How to be a chilled out mum

10 ways to be a chilled out mum

We all want to be that happy, chilled out mum who makes everything look easy, but being a mum is hard. And you know what? Even that happy, chilled out mum has days that just don’t work. We all battle with the kids, go through tough times with our partner and…

how to make a perfect pavlova

How to make a perfect pavlova

No cake book would be complete without a recipe for the perfect pavlova. However the much-loved Australian meringue cake has a reputation of being difficult to master, but as long as you have time and patience, your results will be great. And once you top your pavlova with fresh cream and…

PJ Masks toys

Superhero PJ Masks Toys

Have you heard of Catboy, Owlette and Gekko? Chances are your kids have. They’re the stars of the CGI-animated superhero series PJ Masks which is becoming very popular amongst the preschooler set. PJ Masks follows the adventures of three six-year-olds Connor, Amaya and Greg. Normal kids by day, they transform into…

how to be a happy mum

How to be a happy mum

The best thing you can do for your kids is to be a happy mum. But to do so you have to make yourself a priority. Relationship experts would argue that the order should be self, marriage and then kids. If you put yourself last too often you can end…

MooGoo review

Naturally gorgeous skin: Our MooGoo Review

When I first herd (see what I did there??) about MooGoo I thought they were all about products for mums with bubs, but I was delighted to discover that they are so much more, offering a huge range of skin and hair products from speciality creams and moisturisers, to edible lip…

Coffs Harbour with kids

An insider’s guide to Coffs Harbour with kids

Coffs Harbour is on the Mid North Coast of NSW, about 540 km north of Sydney, and 390 km south of Brisbane. With just about all of my in-laws now living in Coffs Harbour, it has become a family tradition to make an annual pilgrimage north up the Pacific Highway. Whenever we visit there’s a nice…

save time

How to sleep in and still get out the door on time

Its no surprise that the best way to get things done in the morning is to wake up before the kids. You have the house all to yourself and it never ceases to amaze how much you can achieve without kids underfoot. Its peaceful and quiet and you have unfettered time…