9 things you can do now to get ready for back to school

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Today's post answers a back to school reader question. You can read previous answers to readers' questions here. What activities do you do at the end of the school year with school stuff so you're prepped for the next year? To be honest, I don't do much at all in December in terms of … [Read more...]

Tips to keep the kids reading during the summer holidays

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The lovely long summer holidays are almost upon us. For us the summer holidays provide an extended break from our regular routines and it is a time for slowing down. Weekend sport and after school activities are not part of our schedule nor are the standard homework requirements. Over the summer … [Read more...]

Three steps to a more creative home

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Creativity has been a core part of my single goal for 2016. Fostering creativity in kids is something that I feel passionately about so when Mia Northrop from riddle and Chance asked me if this is something I would like a post on for this blog, I said yes without a hesitation. I truly believe … [Read more...]

Tips for helping kids with travel sickness

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This post is answering a reader question from last year’s survey. You can see more of my answers to reader questions here. If you would like to ask me a question to answer on the blog, you can leave me one in this year's survey here and I will do my best to answer it. *********** "I just read the … [Read more...]

Australia Post Books – gorgeous books at great prices

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This is a sponsored post. You don't have to search very far on this blog to find posts on lists of books for kids to read. We love books in our house and we have bookshelves overflowing with books. If you have visited an Australia Post shop recently you would have noticed they have a large range … [Read more...]