Children’s Book Week 2014 – resources and teacher’s notes

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I love book week. Each year it is celebrating in August in Australia. It is a great way to put a fun focus on reading and expand kids knowledge of authors and genres of books. I actually look forward to putting this post together every year. I am not sure I would explore the CBCA short list so … [Read more...]

Introducing ecostore

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Introducing the new Planning With Kids sponsor - ecostore. I am very proud to announce ecostore as a sponsor of Planning With Kids. I have been happily purchasing ecostore products for 15 years now. My first purchases were all baby care products, which I loved as they were so gentle on baby's … [Read more...]

Changing my plate – staying away from sweets + follow up

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This post is part of a regular series focusing on making small changes to improve our health. I shared my journey with changing my diet and moving to a clean eating approach which you can read here. I also had the lovely Katie Rainbird from Katie 180 undertake an analysis of my food intake for one … [Read more...]

My Pozible campaign – 2015 family planner lunch box calendar

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If you subscribe to my weekly newsletter you will already be aware of this. Thank you so much to everyone who has already supported the campaign. I have been so amazed by the response so far and  I have loved receiving so many kind messages of support. Knowing so many people are already supporting … [Read more...]

Kangaroo burgers recipe

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This is not only the first time I have cooked kangaroo, but also the first time I have eaten it! I was worried I would find the taste of the kangaroo meat a bit too strong for my liking, so decided to make burgers and plenty of veggies to them. They were easy to make and I enjoyed eating a … [Read more...]

Soap balls – easy short cut DIY

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This post is part of my Christmas planning in July series. I really do love making my own handmade gifts for Christmas. This year I had it in my head that I would like to make soap. Something along the lines of my favourite soap from Est a gorgeous little shop in Auburn. You can also buy it from … [Read more...]