Balancing the needs of the kids

Balancing the needs of the kids

As with a number of posts recently, this topic today is inspired by feedback from the blog annual survey. In the section of the survey where I asked readers if they had a question for me, there were a number of questions around the theme of balancing the kids' needs, like this: How do you … [Read more...]

Non technology related school holiday activities for the kids to do at home

Non techno activities for kids

As noted in my post late last year I was thrilled by the volume of questions people were leaving for me in the annual survey and I will be answering some of the more common questions through out 2105. This question below seemed particularly timely as in Australia we are in the middle of our long … [Read more...]

Nasty chemical of the month: Polyethylene glycols

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This post first appeared on the ecostore blog. Polyethylene glycols (PEGs) are found in a range of commonly-used products like makeup, skincreams, sunscreen lotion, toothpaste, baby products and flowing hand soap. These chemicals can be used as surfactants, which let detergents spread and wet, … [Read more...]

Monthly review November – 3 family life hacks for greater harmony

3 family life hacks for greater harmony

Each month I review my progress (or lack of!) towards my personal goals for 2014. You can see my full goal list in this post here - Goal Setting For 2014 And Creating My Decision Making Framework. The monthly review will look at my key learnings for the month and each quarter I write a full review … [Read more...]