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2015 Blank Calendar Printable

2015 free printable calendar

In 2014 I have felt like a bit like a duck - my top half appears to be gliding across the water while my legs do a mad dash at 100 miles an hour underwater to get where I want to go. It's been more than a little exhausting and in 2015 I really want to focus on getting more organisational systems in … [Read more...]

Best of 2014: Top Ideas for Family Homes

Sharing Our Best Family Home Ideas for 2014

I can hardly believe that it is nearly the end of 2014, the time that I traditionally share lists of the most popular posts on the blog for the year, and today I am starting with our best ideas related to family homes (though somehow a few less literal popular 'home' posts snuck into this … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Store Art Supplies

10 Art and Craft Storage Ideas

How you store your child's art materials will be influenced by many things including the amount of space you have available, whether the space is a dedicated art space where supplies can be left out on display or if they need to be packed away after each use, the quantity and types of art mediums … [Read more...]

1 Storage Rack = 8 Playful Storage Solutions

Kid's playroom a complete mess? Check out this handy storage idea - one rack, eight playful solutions

A hanging shoe rack with clear plastic pockets can provide a handy playroom storage solution, especially when space is at a premium. Easily adaptable to suit all sorts of playful toys and resources, here are eight suggestions that might just suit the kids who play in your home. 1. Art Supplies … [Read more...]

Getting Kids Organised: DIY Homework Caddy

DIY Homework Caddy for kids

This is Immy's first year of primary (elementary) school and therefore her first year of regular homework, and I must admit it has taken us a few weeks to find our stride when it comes to getting organised and getting it done each weeknight. We first had to find the best time of day for Immy to … [Read more...]

Lego Storage & Organisation Ideas

How to organize legos via Childhood 101

Immy recently asked to move our Lego collection into her bedroom as a way to help protect her creations from toddler-sized fingers. I knew we would have to find a simple-to-maintain system for playing with, organising and storing the Lego if I wanted to prevent it from taking over the whole room and … [Read more...]

Help for Heading Back to School from the Mums of Childhood 101

School readiness routines and tips via Childhood 101

The team here at Childhood 101 have written on topics related to starting school each year for the past five years so I thought I would put together some of the most popular back to school posts together into this handy guide. Personally, I am in complete denial about school going back but we have … [Read more...]

Organising Kids: Sorting and Storing Baby & Kids Clothes

Sorting and storing kids clothes

Since Immy was a baby wearing those adorable teeny, tiny onesies that she was too big for way too soon, I have used this  system for storing the clothes she grows out of in the hope that one day she would have a sibling to hand them down to. Its a simple system, certainly not rocket science but … [Read more...]