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Why children (boys and girls!) should play traditional soft dolls

Being a mum myself doesn’t make me an expert in parenting all of a sudden, but from the day Alex was born, I realise parenthood is a lifelong learning process to me and there is always something to learn along the way. Internet provides great resources nowadays but the flow of information can be overwhelming,…

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My Two Grannies: No two grannies are the same, but love is

I grabbed this book from the local library for some inspiration of my black and white mix doll and I’m surprised how much I can relate to this story. “The main character Alvina has two grannies: Grannie Vero from Trinidad and Grannie Rose from England. When her parents go on vacation, both grannies arrive to look after…

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How a journey to Ghana sparks the idea of a social enterprise

Thanks to my husband Rafael’s initiation to an international community project with JCI London, I was lucky enough to join him and another 3 team members delivering 1,000 malaria nets to Ghana in 2014. Having lived my whole life in developed cities like Hong Kong and London, I only got to know about the life in Sub-Saharan…

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