When I was in my teens I did some babysitting for the neighbours across the street. Now this was back in the 1980’s when babies still wore cloth nappies tethered with safety pins — and that’s what little John (about 18 months old) was wearing when I arrived at the front door. About 30 minutes into my baby-sitting gig (after a toilet stop) I found baby John crawling around the carpet sans nappy .. and do you think I could find that sucker? Seriously I searched that house up and down — until I suddenly thought to look in the laundry basket. Sure enough there it was. I’ve never forgotten that an 18 month old baby already knew to put away dirty laundry, now that’s some great parenting. Read More
It’s tough when your child gets hurt. As parents, the last thing we want to see is our child in pain. Read More
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Kids grow fast. You buy them new shoes. And it seems like the next minute, they all of a sudden need a new pair. They are constantly growing. Read More
If you are craving the decedent creaminess of ice-cream, but just not up for the sugar high (and subsequent crash), then this is the recipe for you! Read More
Yoga isn’t just for experienced yogis. It can have benefits for everyone, even young children. Read More
There are few things that could stop your kids from chowing down all their chocolate eggs on Easter morning. And while chocolate for breakfast sounds like a winner (I joke… I joke…) there’s no question your kids will love these super adorable bunny pancakes. Read More
As kids will be spending more time at home these days, instead of using up their energy during sport and taking tumbles in the schoolyard, it will be in our own home and backyards that they'll be playing, creating and exploring.
Just as most schools and sports clubs have a well-stocked first aid kit, it's also essential to ensure that you are prepared at home for any accidents or illnesses.
This little blog post is to help create a practical first aid kit for your kids that addresses 5 common injuries and illnesses. We’ll give you a checklist of what to pack as well as some general first aid tips. You know your kids best, so adapt our suggestions to your own personal situation.
If you’re sold by the idea of ditching the dairy, and are sick of paying for the overpriced, over processed alternative milks from the supermarkets, why not try making your own?! It really is much easier than it sounds, and once you’ve mastered the basic recipe the possibilities for customisation are endless!
As an athlete, business women and mother, I’ve had many moments in life of being in the ZONE. Where I was laser focused, deflecting all distraction. Where internal chatter was quiet and controlled. Where I felt in flow and my movements were executed with precision and purpose... Read More
As a mum, it is our duty and responsibility to give our children all the tools and coping skills they need to be successful for when they venture out into the great big world one day. We need to teach them how to effectively handle situations and encourage good decision making. While we are all so aware of its importance, it is not always the easiest thing to do. Read More
Do your kids need a refuel when they get home from school? A quick snack is a great way to give them that extra boost to keep them going. These simple, and healthy, recipes are some of our favourites. Each snack is low in sugar, high on taste, and aimed at keeping kids fuelled until dinner. Read More