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 startedĀ 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[…]

Back to School With Bright Star Kids and Smiggle **Review/Giveaway**

Congratulations to Belinda Baker (BSK Voucher), Jen G (Smiggle Pack) and Fi Morrison (BSK) I’ve trained myself over the last few weeks to stop clicking on the endless links paraded in front of me on my Facebook newsfeed about going back to school. IS YOUR CHILD READY? DO YOU HAVE THE BEST OF THE BEST Read more about Back to School With Bright Star Kids and Smiggle **Review/Giveaway**[…]

5 Ways to Stay Safe While Travelling With Kids This Summer

This is a sponsored post for MYNRMA If you’ve ever had your car break down while you have the kids in the car with you, you’ll know about the lovely added element of stress and safety that comes with having restless children in the back seat. Let me clarify what I mean by ‘added element’ Read more about 5 Ways to Stay Safe While Travelling With Kids This Summer[…]

Let’s Learn about Breastmilk: 5 Amazing Facts You May Not Know

Congratulations Tanya, you are the winner of the $50 voucher. Stay tuned for more giveaways on School of Mum! This is a sponsored post for Medela Breastfeeding. One, emotionally charged, almost ‘controversial’ topic. I’ve done a host of things – breastfed only, mix fed, formula fed only, dummy, no dummy. Each of my children were Read more about Let’s Learn about Breastmilk: 5 Amazing Facts You May Not Know[…]

5 Tips on Toddlers at Luna Park – St Kilda

Last week we ventured into the whimsical, colourful, ever-dizzying world that is Luna Park. We didn’t meticulously plan. Overall we had a BLAST! Even I, (who does not ‘do’ rides) had a great amount of fun! We came away chatting about how good it was, along with what we would do next time to ensure Read more about 5 Tips on Toddlers at Luna Park – St Kilda[…]

I’m the chick with the Thermos (and other budgeting ways)

Somewhere along the lineĀ  a week ago, I became the chick with the Thermos. We went away to Hall’s Gap with friends and those with kids (just us) became the Thermos, snack, nappy, wipe and baby carriers. I bought the Thermos from Aldi on one of their Wednesday special days for $6.99 and it pretty Read more about I’m the chick with the Thermos (and other budgeting ways)[…]