3 clever tricks to de-clutter your kitchen

The kitchen is considered the heart of the home. But what happens when the arteries are clogged? This is where you need to call the DOC for help – Ditch, Organise, Control. Kitchen de-cluttering is well worth the effort as it greatly improves wellbeing. Certainly, my family and I are safer. Entering the kitchen no longer […]

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Genius ways to display your child’s art

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Remember cooing innocently over that first painting your child brought home from school, despite not knowing whether it was meant to be a flowerpot or an elephant? I bet you didn’t realise that this would open up the floodgates to many many more paintings that would leave your home awash with your child’s artistic endeavours. […]

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The evolution of the kitchen

From the least desirable room in the house, to the heart of the home, we explore the history of the kitchen. Pre-20th century Historical kitchens were purely functional – dark, smelly and noisy workhouses that were tucked as far way from the rest of the home as possible. In upper class households, such was the […]

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WIN A FREE CLEANER FOR A YEAR!

It’s every parent’s fantasy… someone to come in and clean your house for a whole year while you sit back and … not clean! Think of all that extra time you’ll have. How will you spend it? With your kids, perhaps? Those amazing pottery projects you’ve been putting off for a year? Or maybe just […]

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How to Help Your Disorganised Kids

How to Help Your Disorganised Kids It can be challenging to parent a disorganised child. School work goes missing, backpacks are misplaced, and the quest for a left shoe can cause everyone to be late in the morning. These frustrations can make it more difficult to not let frustration colour your perspective. You have to […]

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Yes, You Can Make Making Home Organisation Fun

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Yes, You Can Make Home Organisation Fun With the start of a new year comes New Year’s resolutions. One popular resolution is to get more organised. That’s a great goal but it can be much easier to make that resolution than it is to keep it. This is particularly true for parents.   It is […]

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5 easy DIY natural cleaning products

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Are you wary of commercially available cleaning agents that are packed with unpronounceable ingredients and synthetic smells? Want some easy, cheap and safe alternatives that won’t contribute to indoor air pollution? Look no further! We have put together a list of excellent DIY ‘recipes’ for natural cleaning products that are eco-friendly and safe for the […]

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Gardening for kids – 3 easy plants for kids to grow

Enjoying the therapeutic benefits of gardening is no longer the domain of retirees. Younger adults and especially children can reap many of its rewards. Apart from getting fresh air, learning about the science of growing things and enjoying the nutritional advantages of home-grown food, gardening promotes increased responsibility, patience and a greater respect for the […]

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How to slay the procrastination dragon

Ahhh… procrastination. The destructive art of ‘putting it off’. It plagues us everywhere – work, home and yes, even play (e.g. “If I put off organising that restaurant reservation for 6, will someone else do it?”) It afflicts even the greatest of us and has necessitated its fair share of unusual methods to fight it. […]

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6 handy hacks that’ll get kids spring cleaning

The days are getting longer and the air is getting warmer. That can only mean one thing – SPRING CLEANING!!! But how do you get the kids on board with the spring cleaning fun? Given that they create the majority of the mess.. Here are some tips on how to get the kids helping – […]

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