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The 12 Days of Simple Family Christmas Traditions

12 Days of Family Christmas Traditions

This post is sponsored by BIG W. One of the things I love about Christmas is my children’s sense of wonder and unabashed joy at sharing in all of our little family traditions. From the moment we set up our tree their excitement is palpable - I just want to soak it up and bottle it as I know they … [Read more...]

5 Nature Inspired Christmas Projects

5 Outdoor Nature Inspired Christmas Projects

In this post regular contributor, Debi Huang of Go Explore Nature shares five fabulous nature inspired Christmas projects. If your family is like mine, the holidays are filled with family traditions. Every year, we look forward to baking holiday cookies, watching Christmas movies and going to … [Read more...]

12 Family Made Christmas Wreath Ideas

Homemade Christmas Wreath Ideas_Make a wreath as a family for a fabulous keepsake and tradition

We started the tradition of making a homemade Christmas wreath as a family three Christmases ago now - goodness, time flies! While we're working on this year's front door masterpiece I thought you might like some inspiration for creating your very own Christmas keepsake  and family tradition. 12 … [Read more...]

Christmas Gift Ideas: Giving a Gift of Creativity

Time to Create: Gift Ideas for Creative Kids

Some of the most thoughtful gifts I have ever received from friends have been materials for activities I can do together with my girls. I love the idea of giving the gift of shared experiences...almost as much as I love giving children (and parents) the gift of creativity! A basket or box of fun art … [Read more...]

Create a Little Christmas Magic Just For Kids!

Elf on the Shelf Alternative Ideas for Christmas fun

In this guest post, my lovely friend Marieka shares her family's alternative to the Elf on the Shelf tradition and I love that you can adapt this idea to suit almost any set of toys that your children love. We love Christmas in our house. Christmas carols can be heard playing in our house all … [Read more...]

Christmas Sensory Play Series: Christmas Charades Printable

Enjoy family time together this Christmas with a game of Christmas charades! These printable game cards make it easy to play.

Dad 101 often talks fondly about playing Charades with his extended family at Christmastime. It's a tradition he has been looking forward to sharing with our girls and I have a feeling this year will be the year! So I have created a set of printable Christmas Charades Cards for us to use, and I am … [Read more...]

Is My Toddler’s Poop Normal?

Is my toddlers poop normal

This post is sponsored by Coles. Poop. Poo. Faeces. Stool. Bowel motion. We have all dealt with our own for many years before having children and yet somehow, dealing with our own children’s poop can have us questioning nature like never before. Even the most pregnancy book prepared parent cannot … [Read more...]

21 Silly Putty & Therapy Putty Activities

21 silly putty activities . Fun fine motor activities for kids

Today Carrie of A Little Learning for Two is sharing 21 activity ideas for playing (and learning) with silly putty or therapy putty. With two children on the Autism spectrum if there is one thing that has been tried and tested thoroughly in our family it would be therapy tools. While there are … [Read more...]