Playing Games With Your Young Child

Playing Games With Your Young Child (Not Your Everyday “Bored” Games)

I’ve asked a fellow mum to write a bit about games that are great for young children, and it just so happens that this mum reviews games with her children and has a website and podcast dedicated to these reviews! I’ll let her do all of the talking, and hopefully she can suggest some great games for your children that not only provoke imagination and learning AND don’t push you to the brink of insanity or boredom! Anitra Smith has been a stay-at-home mom since 2008, but she used to be a software engineer and a giant nerd. Now she Read More

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Return & Earn: How-to

Mummy Confession: This new scheme of return and earn seems to have a few people wondering how it works exactly. So I just figured I would write something to help explain a little about how to manage with the new return & earn program started up in NSW recently. Coming from the US, can  & bottle deposits are familiar to me, so when this new scheme came up, I was fairly familiar with how it would run. It’s pretty easy to understand, so I figured I would try to help anyone keen to know how it worked. I don’t claim Read More

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Panda Child Carrier: Lightweight for You, Comfortable For Them

Today, my hubs is taking over to do a review on the Panda Child Carrier. I happened upon the Panda Child Carrier when doing some searching for new things in the baby and toddler world, and thought it would be great to share with you! While I’m not much of a hiker, and I don’t do well with too much weight upsetting my balance (see: small people problems). The hubs agreed to do this one and give his input on this new and innovative (and pocket-filled) Carrier for babies (from 7 months old) toddlers up to around 4 years (20kg). Read More

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Road Trip (With Kids)! What to Bring Along

Mummy Confession: I don’t mind hours in the car on the road. However, a road trip with kids is a bit more complicated and may prove a bit challenging! As I mentioned before, we are taking our first family trip to the snow soon! I have compiled another list of things to bring on the road! Not only for the drive, but what to have close at hand, and just in the car, when traveling with kids! Plus, better still, some great suggestions for games, recipes that travel well, and other advice from fellow-travelers! I’ve included a quick click here, Read More

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Great Apps for Baby Development

Mummy Confession: When I was a new mum especially, I was always curious to keep up with what skills my baby was developing. I often felt the need to see their progress and keep track of their milestones. Disclosure: This post is not sponsored by any of the following companies or apps and is purely my honest opinion. This post contains affiliate links which means I make a commission on qualifying purchases. See my disclosure policy for details. Now, hear me out, not every baby develops the same skills at the same time. Just like every child isn’t the same Read More