand That Rocks The Cradle Is The Hand That Rules The World.

Probably the hand that rocks the cradle is also the hand with strong wrists. Not to mention biceps – and let’s face it mums, we do a lot of weight lifting. Maybe it’s all about strength. Maybe that’s why we rule the world. Sheer muscles equals leadership.

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Being Brave – and visiting Australia!

It is very common to hear nowadays “Oh, I’ve always wanted to (insert adventure or place)” or “That’s on my bucket list” but it is becoming more rare to hear someone fulfil that wish or check mark that bucket list adventure. My husband and I decided we didn’t want to be those people. Continue reading “Being Brave – and visiting Australia!”