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The true meaning of Christmas
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The True Meaning of Christmas! | Our First Kiwi Christmas

Christmas is one of those times of the year when people lose their minds. Everyone goes completely crazy; spending too much money, buying all the gifts, drinking all the booze and judging each other about what is right and what isn't. The truth is, the meaning of Christmas or X'mas or the holiday season is different for everyone and that's okay! Some people believe[...]

Stop being so ungrateful about being pregnant!
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Stop being so ungrateful about being pregnant!

This headline is probably click bait. It's true but not in the way it sounds. When I was pregnant, I really and truly hated being pregnant. I was miserable. I honestly didn't enjoy most of the pregnancy. Why am I telling you this you may be wondering? My child is after all three years old already. Well, the truth is, I'm still bitter over it. I still think about it[...]

questions to ask before you move across the world
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5 Questions to ask yourself before giving up everything and moving to a new city

As a new expat, I often find myself being asked many questions about moving abroad. I get sent messages from so many people who have seen me make the giant leap into the sunset and asked for various tips and advice, or just straight up questions, like can this moving company Roanoke help move things abroad? One thing I can't do is provide immigration advice as you[...]

remember your why
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Moving Abroad: When the Going Gets Tough, Remember Your WHY!

Moving abroad is not for the weak, that's something I can say with certainty. Just over a year ago, my husband and I sat down and together, made the decision to pack up our lives and move across the world. The criteria was straight forward. We wanted to live in one of those countries where people hardly ever lock the doors. Okay okay it wasn't as simplified as t[...]