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Active Kids are Healthy Kids – Get Outside and Play

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Christmas Cookie Gingerbread Houses – Minus the Gingerbread

I love Christmas. I love everything about Christmas (ok maybe not the shopping centres), but I love everything else. I love the magic it brings

Top 5 Benefits for Why Every Child Needs a Trampoline

{Sponsored Post} As a little girl growing up in Canada, I was surrounded by snow or cold weather for at least 8 months of the

Christmas Book Advent Calendar

I’ve been wanting to create a Christmas book advent calendar for years, but have never had the time to make one. Fast forward to November

Skittles Science Experiment for Kids

A few weeks ago as I was scrolling through Facebook, I came across a really cool video from The Dad Lab that showed how using

5 Gentle Ways to Respond to a Tantrum

In January my beautiful Chloe Glen-Ella turned 3 years old. Her smile, laughter and kindness radiates through our home on a daily basis. However, with

Capturing Childhood Memories by Nicky Johnston Illustrator

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Teaching Kids Random Acts of Kindness During the Holiday Season

“Throw kindness around like confetti.” I just love this quote. It’s such a beautiful reminder to us all to spread a little kindness wherever we

Organix Baby Weaning Foods for All Families

{Sponsored Post} Less then 18 months ago, I was frantically trying to balance my full time job with the government as a mental health clinician,

The Pressures of Being a Good Mother

It’s 8:04pm in Brisbane, Australia and I’m sitting at my computer crying my eyes out. I’ve just lost my shit for the last 45 minutes

50 Positive Things to Say to Your Child + Free Printable

The Importance of Positive Language In the general chaos of everyday #mumlife, it’s forgivable to sometimes let the words spill out absent mindedly and not

The Importance of Taking Photos with Your Kids

I was scrolling through my iPhone the other day (4,000+ images) and was amazed at how many photos I had of Finlee (my 7 year

Be the Mother You Wished You’d Had

Chloe my 3 year old whispered to me the other day… “you’re my best friend.” Not only did my heart swell with happiness, but there

How to Make Rainbow Rice for Awesome Sensory Play

The look of awe on a young child’s face when a tub of rainbow rice is placed in front of them is priceless. It would

Grooming of Children – What All Parents Need to Know

This blog article is not an easy post to write. It’s something I never thought would happen to my family, but it has. As a