5 Tips for getting ready on time for school

The kids have gone back to school and so the morning struggle to get out of the door on time has once again begun. So I have drawn on what worked in his kindergarten years as well as advice given… Continue Reading >

10 fun Christmas traditions to enjoy with your kids

The magic of Christmas is truly here and no doubt you began to love it even more since you become a parent for the first time, it really does come alive in children. It’s easy to get caught up in… Continue Reading >

The Unicorn Job

Yesterday I had a job interview. It was for a local job. Local jobs are super hard to find and basically non-existent. Let’s call them the unicorns of the job world due to the fact that none actually materialises ever…. Continue Reading >

A child who reads will be an adult who thinks.

What was your favourite children’s book when you were growing up? Do you remember your favourite characters? Is there any part of them that resonate with you now as an adult? I think we all agree how important it is… Continue Reading >

Is being kind to our partners really a feminist issue?

This month is my husband’s birthday month so I felt it only appropriate to write on the subject of husbands and fathers. As a whole, we as women have spent such a long time trying to fight for gender equality…. Continue Reading >

Bringing in the bed

Featured content brought to you “Shop Inside” As your baby grows you tick a number of milestones off the list. Rolling, solid food, crawling, walking…….finally the day comes where it’s time to bid farewell to the cot and move to… Continue Reading >

Time to Let Go!

With holidays now over and school and child care happening, many parents have to face that phase of getting their children comfortable with the idea of returning to school.  For many children, particularly those who are just starting child care,… Continue Reading >

You know you’re a Mum when… part 2

Being a parent of a new baby can quickly sap your strength and keep you wandering aimlessly in a land of not-enough-sleep. No matter how calmly you try parenting will eventually produce bizarre behaviour If you’re a Mum here’s 10… Continue Reading >

Struggling to have another baby? So was I and here’s what I learnt.

In the last couple of weeks I’ve started announcing that I’m pregnant with my second child. And to explain the 5 year gap between kids, I explain that we’ve been trying for 3 years. This has been met with a… Continue Reading >

ANGELS AND DEMONS – shape shifting behaviour in our kids

How wonderful it feels when the school teacher or day care provider compliments our child’s behaviour, or comments on something particularly amazing or thoughtful they witnessed that day. Then before you’ve even returned home there’s been a scuffle in the… Continue Reading >