Our kids’ morning routine checklist post is one of our most popular. Thousands of you visit it every week. So, because it’s been requested, here is an evening routine checklist for you all.
One of my biggest fears with parenting is running over a child on my driveway. We all drive such big cars now and it’s so easy to get distracted with phones ringing, kids getting in and out and the rush we are always in. I love my reversing camera, but even that isn’t 100% in keeping kids safe.
Vivid is one of our favourite times of the year in Sydney. It makes the city absolutely magical. Now Vivid has expanded to Luna Park, so we headed down to check it out.
I’m not a winter person – way too many clothes involved for me! But if you love snuggly clothes and layering up then here are 5 stylish and easy outfits for winter. We’ve covered all bases with styles and colours, for those of you who prefer the casual look, to all of you working mums out there that need a more corporate style. Continue reading
Last week we were lucky enough to be invited to the opening of PUFFS! PUFFS is the story of the Hufflepuffs of Hogwarts (or the Puffs so there is no copyright infringement lol!) While Harry, Ron and Hermione are off having adventures, facing You Know Who and saving the school, what is happening to the Puffs who just want to get on with school, and try not to die? Continue reading
Packing lunches every day can be tiresome, repetitive and frustrating. Especially when your child changes what they like every week and you’re trying to juggle work and getting out the door. Add in the pressure of social media and ‘Instagram worthy’ lunches, and we can feel frustrated, tired and totally over it. But sometimes simple is better. It’s not about how fancy their lunches are, it’s about making sure that each lunch has the right foods to help their little bodies grow and concentrate in the classroom.
When I was 10 I started a new school. I moved from a tiny little school, with a maximum of 24 kids, where every student was like my family, to our local public school. The public school had around 1000 kids and I didn’t know what hit me. Everyone looked the same in uniform, I could never find the same person twice and they had all know each other since kindy. I was completely lost, but then I joined Girl Guides.
Tully is currently Harry Potter OBSESSED! I’ve been through this before with my son and it’s such a fun age. Due to it being all about Harry Potter, we had to throw an epic Harry Potter themed party for Tully’s seventh birthday. I think it was the biggest party I’ve thrown – in work and in size. We had about 30 kids here for two hours and it was crazy!
We all overindulge at Easter and that’s just part of the fun! With all the food and especially chocolate consumed over Easter, there is bound to be some leftovers, so make sure they don’t go to waste. We have come up with six ways you can reuse your hot cross buns so that you don’t have to throw them away in an aim to waste less and save more. Many of our recipes include leftover chocolate as well, so you could use your leftover Easter eggs and bunnies too!
The Royal Easter Show is a family tradition. I think I’ve only missed it three times in 40 years, and two of those times were because I was giving birth to Easter babies! There are five things we HAVE to do every year: