Jun 152020
 
Resoftables: Cuddles with a conscience

While the last few months have definitely not been easy, they have also taught people all over the world some valuable lessons. I have heard so many inspiring stories from people who soaked up this precious time with their loved ones, acquired new skills, reshaped their goals for the future, became more self-sufficient, discovered a love for nature and decided to make better choices for [read more]

‘Ella & Mrs Gooseberry’ giveaway

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Jun 042020
 
'Ella & Mrs Gooseberry' giveaway

During these strange times of social distancing and home isolation it is more important than ever to teach children about kindness, community and caring for those who could use a smile. This sweet EK Books release by Australian author Vikki Conley has all the good stuff covered: In Ella & Mrs Gooseberry (RRP $24.99) we meet the lovely Ella and her grumpy neighbour called, you [read more]

‘Arabella and the Magic Pencil’ giveaway

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May 292020
 
'Arabella and the Magic Pencil' giveaway

Castles and crowns, glamour and gowns, tea parties and tiaras… if you thought the life of a princess is always easy, think again. Author Stephanie Ward and illustrator Shaney Hyde are welcoming you into the colourful world of Princess Arabella in this beautiful story published by EK Books: Every year Princess Arabella, adored by her loving parents, is granted one special wish. She uses her royal [read more]

National Reconciliation Week giveaway

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May 272020
 
National Reconciliation Week giveaway

Whether the kids are back at school or still learning along from home, starting today many students across Australia will be learning about National Reconciliation Week (May 27 – June 3). What is reconciliation, why is it important and why is it important to all of us? Reconciliation Australia captures the message like this: ‘At its heart, reconciliation is about strengthening relationships between Aboriginal and Torres [read more]

Wave goodbye to bedtime worries with LeapStory

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May 202020
 
Wave goodbye to bedtime worries with LeapStory

I won’t lie: These past months have been hard. I have always been someone who worries easily and this COVID19 outbreak has definitely been a challenge for me mentally. Late last year I lost my wonderful Opa and had to fly to Europe unexpectedly, forcing me to leave my husband and babies behind for the first time. Not long after that my dad received the [read more]

Little Bubba: Makeover Time

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Mar 032020
 
Little Bubba: Makeover Time

Of course Teddy is not the only sibling who refuses to sit still. My girls are always looking for a willing customer to attempt a pretty braid, do a fancy fishtail plait or try out a new look but it turns out that it’s a lot more fun to be the stylist than the bored customer who is not allowed to move or cries with [read more]

Welcome to the family, Little Bubba

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Mar 022020
 
Welcome to the family, Little Bubba

Over the past few months Ted has fast turned into a cheeky, independent toddler, which means his sisters can no longer treat him like their little baby. He won’t sit still, he doesn’t want to be dressed up and most definitely doesn’t want anyone to help him at mealtime. Thankfully the girls are very content with the closest thing to a real baby brother or [read more]