The Smoothie Bombs: Creating Nutrition in a Small Package!

As a family on the go, it can be easy to pick up a packet of chips or a chocolate for a quick snack. Although, I consciously try to be healthy, there are definitely cheat days in our family, along with skipping breakfast some days. To avoid a common thread of cheeky habits in our lifestyle, I […]

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Enough Is Enough: We Need To Take A Stance Against Cyber Bullying

Raising a child in the era of social media has always been a concern for me. After the recent tragic events of Dolly Everitt’s suicide, it has not only become more apparent, but also more terrifying. A home should be sacred place, a place free from bullying, hurt and danger. A home should be full […]

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THE MEXICAN STANDOFF ~ Mummy v Toddler

I would never have thought I would be in negotiations with my toddler. Me at one end of the living room and Isaac on the other. “I need to change your nappy.” “NO.” he replies in that sweet but assertive tone. “I’m serious, come here now.” “NO.” he replies once more We stare at each […]

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Jo Casamento: The Secrets of a Wonder Woman Balancing Kids, Life and Work

As a working mum, juggling motherhood with work responsibilities is definitely a balancing act. Being a mother is a full-time job in itself, and adding an extra element to the mix can be difficult. For many mums, it may not be an easy decision to go back to work, but it is important to have […]

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The Day My Son Called 000. By Accident!

For me it was a normal day. I got up, I got ready for work and dropped Isaac off at my mum’s house so she could babysit. Little did I know that it was an interesting day for my parents… For some unbeknownst reason, my son decided that he did not want to play with […]

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Women Joining Forces Together: Business Chicks ‘9 to Thrive’ Expo

There are days where ‘procrastination’ is my middle name, however, after I attended the Business Chicks ‘9 to Thrive’ expo I found my resurgence. Filled with everything women need to get their ‘but into gear‘, the expo showed me and many other women how to kick ass in the business world. (excuse the language) With […]

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Kids Storage Solutions to Suit Every Budget

Purchasing an old home definitely has its pros and cons. Although old homes ooze character and charm, many have smaller rooms, hence less storage. Coming from a spacious home filled with storage galore, our new home has created a challenge to store all our household items. Although we renovated our home to conquer this issue, […]

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There Is A First Time For Everything: Even Locking Your Keys In Your Car

Do you have those days where you feel something is going to go wrong? Well, today I had that feeling and today was that day something went horribly wrong – I locked my keys in my car! To make matters worse, I was at a shopping center… It all started mid morning, with one hundred […]

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That Darn Dummy! How Old is Too Old?

There are many opinions surrounding the use of a dummy with newborns and children. Should they be given to a newborn? Should there be an age restriction? How old is too old? As a parent, you will find there is a lot of scrutiny about this topic. As a new parent, I was advised against […]

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