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how unschooling worked for me

How unschooling worked for me


Sixteen years ago I gave birth to the most precious little bundle of joy anyone could be blessed with. OK, so already it’s pretty obvious that I’m a normal, run of the mill, totally biased parent. A mum to a teenage son to be precise. Like most adoring parents I…

Elmo’s Super Fun Hero Show


Its show time! The loveable Sesame Street gang are coming to Australia this November with their new live-on-stage adventure, Sesame Street presents Elmo’s Super Fun Hero Show. Tickets are now on sale at www.sesamestreetpresents.com.au. In the show, Elmo and the Sesame Street gang are on a mission… Super Sparkleheart, a cheerful caped visitor, takes the friends…

Subway KidsPak Finding Dory movie packs


Yesterday we had the chance to attend an exclusive screening of Finding Dory thanks to Subway Australia. I think I was even more excited than the kids! It’s hard to believe it’s been 13 years since Nemo first swam across our screens and into our hearts. The latest underwater adventure…

Let my child fall


We have recently moved from Sydney to Waiheke Island, New Zealand with our three young children. We now live in a place where children are encouraged to explore their physical boundaries. Risks are accepted, embraced, but with boundaries. I recall the specific moment last year where I became really excited…

Corin Forest with kids

Corin Forest: Fun day in the snow with kids


If you want to give the kids a taste of the snow, but the thought of lift passes, slippery black ice on the road and pricey chalets give you nightmares; Corin Forest is the absolute PERFECT place to visit. Only 45 minutes from the centre of Canberra, Corin Forest is the…

SkyZone Miranda: School holiday fun


SkyZone Miranda has launched just in time for the school holidays. The brand new trampoline park is now the largest trampoline park in the southern hemisphere. And it’s impressive. The two-storey complex covers some 3800 square metres and has more than 110 interconnected trampolines that let you literally bounce off…

Easy Easter Hat Ideas


It’s that time of the year again, when we’re all scrambling for ideas on how to find easy Easter hat ideas to help the kids design their special creations for the school Easter hat parade. To give you some last minute inspiration, we’ve compiled some simple Easter hat ideas for you. You get…

Parents not giving kids low sugar options


The whole world is starting to get the message that sugar isn’t good for us. But the most bewildering thing is that although most adults are opting for low- and no-sugar products for themselves, they’re not really doing the same thing for their kids. A recent survey by DSM Global…