Review+Giveaway: Give Your Children the Gift of Independent Reading with LeapFrog’s LeapStart System

Congratulations to Kim Friend, winner of this giveaway! Stay tuned for more giveaways soon. This is a review and giveaway of the LeapFrog LeapStart Interactive System When you have a child in Prep/Foundation, it’s usually one of those times where you get to see the magic moments. Do you know the ones I mean? When Read more about Review+Giveaway: Give Your Children the Gift of Independent Reading with LeapFrog’s LeapStart System[…]

Make This the Year You Go to Santa’s Magical Kingdom *GIVEAWAY*

Congratulations to Lauren Spicer! We’ve got more giveaways coming up so stay tuned! We’ve been to Santa’s Magical Kingdom a few times now, see here, here and here. It’s become such a tradition, and feels like the kick-off to family time, grazed knees, sprinklers, the beach and Christmas lunches. We all really enjoy it! If Read more about Make This the Year You Go to Santa’s Magical Kingdom *GIVEAWAY*[…]

3 Reasons Why You Should Read Roald Dahl Books to Your Children

Personally, I was very much a fan of Roald Dahl as a child. I loved books that were just a little bit cheeky combined with gut-wrenching twists and jaw-dropping character descriptions. I devoured the likes of Paul Jennings, Morris Gleitzman and Roald Dahl. After Tom was born, I spent a lot of time rocking back Read more about 3 Reasons Why You Should Read Roald Dahl Books to Your Children[…]

5 Ways to Avoid the After School Meltdown

As many of you know, my own has now started school this year. He had his tonsils and adenoids removed only 2 weeks before school started and all I could think of is how tired he will be. We had so much grief with separation anxiety last year that I had completely talked myself into the Read more about 5 Ways to Avoid the After School Meltdown[…]

Getting the Family Back into the Supermarket – IGA Family Program

This is a sponsored post for Ritchies IGA When we lived in a rural town almost 2 years ago, IGA was basically our second home. We basically had a second family there. My boys were fed, looked after and doted on at that place. Always known by name and always up for a chat, it Read more about Getting the Family Back into the Supermarket – IGA Family Program[…]

Light Bulb Moments – What Should You Do When Your Child Wants to Learn to Read?

“Mummy, h- h- HOLE” T said as we cuddled in bed reading our nighttime story. “Why doesn’t this word start with a h?” He asked. I re-read the sentence to him again, to show him that he was pointing at the word ‘big’, and the next word was ‘hole’. Story time has been taking a Read more about Light Bulb Moments – What Should You Do When Your Child Wants to Learn to Read?[…]

Little Learners Club is in Ballarat (MINERS REST)

Here’s everything you need to know about Little Learners Club! Want more info? Email me or check message the Facebook page! Ange Little Learners Club is so much fun! Our group of 3.5-5.5 year olds have been learning everything they need to start school. While it seems far away, it comes around mighty quick! I’m pretty sure Read more about Little Learners Club is in Ballarat (MINERS REST)[…]

Jurassic Creatures Melbourne – Review

This is a review On Saturday we headed to Jurassic Creatures under the big top in Melbourne (next to the Big Star and Harbour Town Shopping Centre) If you’ve been to Santa’s Magical Kingdom you’ll be able to relate to some of the things you will see at Jurassic Creatures. Like SMK, it is a Read more about Jurassic Creatures Melbourne – Review[…]

3 Things Your Child Will Learn From Seeing Ben and Holly’s Magical Kingdom – LIVE (GIVEAWAY!)

Congratulations to Anna! Stay tuned for more competitions at School of Mum soon! This is a sponsored post We can all get caught up on kid’s shows we love and hate. I’m not really a kid show lover. I don’t go out of my way to watch kid’s movies. Apart from picture story books, I’m Read more about 3 Things Your Child Will Learn From Seeing Ben and Holly’s Magical Kingdom – LIVE (GIVEAWAY!)[…]