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10 Ideas for (Affordable) Days Out With Your Kids

Disclaimer: This is a collaborated post and may contain affiliate links. When it comes to family time, there are so many different things that you can do. All of the time, you see new advertisements for amusement parks and days out, but after looking at the price tag, you’re not really sure that you can… Continue reading 10 Ideas for (Affordable) Days Out With Your Kids

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Three Ways To Keep Your Kids Active

Disclaimer: This is a collaborated post and may contain affiliate links. Having children can be a tough time especially as they get older and start to get more energy. It is a great idea to get your children active to help them dispell that energy and to keep them healthy in body and mind. Children… Continue reading Three Ways To Keep Your Kids Active

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The Frustrations of a 2 Year Old

Have you ever had something on your mind but can’t find the words to express how you feel or what you are thinking? Frustrating wasn’t it? Welcome to the mind space of a 2 year old. At age two, your child is able to comprehend much more than they are able to communicate. Why is… Continue reading The Frustrations of a 2 Year Old

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Keeping Safe in the Sun

Summer is here and isn't it fabulous! Gone are the chilly, dark dreary mornings of winter. Watching the sun slip up past the hills that border Perth, over the trees and stream through the windows of our living area has become one of lives little moments of bliss each morning. The kids are eager to… Continue reading Keeping Safe in the Sun

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10 Tips For Looking After Your Kids’ Teeth

Image Source. Licensed under Creative Commons. Disclaimer: This is a collaborated post and may contain affiliate linksLooking after your kids’ teeth is important – by instilling good dental habits early, you can encourage your kids to look after their teeth as they grow up. Here are just 10 tips for looking after your kids’ teeth.… Continue reading 10 Tips For Looking After Your Kids’ Teeth

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What Could Be More Important Than Teaching Our Toddlers To Share

"Sharing is caring"Yes, this is true however it is also a learned skill that our toddlers need to develop over time. Developmentally an average child should not be expected to share, understanding what it truly means until they are pre-school age. Rather than focusing on sharing, encourage your child to take turns. Whats the difference?… Continue reading What Could Be More Important Than Teaching Our Toddlers To Share

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Getting Ready for Kindy

It’s that nerve wracking time for many parents. Enrolments into Kindy have been completed and now it’s the waiting game until the beginning of the next school year. Such a bittersweet isn't it? Getting their children 'ready' for their first day of formal schooling is a topic that has been coming up in conversation lately.… Continue reading Getting Ready for Kindy

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How to Survive a Three Year Old

(Written November 2016) I love my daughter, I really do however the last few months I have wondered if perhaps she has been possessed or had a body swap with a non human being of some type. At first I had put her change of behaviour down to a lot of changes occurring in her… Continue reading How to Survive a Three Year Old

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Turning Screens Off and Active Play On

Having a late night scroll through social media and it is apparent that there are many parents out there desperate to reduce their child's access to screens. I see parents asking how to get their children away from screens and seeking advice around what activities to distract their children with. Now I will admit that… Continue reading Turning Screens Off and Active Play On

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Choosing Toys for your Children

How does you child play with their toys? Parent Activity: Make a nice hot cup of tea or coffee, sit near by and watch your child play with their toys Our children are sensory learners. They are equipped and geared to learn by exploring, examining and experiencing. When children are participating in an activity, their… Continue reading Choosing Toys for your Children