Jul 022019
 
HairDooz Newz: Time for a new Doo, or two!

All stylish girls know there is no better feeling than a brand new hairdo. Super sleek or cute and curly, pretty plaits or cheeky buns, brightly coloured or perfectly platinum, the HairDooz salon has been busy creating a bunch of adorable new looks and they’re ready to show them off: Wave 2, the second release of HairDooz (Ages 5+), has washed up 12 fresh new [read more]

Jul 012019
 
Micro Motorz giveaway

When it comes to collectibles it’s generally our girls who join the latest trends, with our boy(s) twiddling their thumbs on the sideline. As fun as tiny dolls, cute kittens and sweet squishies may be, master 10 is a bit too cool for all those gorgeous goodies. You can imagine his excitement when I finally stumbled upon this rad racing range from Jasnor:  Micro [read more]

Jun 302019
 
VTech Secret Safe

It has taken her almost two whole terms but miss Sybbie is finally managing a tear-free and no-panic school drop off most days! We’ve worked very hard to get to this point and I am so proud of her (but also of myself) for persevering, there were so many tears and we even considered taking her out of school all together. I have to admit [read more]

Pawesome PAW Patrol picks

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Jun 242019
 
Pawesome PAW Patrol picks

I regularly receive emails from both new and longtime readers asking me for advice on hip finds I shared in the past and one of the most popular questions is always: Does your family still love LeapFrog and which LeapPad should we get? I am working on a longer post about this (stay tuned) but our short and adamant answer is YES! Even after many years [read more]

Taking Off with VTech

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Jun 132019
 
Taking Off with VTech

At almost two our boy Ted is quite the busy bee, he never sits still (day or night!) and is always exploring and getting up to mischief. He may not be a keen talker but he loves copying sounds and songs so I am not surprised this awesome new VTech Baby toy was an instant hit: This colourful VTech Push & Spin Helicopter (RRP $19.95, ages [read more]

‘The Incurable Imagination’ giveaway

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Jun 122019
 
'The Incurable Imagination' giveaway

While there are obviously plenty of squabbles at our house, they are even more magical moments that I wish I could record for later. Often it’s the little things that make my heart melt, like the kids performing a spontaneous drama show, singing a made-up song or listening to them create the most fabulous stories with their dolls. Imagination truly is a wonderful thing which [read more]

Ty to the Rescue

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May 132019
 
Ty to the Rescue

Thirteen long years after I moved to Australia my brother and his family finally made it out to Australia for a holiday and boy, did we have fun. We had been counting down for months and managed to make loads of beautiful memories which I hope will last a lifetime. Of course when the welcome is so warm and wonderful the goodbye is utterly heartbreaking [read more]