Parenting

Special situation books

Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers! By Melanie Walsh

January 03, 2017

  Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers! has a quote on the cover which reads: “A valuable step in celebrating the Asperger’s child” – Massachusetts…

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new year activities for kids

New Year’s Eve with Kids

December 28, 2016

Our top 10 New Year’s Eve Activities for Kids Remember celebrating new year’s eve before you had kids? It used to be several weeks of…

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christmas activities

Family Christmas Traditions

December 08, 2016

Whether you’re a super-organised-did-my-shopping-in-July or a last minute scrambler, we’ve Christmas activities and traditions for you. My initial disclaimer is that I love Christmas. Christmas…

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Teacher gifts

Teacher Gift Ideas

November 24, 2016

.If you have kids at kindergarten or school, it’s time to talk teacher gifts. The end of the year is fast approaching and with only…

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Picture Books for kids

On the Night You Were Born By Nancy Tillman

November 22, 2016

  Our book review this week is a great picture book for anyone looking for a story to reassure their children just how much they…

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christmas ideas for kids

Activity Advent Calendar

November 17, 2016

Christmas activities for kids Christmas activities are suddenly top of mind: the kids are bringing home Christmas craft, shopping centres are getting crazy busy, I’ve…

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Spring Time Educational Activities

October 27, 2016

Spring themed educational activities Spring has sprung and here in Melbourne it is finally beginning to feel like it! This time of year is always…

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Easy-cheap-kids-activities

10 easy and cheap activities for kids at home

October 06, 2016

  Easy cheap kids activities – yes please! Do you want activities to keep your kids busy and entertained at home? On rainy days? On…

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Family camping

Camping With Kids: 11 Life Lessons to be Learned

September 29, 2016

. Camping with kids When I was a kid, pretty much all our family holidays were spent towing our Jayco campervan around Australia. The memories…

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Teaching Kindness

Teach Your Kids: Be Kind. Be Compassionate.

September 08, 2016

Let’s talk about ‘compassion education’.  We’ve heard lots of parents asking how to teach kids to be kind and compassionate; it can be tricky in…

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