School week stress? Useful hints to achieve a balanced family life.

Most of us look forward to the end of the working week.  For many, Friday represents a ‘finish line.’ As school routines and work commitments collide, weeks still seem to fly by. Then, before we know it, it’s time to… Continue Reading >

How to Beat the Back to School Blues

The holidays are over and school is back in session. While we, as parents, may be grateful for the return to routine and some peace and quiet, strangely enough, our kids may not share in our enthusiasm. Many kids become… Continue Reading >

Back to school tips!

The dreaded back to school is just around the corner! How are you going to cope? What are you going to do to make this year different? Organise, take advantage of sales and priories those lunchboxes!   Yearly organisation!  Use… Continue Reading >

Homework Tips to Keep Children Inspired

My 4 year old loves anything to do with numbers and the alphabet at the moment. As a Mum I’m constantly looking for new ways that I can incorporate new learning experiences for him. One thing that I have found… Continue Reading >

Is this even possible? 

I’m a working mother, I work 4 days a week and have had my job for 6 years. After both of my children I returned to work relatively early (7 months). Working gives me balance and purpose. Plus, I like… Continue Reading >

Delicious lunchboxes

Content written by: The Organic Butler  Driving to school, juggling after-school activities and making sure the children do their homework are not the only parenting hurdles of school aged kids. One of the most overwhelming yet important aspects of this… Continue Reading >

Pocket big smiles at Smiggle without breaking the piggy bank

Everyone knows that you can mix, match and style your whole back to school look with Smiggle, keeping you creative, focused and on point.  But you can also get the fun stuff for just a few bucks, all year ‘round!… Continue Reading >