Fame Theatre Academy

Sleeping Beauty School Holiday Fun

We’re a little more than halfway through the school holidays here in Brisbane. We’ve passed the initial, ‘Oh, it’s so lovely to have quality time with you. What adventures should we get up to?’ stage and have well and truly moved into the whinging, whining ‘This is the most boring holiday ever,’ stage. Aren’t they […] Read more…

Swisse kids range

Win a $100 pack of Swisse Kids Vitamins

Did you know I like to serve up slimy peas to my kids? Slimy peas, ‘da-scusting ‘keeni’ (zucchini) and spaghetti that makes my eldest hold her head in her hands before she looks at me with her big, brown eyes brimming with tears. ‘No, Mum. Not spaghetti. I just. I, just can’t.’ Cue dramatics. Sound […] Read more…

happy-calc2

Making maths fun – Happy Calc puzzle giveaway

I’ve never been good with numbers. If I had a choice, I would have taken the easiest maths subject at high school – Maths in Space or Garden Maths – as it was tagged back then. I didn’t care if people thought I was thick. I knew that I battled with the basics. My parents […] Read more…

Wedding dress

Conversations with the wedding dress

If I could rely on anyone to give me the honest to God truth no matter how painful it might be to hear, I knew it was my brother. I stood in front of him in my wedding dress just a few days out from my wedding. I think it’s suffice to say that I […] Read more…

premature menopause

Premature menopause – one year on

It’s been one whole year since I was diagnosed with premature menopause. One whole year since I nervously entered a stranger’s office armed with a collection of blood results and a bunch of bizarre symptoms, and left with a diagnosis I didn’t fully understand. Premature menopause, premature ovarian failure, primary ovarian insufficiency – my mind […] Read more…

Netflix for kids

Educational Kids TV Series on Netflix

Ever since Netflix hit Australian shores I have been addicted in a major way. I have mowed through entire seasons of Nashville, Outlander and Pretty Little Liars in record time. I have been in binge-watching heaven. Occasionally, I let our daughters scroll through the kids’ movies and TV series section, but just between you and […] Read more…

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