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What’s For Breakfast at Your House?

Homemade baked beans recipe via Childhood 101

This post is sponsored by Coles. I admit I am a bit of a breakfast tyrant. I like my girls to have a filling, healthy breakfast and I generally discourage packaged breakfast cereal (porridge excepted), especially on school days. As a teacher I believe eating a good breakfast is essential to … [Read more...]

Our Toddler Room Makeover + 7 Budget Tips for Decorating Kids Spaces

Toddler room ideas

This post is sponsored by White Knight Paints. Thanks to White Knight Paints our toddler room makeover is complete. Through the process I have learnt that I am certainly not a natural interior decorator! However armed with a palette of pinks, yellow and mint green to play with (as shared in our … [Read more...]

Kids Rooms: Make Your Toddler’s Room Pop!

Kids Spaces: Make Your Toddler's Room Pop

This post is sponsored by White Knight Paints. I have a little confession to make. Something I have been feeling terrible about … you see, the truth is I never actually got AJ’s nursery finished. Where Immy’s room was totally ready weeks before she was due, AJ is nearly two and her room is as bland … [Read more...]

5 Ideas for Finding 5 Minutes of Mum (and Dad) Time This Christmas

Christmas craft ideas: Christmas crowns

This post is sponsored by Woolworths Gold. Whenever I ask my Mum friends what they wish for most of all this Christmas the answers are strikingly similar… ‘Me’ time Time off Sleep Time to myself And I can most certainly relate! I wish I could give every parent I know the gift of some downtime … [Read more...]

One Last Minute Gift Idea That Works For The Whole Family

Last minute gift ideas for babies

This post is sponsored by BIG W. This week the BIG W Hint Squad members were challenged with sharing last minute gift ideas for Christmas. Here’s my super simple idea with some tips on making it work for family members of all different ages and stages… If your looking for further suggestions of … [Read more...]

Making Baby’s First Christmas Memorable

Ideas for Baby's first Christmas

This post is sponsored by Fisher-Price. I love Christmas and I love it even more now I have small children of my own. Christmas is such a happy and joyous holiday for families but I believe there is little more exciting than celebrating the very first Christmas with a child (or children) of your … [Read more...]

How I Am Choosing Gifts for My Kids this Christmas

How I am choosing gifts for my kids this Christmas

This post is sponsored by BIG W. You may have heard the children’s Christmas gift rhyme… “Something they want, Something they need, Something to wear, Something to read.” I have used this as the basis for Immy’s Christmas stocking for the last few years now but this year I have been thinking a … [Read more...]

Encouraging Physical Motor Skill Development in Young Children

Fine and gross motor skill development skips | Childhood 101

This post is sponsored by Fisher-Price. Motor skills are physical skills requiring the co-ordination of the muscles of the body to affect movement. This includes large body movements involving the head, torso and limbs, most often known as gross motor skills, and small body movements involving the … [Read more...]