Archive of ‘Mummy’ category

Dial E for Emma

Win a Dial E for Emma DVD

She can dance, sing, play the drums, sign, drive the Big Red Car and is, as far as this family is concerned, the star of every episode of The Wiggles. Honestly, is there anything Emma Wiggle can’t do?! With Disney Princess paraphernalia at every turn, Emma Wiggle is a refreshing change and positive role model […] Read more…

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…

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…

Sixth birthday

A letter to my six-year-old

Dear Curly-locks Today, you are six. Six! Six years since you made my life a better one. I look at you and wonder where my baby has gone. There’s absolutely no sign of her today. You are tall and lean, my little string bean. Your wavy hair frames your delicate face ever so beautifully and […] Read more…

Rock climbing with kids

Young girls and facing fear

Our eldest daughter was just 18 months old when my husband Dave introduced her to rock climbing. He fashioned a tiny harness for her and used the stairs in our living room as her climbing wall. Dave’s childhood memories are full to the brim with rock climbing adventures and from word go he has been […] Read more…

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