Today in Melbourne it is expected to reach 40 °C (104 °F), not really the day to be cooking a roast as I had planned. A quick look in the fridge to see what else I will be able to cook and luckily I had the ingredients for a perfect meal for a hot day […]

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EDIT: Many readers who aren’t in Melbourne asked for a link to the article. There isn’t one yet, but I have scanned the article intro and the feature on me. Click on the images to enlarge them so you can read them. Today along with a number of other fabulous Melbourne Bloggers, I was included […]

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Tomorrow my eldest starts his first day of secondary school and then next week the other two school kids start Term 1. I am going to be sorry to see the end of the school holidays. I loved the slower pace, the reduced running around and most importantly just spending more time hanging out with […]

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Image source:allaboutgeorge As we are about to head back to school here in the southern hemisphere I thought I would share some of my most recent favourite education flavoured posts that I have read around the blogosphere! 1. Separation anxiety – tips for teachers This post comes from an Australian blog written by a couple […]

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jelly oranges

I firmly believe there is some foods that are “kid foods”. For me jelly is one of those “kid foods”. As an adult I just can’t eat it, but it is still a hot favourite with my kids. This kid snack is an old school favourite which I loved as a kid. I hope your […]

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I set up this homework area about half way through last year for the kids. It has been a great success, helping to: keep all the required items in one place giving the kids somewhere to keep projects they are working on provide a central place for the kids to work Each child has a […]

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