Is The New LeapFrog Tablet Epic? *Giveaway*

Congrats Bronwyn G, you are the winner of the LeapPad Epic! Stay tuned for giveaways on School of Mum, or why not enter some more right NOW here This is a review for LeapFrog If you’re a regular reader, you’ll know my husband and I very carefully consider our children’s screen time. While we’ve chosen Read more about Is The New LeapFrog Tablet Epic? *Giveaway*[…]

Tour of a Teacher’s Toy Room Makeover *GIVEAWAY*

Congratulations to Bronwyn and Melissa. Bronwyn you are the winner of the sequencing cards and Melissa you are the winner of the ice-cream pack! Stay tuned for more giveaways soon! Some of the products featured were for review. A few months ago we moved house. At our old house, the toys were strewn between the Read more about Tour of a Teacher’s Toy Room Makeover *GIVEAWAY*[…]

Exploring Macarthur Park Wetlands

We braced ourselves, donned our coats and headed to Macarthur Park Wetlands today. While the playground was too wet for us to explore we did find plenty to chat about… “Some birds like water, and some don’t” Tom said. “We didn’t bring any bread! They must be hungry” which caused us to discuss what else Read more about Exploring Macarthur Park Wetlands[…]

Thinking about Seeing a Speech Therapist for Your Child? Do It

This is a post for Box Hill Speech Pathology Sometimes you just know in your heart of hearts that something isn’t right with your child’s speech development. Perhaps you have noticed his/her peers are speaking so much fluently, or their vocabulary is far more advanced, than your own child’s. It can make your heart sink Read more about Thinking about Seeing a Speech Therapist for Your Child? Do It[…]

5 Questions to Ask Your 3 Year Old While Reading

Sometimes, the talk about the importance of play overshadows the importance of learning to read and write. There, I said it. Some professionals are so engrossed in defending the importance of play, that parents are feeling like they need to second guess themselves every time they get involved in ‘teaching’ a new skill. “Oh hang Read more about 5 Questions to Ask Your 3 Year Old While Reading[…]

5 Things Country Living Has Given My Kids

Blogging, where have you been? You float around in my head in titles, sentences and clever puns. They happen when I’m in the shower or on a walk. It all sounds so very right at the time, and then I’m distracted. I look over there – a box, a child emptying items of the box, Read more about 5 Things Country Living Has Given My Kids[…]

How to Toilet Train in 5 Days

I found the few months before we toilet trained Tom a little uncomfortable. He was almost 3 and starting  to look a bit awkward in nappies. He’s a big, solid boy anyway and people often think he’s older than he is  which can make it difficult. Sometimes people asked “Oh so he’s not toilet trained Read more about How to Toilet Train in 5 Days[…]

Free Weekly Toddler Planner Printable

Jeremy came into our world (surprisingly) 2 weeks ago. Being 4 weeks early, it wasn’t quite on my agenda. All frozen meal making, packing, organising and cleaning went out the window. With my husband going back to work this week, it’s time for me to implement things that will hopefully save my sanity with a Read more about Free Weekly Toddler Planner Printable[…]