coping with kids when sick

Coping with kids when you’re sick

Coping with kids when you’re sick   When you’re a parent, it’s inevitable that every now and then you will get sick. Whether it’s a migraine, the flu or mastitis, your kids still need you. The demands are still there. You’re still going to need to wipe bottoms, pack lunches and…

finding perfect childcare

Finding the perfect child care centre

I’ve been battling with the decision on whether or not to return to the corporate workforce for the past year. For me, it really comes down to more money versus more time with the kids. What I really wanted was something in the middle: just enough money, but more time at home…

declutter home

Control the chaos: Declutter your home

The state of my house has a direct relationship with my level of stress. If my house is messy and out of order, then life feels even more chaotic. If my house is neat and tidy, then I feel like I’ve got everything under control. With four young kids, trying…

back to school

Beat the back to school blues

After being in “go slow’ mode over the holidays it can be a challenge getting the kids, not to mention yourself, excited about going back to school. With a new teacher, classroom, classmates, and year of new learning experiences ahead, it’s important that children start refreshed, relaxed, and motivated. Rather than…

family Christmas traditions

Family Christmas Traditions

I’m one of those people who think that family Christmas traditions are important. Family life is a matter of moments, and traditions are a wonderful way of treasuring those moments in time. It builds your identity as a family and makes what you do unique, special and inclusive. Christmas traditions…

The Unbelievables Sydney Opera House

The Unbelievables Review

Last night we were treated to an all-singing, all-dancing, all-action theatrical spectacular that is The Unbelievables. We took our seats in the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall without really knowing what to expect. The show is touted as “a fast-paced entertainment spectacle jam-packed with death-defying acrobats and aerial acts, mind-blowing…

Captain Underpants

Celebrating Best Friendships with Captain Underpants

It just wouldn’t be school holidays without fun family movies! These holidays we are looking forward to some quality chillout time on the lounge watching Captain Underpants. Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie is new to buy or rent on Blu-ray, DVD or Digital HD (stocking filler anyone??) Captain Underpants is…