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...]

5 tips to make the school week run smoothly

5 tips to make the school week run smoothly

A couple of weeks into the new school term and we are all starting to find our rhythm. This is something that definitely happens quicker as the kids get older. But regardless of their ages, with five kids, school mornings and the after school period are still times full of activity and requirements. … [Read more...]

8 funny books for girls (6-12)

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Master 9 and I have been eagerly awaiting the release of the third instalment in The Mapmaker Chronicles trilogy. It is a fabulous adventure trilogy written by Australian author A.L Tait. Aimed at children 10+ the books really captured the imagination of our son and I loved reading them with him. … [Read more...]

More school holiday activities to do at home

school holiday activities to do at home with the kids

School holidays are almost here in Victoria and I have shared previously some ideas on activities for kids which you can find here: 5 Simple Kids Activities At Home Non technology related school holiday activities for the kids to do at home 10 Activities To Do At Home With The Kids Fun … [Read more...]

“I’m bored” lists of things to do

I'm bored- lists of things to do

School holidays start next week for most Victorian schools. I have found that if we are going to be spending time at home, it is handy to have some "I'm bored list of things to do" up somewhere prominent for the younger kids. One child in particular finds it harder to find things to do, but will … [Read more...]