Hit the road, snacks! 4 easy & healthy road trip meals.

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With school holidays already here (or just around the corner), you may be planning a family road trip. When considering meal stops during long trips, the allure of roadside diners and fast food joints can be hard to resist. However, if you are interested in saving money and time and making healthier choices for the family, here […]

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5 Reasons Why Summer Camp is Great for Kids

Remember making s’more’s over the campfire? Swimming in a lake? Learning something new every day? Summer camp is a wonderful childhood experience. Aside from all the fun, summer camp is a place where kids can develop skills that will help them later in their lives. Here are some of them.   Develop Independence Camp is […]

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Healthy Meal Ideas for Road Trips

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Long car rides and road trips often end in stops at roadside diners or fast food joints when hunger strikes. Eating in the car is the best way to save money and time, make healthier choices, and have “breaks” when the drive is long. Whether you’re headed out on a camping trip or visiting relatives, […]

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Getting Ready for Camp 2017

School is almost over and everyone is beginning to get excited about summer. We know planning for camp can be stressful in many ways, so we’ve put together some tips on how to prepare that will hopefully ease your mind while getting ready. What they’ll need Consider if they’ll be going for the day or […]

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The surprising voices behind your fave kid’s shows

THE SURPRISING VOICES BEHIND YOUR FAVE KID’S SHOWS

Ever sat down with your kids for a bit of guilt-free TV and thought “Hey, I recognise that voice?” You might be surprised at how some of the stars spend their downtime, with a few of your favourites voicing the characters we all know and (sometimes begrudgingly) love. Stephen Fry, Pocoyo – Narrator I recognised […]

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16 essentials for setting up an art & craft space

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I’ve never been very arty farty (my brother hogged all those genes) so I was always a bit hesitant to dip my toe into that pool with my toddler. However, lately she’s been coming home from daycare with great stories about finger painting, sensory play and messy outdoor activities in the art & craft space. […]

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Fab female fiction for your beach bag

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Being heavily pregnant during an Aussie heatwave means one thing: going to the toilet a lot. It also means another thing: lots of time to read. I’ve laid awake most nights this summer with a book in my hand, trying to forget about the beads of sweat forming behind my knees. So it’s safe to […]

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Create an awesome kids craft area (even with limited space)

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Once the crafting bug hits, you can be at risk of it taking over your entire home! Try to contain the fun to one area of your home with these handy tips for the perfect kids craft area. You don’t need a lot of space – a corner will do! Your kids will be entertained […]

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Australia Day events near you + free kids printables

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Our cute Australia Day printables will keep the kids amused while you’re busy cooking the snags. There are cute and cuddly koala masks, a colouring-in page and DIY flag wavers to print and keep. What’s on for kids in your state this Australia Day: Melbourne What? Australia Day Parade. Join thousands of people who will line […]

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10 best sun shades for beach babes

10 BEST SUN SHADES FOR BEACH BABES

Keep your family covered up at the beach in style. These beautiful beach shades and umbrellas are all available in Australia and will ensure nobody gets lost on the crowded sand. 1. Sea and Me 2. Bell Tent 3. Sunny Jim 4. Basil Bangs 5. Byron Bay Beach Life 6. Hollie and Harrie 7. Lovin’ […]

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