Blast From The Past – Knowledge Might Be The Key

In a world where everything and everyone is accessible online, information get spread like a wildfire. One of the most important things for me as a mother is to keep my kids safe. To teach them the risks out there. Will I always be able to keep them from being harmed? I hope so but I don’t know. There is just too much out there to be sure. What I want to be sure of though, is to have taught them everything possible to keep them from becoming a victim. It’s all I can do.

In today’s Blast From The Past I share some shocking numbers and facts but also my thoughts about children and keeping them safe. My hopes, my ideas and also what I’m worried about.

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Blast From The Past – Gut Feeling

I believe that the most important thing in our life is following your gut feeling. Not only to keep us safe but also in relation to trusting people in your normal surrounding, making friends, picking a place to go on vacation, all the way down to the food you pick to eat or not eat. For whatever reason over the time growing up we learned to ignore our gut feeling. We learned to “switch on our brain” and think things through. Because often the gut feeling doesn’t really make sense if you start analyzing it. I had a gut feeling moment on the weekend. Nothing major but it made me decide to re-post this piece again as a blast from the past.

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My contribution to this amazing feature “She-Logy”. Head over to Silver Lining Mama to check out the other posts…

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SHE-LOGY: Inspirational Women As Role Models For My Girl.

Thank you, Sandra of amommasview, for saying yes to guest post for She-logy.


For years now I am working on putting together a list of inspirational women for my daughter. I find that today girls get sucked into admiring all those pop star girls, who frankly don’t do anything than trying to sing and wear tight and short close and heaps of make up. They all get marketed the same way: Sexy. That’s my take on it! So what do they teach our girls? What do our girls get out of it? The stupid idea that you have to starve yourself, put color on your face and dress… hmmm… questionably from a mom’s point of view.

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