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  • Lana Mayes - Trust Your Melody

    Posted 6 May 2016 by Debbie Rossi

    Little Things In Common is very proud to support Lana Mayes in her plight to help Tobias a little Paraguayan boy whom she spotted running around on twisted ankles in a Sunday Night story six months ago. Thanks to the keen eye of Lana, Tobias has been granted life-changing treatment.   Lana ...

  • Planning your plane trip with children

    Posted 4 November 2015 by Debbie Rossi

      From the time your child crawls, until the age of four, travel can be… tough. But it’s still absolutely worth it. Long haul flights (and even short haul flights) can be hard. Here are a few tips to get you through the flight.   - Try to book an overnight flight for at l...

  • Surviving the Silly Season

    Posted 26 October 2015 by Debbie Rossi

      In the lead up to Christmas, there is always so much excitement and hype!  There are gifts to buy and parties to attend, new clothes to purchase and Christmas Cards to send.   But now put your hand up if you have felt depressed, disappointed, sad, or let down after the festivit...

  • Holidays with Kids

    Posted 26 October 2015 by Debbie Rossi

    We live in one of the most beautiful places in the world!  We have such a diverse range of holiday destinations to choose from.  BC... (Before children) my husband and I were lucky enough to travel a lot overseas, we visited countries like America, Canada, China and Italy just to name a fe...

  • Choosing a Daycare for your Kids

    Posted 26 October 2015 by Debbie Rossi

    Choosing a daycare for your kids can be really daunting, there are so many options; family day care, day care centres, kindergartens, at home nannies, just to name a few.  Choosing a day care is stressful, I believe it is right up there with moving house and changing jobs.     Wh...

  • 5 Easy and Nutritious Breakfasts for Kids

    Posted 6 October 2015 by Debbie Rossi

    Some kids are fussy eaters!   Maybe it’s because children have twice as many taste buds as adults, but whatever the cause, my own little darling is no exception. Every parent knows that when fussy eaters are coupled with busy mornings, chaos will reign. With this in mind I have coll...

  • My Struggle as a Stepmum

    Posted 17 September 2015 by Debbie Rossi

      Being a mum is one of the hardest jobs I have every encountered.  No amount of books can tell you about the real exhaustion that comes from continuous lack of sleep, struggles of breast feeding, the uncertainty to why your child is crying and struggles to maintain a household. &n...

  • What happens when you get too comfortable with parenting.

    Posted 17 September 2015 by Debbie Rossi

      The supermarket fun begins I’ve got two young kids and so far I think I have this parenting thing under control some of the time. I’m not saying I’m the world’s best parent, but most of the time I’m pretty much on top of things (excluding  the daily &ldq...

  • How do you exercise on holidays?

    Posted 16 September 2015 by Debbie Rossi

      I am packing my bags for four nights away for our family of four to Mission beach.  This is now a mammoth task packing for a baby, toddler & husband who is away in Brisbane and arrives home at midnight, the morning before we leave.  The weather is forecast for rain, so need to ba...

  • There is light... Finding My Way Through Post Natal Depression

    Posted 24 August 2015 by Debbie Rossi

      The day I found out I was pregnant with my second child, I was in shock! I honestly thought we were so lucky falling pregnant from IVF the first time, and with so many failed cycles and four years in between, I don't think I fully believed I was pregnant until the second trimester!  ...