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A broken bone, birthday, and brave little girl

First came the thud and then the screams. ‘My neck, my neck,’ Miss Three cried out, her eyes wild with panic before she burst into tears. I raced to her and cradled her in my arms attempting to calm her down and survey the damage. The last thing you want to hear when your child […] Read more…

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A letter to my four year old

Dear Smiley Happy fourth birthday, my little angel! We’ve been counting down for what seems like forever for your fourth birthday and party. The Tinkerbell cake is ready and the party bags are packed. Even though we had to cancel the jumping castle thanks to your broken collar bone, today we plan to give you […] Read more…

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…

Long way round

The long way round

I got my ticket for the long way round Two bottle whiskey for the way And I sure would like some sweet company And I’m leaving tomorrow, what do you say? You know when you’re cruising along in life and everything seems to be going according to plan? You have the dream man, precious kids, […] 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…

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