a letter to mom

a letter to mom

Can you believe it’s that time of year again? Mother’s Day is just around the corner and as far as I am concerned it’s as special as Christmas Day! Mumma’s it is true, the days are long (especially from 3:30pm onwards) but the years are short. You do so much that goes...
tips for staying cool this summer

tips for staying cool this summer

Summer can get up to highs of 48℃, resulting in us parents frantically, always looking for ways to stay cool (or in other words, how to stop the kids moaning!). December through to February is just unbearably hot, humid, and downright uncomfortable.   We’ve wilted...
The importance of establishing a routine with your kids

The importance of establishing a routine with your kids

Although it may not always seem like it – children thrive under routine. ‘Shirt, shorts, shoes’. ‘Soap, rub, rinse’. Even the nightly ‘Teeth, toilet, bed’ that turns into ‘teeth, toilet, book, bed, chat, drink, bed, toilet again, bed’. Although we may not...