Parenting

Easter weekend ideas

April 06, 2017

Let me just say this up front: this is not another ‘Easter craft’ blog post. You can Google that stuff and there are many more…

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Self-Reflection for children

March 30, 2017

With the first round of school holidays upon us, we thought this would be a great opportunity to offer a few self-reflection questions you can…

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Memory Lane

March 16, 2017

With a new school year well underway we thought it might be a good time to run the first of what will be a regular…

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The Somewhat Sad Mummy’s (or Daddy’s) Guide to the First Day of School

January 26, 2017

If, like me, you have a child starting school this year, you may have some mixed emotions about this. On one hand, of course it’s…

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2017 New Year’s Resolutions

January 05, 2017

Are you a setter of New Year’s Resolutions? I tend to always make a few, but forget about them by mid-January and go back to my…

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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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