Posts by Erin

Olympic Games Activity Ideas

August 04, 2016

Are your kids starting to get excited about the Olympic Games coming up? Ours certainly are! So, instead of having them just watch it on…

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Oh The Places You’ll Go! By Dr. Seuss

August 02, 2016

  The first time I read Oh The Places You’ll Go! was when I was 22 and about to embark on my overseas adventures. A…

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I Love You Stinky Face By Lisa McCourt

July 26, 2016

  I Love You Stinky Face was given to us at The Sunshine Collective as a hand-me-down book and just as well really, because I…

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5 Things My Child Worries About

July 21, 2016

I have two very different children. One is full of confidence and fills every room she walks into with her personality and sleeps soundly each night. She…

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Book Review – The Red Balloon by A. Lamorisse

July 19, 2016

The Red Balloon was actually first a film, released in 1956 and the author, A Lamorisse is a French film director. He wrote the screenplay…

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When the Love of Learning Fades – 6 tips to re-engage your child

July 14, 2016

The majority of young children love to learn. They are like sponges, soaking up as much information as possible. Most also love going to school…

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Why I Encourage My Children to be Bored

July 07, 2016

As parents we want our children to be happy. I mean, that’s basically the number one goal, right? Happy and healthy, and they won’t be…

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50 or so films to show your kids before they’re 13

June 30, 2016

Given we’re shivering through winter school holidays in much of Australia, it’s the perfect time to make some popcorn, snuggle under a blanket and create…

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Brilliant Holiday Ideas

Best Things We’ve Done with the Kids

June 23, 2016

School holidays: we love not rushing in the mornings, but the days can be very long with a house full of kids all wanting to…

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Homework in Primary School – Yes or No?

June 16, 2016

The homework debate continues to rage on, with people lined up at one end advocating no homework whatsoever, and parents clamouring to tutoring centres and instilling…

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