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]

Adelaide Fringe 2020 ‘Hotel Paradiso’ giveaway

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Feb 142020
 
Adelaide Fringe 2020 'Hotel Paradiso' giveaway

I know it is hard to believe but in the almost fourteen years I have lived in South Australia, Australia’s Festival State, I have not once made it to the Adelaide Fringe. Things are about to change as we’re planning to celebrate Sybil’s birthday in style this weekend with a visit to a Fringe performance full of giggles, gasps and good old-fashioned family fun: This [read more]

Save the koalas with Ty Beanie Boo

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Jan 172020
 
Save the koalas with Ty Beanie Boo

Talking to children about tragedies is never easy. We try to shield our children from as much pain as we can, but sometimes disaster strikes close to home and it is important to help children understand what is happening. The bushfires that are currently impacting many parts of our beautiful country are destroying lives, homes and nature and there’s simply no hiding from it. My [read more]

Dec 232019
 
Smiggle 'Frozen 2' giveaway

After spending the last 1.5 week cooped up inside with miserable kids surrounded by sick buckets I am very much feeling the Christmas stress. So much to do, so little time and only two sleeps left until the big day! So where does one go for awesome children’s gifts that are a guaranteed success? Smiggle of course! At Smiggle they know exactly what’s hip and [read more]

Think outside the square with RockIt Twist

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Dec 212019
 
Think outside the square with RockIt Twist

Turn or twist it, press or pull it, flip or flick it… Whether it’s at home on a hot summer day or on the way to your holiday destination, this funky new gadget is guaranteed to keep the kids’ brains and hands busy. Knowing how much our tribe enjoys using their other LeapFrog devices I immediately knew the RockIt Twist would be a winning Sinterklaas gift [read more]

Christmas with Peppa

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Dec 152019
 
Christmas with Peppa

Whether you’re planning a quick Christmas getaway, a long Summer road trip or a traditional family visit, Peppa Pig is the perfect Christmas companion for young travellers. My two little ones absolutely adore this little pink piggy which is why Sinterklaas spoilt them with some fabulous Peppa gifts just in time for our holiday adventures: Now that miss Hattie has had a first taste of [read more]