Author Archives: finleeandme

Why Reading to Your Child is Important

The ritual of reading aloud to my children started at a very young age, with books that identified colors, shapes and animals.   As they grew

10 Amazing Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids

I know kids will always prefer an unhealthy cereal bar than a piece of fruit or some nuts, so how do we as parents give

5 Tips for Taking the Hassle Out of Making School Lunches

In collaboration with Finlee and Me & Mamee I’m only going on week eight of the school year and I’ll let you in on a

Top Family Accommodation at Sunshine Coast

A few weeks ago our good friends from Tasmania had flown up to Queensland for a holiday. As much as Brisbane is jam packed with

Child Struggling with Math – 10 Signs and How to Help

A collaboration with Finlee and Me & Mathsonline Child struggling with math? I get it. My son was struggling with math and we missed so

A Letter to My Baby Who is Starting School

Dear Chloe Glen-Ella, I’ve been wanting to write this letter to you for over a month now, but every time I thought about writing it

Top 5 Christmas Gifts for Mums – HelloFresh

A collaboration between Finlee and Me & HelloFresh Finlee, Chloe and my husband asked yesterday what I wanted for Christmas. For any mother reading this

Ultimate Vanuatu Family Holiday Getaway

A collaboration between Finlee & Me and Warwick Le Lagon – Vanuatu It was Tuesday night at 7:30pm and I was in the kitchen cleaning

From Depression to Happiness

I love October in Brisbane because we’re one step closer to summer. The weather is starting to warm up, people are back in shorts and

5 Money Saving Tips for Families

A collaboration between Finlee & Me and Ferratum Lending Before my husband and I had our first baby (Finlee) you could say we were both in

10 Reasons to Start a Garden with Your Kids

When you think of growth in most facets of life, the result is more than often positive.  As you learn and your knowledge grows you

9 Tips for Picky Eaters

The last month or so, both Finlee and Chloe have been pushing the boundaries with food. Not wanting to eat or only wanting to eat

Best Gooey Slimey Toy for Kids

Did you know that gross games are a hot trend? Yup, the gooier and slimier the better! When it comes to the one that elicits

Me Time for Mothers is Not Selfish

Anyone else feel like this? Wake up, get the kids breakfast, get the kids dressed, make lunches, break up a few fights, drop kids off

Top 5 Activities To Do with Your Family This Weekend

A collaboration between Finlee and Me & Recycled Mats I don’t know about you, but kids these days are constantly on the go. From the