#stayathome

We keep being told it, but these really are unprecedented times. Homeschooling, staying at home and isolation are all words that a lot of us are new to experiencing with our families. We’ve added this new section to our website to share with you some of our favourite ways to keep the kids busy, happy and learning. We’ll be adding some online learning tools and resources, lots of art and craft ideas and simple and delicious recipes you can try and home with the kids.

Easy Toddler Play Ideas

Easy Toddler Play Ideas

Parents of BUSY toddlers! How do you keep your little ones occupied for more than 5 seconds, so you can actually breathe for a moment???? Eating, drinking, tantrums, mess and them getting into ALLLL the things doesn't leave a lot of room for parents to get a breather....

Incredible Backyard Play Ideas

Incredible Backyard Play Ideas

Have you ever wanted to create an outdoor area at home for your kids??? One of our team members has created amazing outdoor play spaces in her work for years and she is sharing her advice and photos with us! Start with what you have. One of the easiest and quickest...

Best Housework Hacks

Best Housework Hacks

Sigh! Housework. We all have to do it. But how can we make it quicker and easier so we can get onto the important stuff? Here are our favourite house cleaning hacks! Laundry Basket Hack If you are anything like me, you spend half your cleaning time carting around all...

Autumn Crafts for Kids

Autumn Crafts for Kids

With the seasons slowly changing and Autumn nearly here, we thought it would be fun to gather some beautiful and fun Autumn craft activities to do with the kids. Here are some that are easy to do at home or at your local park. Stone Painting; Collect stones at you...

Chores for Kids!

Chores for Kids!

Housework! Never ending, relentless, joyless, frustrating and frequently icky (parents of boys...am I right??) Getting the kids to help and contribute can add to the mayhem, but it is important to teach them life skills, responsibility and the importance of...

Kidsplay Crafts

Kidsplay Crafts

Kidsplay Crafts are a Tweed Heads based business bringing you alllllll of the craft! They have a huge range of craft available online from Sand Art to Shrinkies, Perler Beads, Natural products (great for making mobiles and homewares) as well as painting supplies,...

Easy One-Pot Pasta

Easy One-Pot Pasta

There are many nights that I am just so exhausted that I barely have the energy to throw together toast, let alone anything that vaguely resembles dinner. This is my go-to when guilt about my children’s consumption of nutrients starts to kick in and I need something...

Self-Care for Mums

Self-Care for Mums

Motherhood, despite all its joy, can be hard, exhausting and overwhelming. There is so much to do, so many expectations (many we create ourselves) and not enough time in the day. Many of us, especially at this time of year, are on the edge of burn-out and feel that we...

Bushwalking with Kids

Bushwalking 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...

The EASIEST sausage rolls ever!

The EASIEST sausage rolls ever!

I've been making these sausage rolls for years and it's basically just a throw allllllllllll my fridge contents into a high speed blender kinda recipe. So easy and they are devoured every time! The ingredients list changes every time I make these so the following is...

Risky Play – What is it and why it’s important.

Risky Play – What is it and why it’s important.

Keeping our children safe is one of our primary tasks as parents. It can be terrifying watching our children branch out into the big world and the risks associated with that. So how do we balance keeping our children safe, while giving them the skills they need to...

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...

Reading Eggs

Reading Eggs

Want to trick your kids into thinking they're having screen time when they are actually engaging in an awesome educational program!? Look no futher, ABC Reading Eggs for the WIN! Sign up for a 4 week FREE trial! Great timing for the school holidays click here to sign...

Homemade Smoothie Ice Creams

Homemade Smoothie Ice Creams

It's officially Spring tomorrow! Spring in our household equals lots of smoothies for breakfast and the leftovers we use to make ice creams to enjoy for afternoon tea (or the occasional breakfast 'treat'!). Here are a few of our favourite smoothie recipes - if you...

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! Firstly...

Easy Green Pancakes!

Easy Green Pancakes!

I'd like to say I'm the parent who doesn't need to hide veggies in her children's food and that my offspring will eat a plate full of broccoli, capsicum and pumpkin...however this is definitely not the case! These easy green pancakes are a winner in our household and...

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...

Pram Walks

Pram Walks

If you're kids are pram age you'll understand the beauty of finding a good pram walk. Long enough to either keep a kid happy for a bit while you get some exercise, or even better one long enough with juuust the right amount of bumps to bring on the zzzzzz... Getting...

Saying NO to Winter Germs

Saying NO to Winter Germs

The kids in my house (big and small) are all about coughs and colds right now. Winter is good at making us think we need to be stuck inside with our germs and bugs. There are easy things we can do to stop the winter germs from...

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Thu 26
Thu 26

Currumbin Community Market

November 26 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am AEST
Thu 26

Santa arrives at Tweed City

November 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm AEDT
Thu 26

Bop it tots – Term 4

November 26 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am AEST

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