Easy School Lunches

Easy School Lunches

With only 5 weeks left of school for the year (6 weeks in NSW), school lunches are getting to become more and more of a hassle. We’re unmotivated and just want the ‘school lunch box fairy’ to come and sort out the carrot sticks and muesli bars, so we...
Bush-Walking with Kids

Bush-Walking with Kids

Bush walking is something we have enjoyed for as long as we can remember. The connection to nature, the wildlife, the peace and quiet and the challenge! Of course, when we had kids we wanted to share this great experience with them! When they were babies, it was easy...
How to have a Simple Christmas

How to have a Simple Christmas

Okay, I’m going there. I’m mentioning it….the dreaded “C” word. It’s officially November and therefore the silly season will be here before we know it! So, how do you survive all the craziness of Christmas without losing your mind?...
Why Mum Friends Are So Important

Why Mum Friends Are So Important

Friends are such an important and essential part of life, but there is something special about “Mum” friends. You are deep in the trenches of parenting together, facing the same trials and joys. Having someone down the other end of the phone or text...
Nature Crafts for Kids!

Nature Crafts for Kids!

We love spending time in nature with our kids! Here are some great nature-based activities to do with your kids at home or at your local park. Nature Scavenger Hunt; Write a list of nature treasures that are common in your area and have your little one collect each...
Is your child ready for  school?

Is your child ready for school?

“School readiness” is a term that often gains momentum as the end of the year approaches and a new schooling year appears on the horizon. Often, when we discuss school readiness many parents and educators instantly think of numbers, letters and other academics. But...
Riding Adventure at Zephyr Horses!

Riding Adventure at Zephyr Horses!

One experience that I have always wanted to go on with my kids is horse riding. Recently, I was lucky enough to take my 10 year old daughter on our first bush to beach trail at Zephyr Horses, Byron Bay. To say the experience was amazing would be an understatement...
Gardening with Kids

Gardening with Kids

Gardening is such a great experience to do with children! Not only is it a fantastic way to get children outside; it also promotes hands-on learning, physical activity and you end up with the bonus of delicious food grown straight from your own yard! Here are some of...
Tips for Fussy Eaters

Tips for Fussy Eaters

Fussy eating can be one of the greatest challenges of parenting. Trying to get children to eat nutritious foods, only to have them constantly refused can cause stress and tension every meal time – especially when you have put so much effort into preparing it!...
Plastic-Free July

Plastic-Free July

Can you believe it’s July already!!?? This year is flying by! I’m always excited about July as it is a a chance for my family and I to really reflect on our waste free living and to make changes where we need to. Plastic-Free July is a great incentive for...
Best Playdough Recipe

Best Playdough Recipe

Playdough has to be one of our favourite activities to do with children at home. It’s quick, easy, lasts in the fridge for ages and provides HOURS of fun, even for older children. Here is our easiest and best playdough recipe! 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1/2 cup self...
Happy International Mud Day!!

Happy International Mud Day!!

June 30th is International Mud Day! And what better way to celebrate than to put on your gumboots and get muddy alongside your children! Let’s talk everything MUDDY!! Mud play is so beneficial to young children. It is a deliciously joyful and sensory experience...