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Costume making- Carnival 2019

Carnival in my country is officially over and everyone who took part is in full recovery. It was L's first year taking part in  Carnival festivities in Primary school and of course we were tasked with the job of making his costume. The theme sent home by the teachers was 'Flora and Fauna of Trinidad… Continue reading Costume making- Carnival 2019

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Up in the Sky!

I know, I know! I did not update the blog at all during the Easter Vacation, but trust that we had a lot going on! Our vacation was packed, and while hubby and I were exhausted, L was absolutely loving all the activity! This worked for us because I was not about to sit and… Continue reading Up in the Sky!

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Which one do you need: a Proofreader or an Editor?

In  my last post I spoke about the 5 reasons why you should hire an editor and today I will talk about the difference between a proofreader and an editor. All jobs are not created equal. You do not need an editor at each stage in a project, and there are stages where the use of… Continue reading Which one do you need: a Proofreader or an Editor?

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Here we go a-reading!

Hey guys! I have been super busy these past couple of weeks, juggling a number of things: making L's costume for his Carnival jump up (will blog about it soon), prepping for my MFA Oral Exam(also will blog about this, but only after, when my nerves are back to normal), and work. But I am… Continue reading Here we go a-reading!

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5 reasons why you NEED to hire an editor

I often hear people bemoan the use of a professional editor. I mean, why should you pay someone for something that you can either do for yourself or get done for free from family and friends? I get it; trust me I do. We all need to find ways to save money, but here is… Continue reading 5 reasons why you NEED to hire an editor

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Big steps taken!

The New year brought major goal setting, (as my last post spoke about) and one of those included prepping L for Primary School so I wanted to update you guys on the progress he has been making. Our guidance included getting him more familiar with how to hold a pencil, forming letters, reading simple words etc.… Continue reading Big steps taken!

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We finally made it to the Library!

After promising for what seemed like ages upon ages, we finally made it to the library! L was super excited because, as you guys know, we have kicked our reading and writing into high gear and he has been surprising us every day with how many words he knows. So a library was a big… Continue reading We finally made it to the Library!