So school holidays are here and whether you are celebrating or silently (or not so silently) dreading them, you are probably after some great free school holiday activities.
I am often asked about pocket money. How much, how often and what should they do to earn it (or should it just be given). Here I have put together a guide to pocket money including some suggestions on how to decide what to give and how to give it.
My son was a late starter when it came to hair but once he finally grew enough of it to need it cut (at about 2.5!!) I then had the battle of keeping him still enough to not end up with some kind of modern 1/2 shaved, 1/2 mowhawk look.
We all want our kids to be healthy but coming up with ways to get kids to eat healthy foods can be hard work. Here are 11 simple ways to help you get your kids to eat healthy foods (without bribing or forcing!)
For many families, childcare expenses are a huge part of the family budget. For some families they eat up most or all of one persons wage and the rules around childcare payments are confusing and complicated. This guide gives you an easy to read overview of the different types of childcare options available, what the costs involved are and what rebates are available.
When you prepare for a baby, the first thing that comes to mind isn’t likely to be the cost of private schooling. If you plan to send your child to private school though, it may need to be! Here I’ve outlined some information on the cost of private schooling in Australia and what you can expect from fees to waiting lists and enrolments.
Playdough is SO easy and so cheap to make. These are my two favourite recipes to make your own playdough. Enjoy!
Rainy Day Craft: Rainbow Pasta This is a wonderful rainy day craft for toddlers and preschoolers. Older kids can get really creative making pictures using specific colours while younger ones can go colour crazy mixing them all up. It’s super easy to do and you can premake the coloured pasta so you have a pre-prepared […]
Today I’ve been organising the kids toys and clothes (more on that later) and I needed some nice labels to keep it all in order. I searched online but I struggled to find…
You know those children who you see sitting in cafe’s colouring in and playing quietly?
Yeah, well those are not my kids. Ever.
I have two boys. Two young boys. Two very busy, very active boys. Keeping my kids quiet and occupied takes a whole lot more than some colouring-in books and…