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BYOD in the classroom – What parents need to know

School is back and most kids have settled in for (their very first or) another school year . Things have certainly changed from my school days. Pencils, paper and blackboards, not so much – iPads, computers and electronic whiteboards are [...]

February 18, 2014 Parenting

Building resilience in your child

Young and old, at various stages during our life, we will all face tough times. Many people say it’s how you deal with these times that define the person you are.  Sorrow, disappointment or hardship – how do we rise [...]

February 12, 2014 Parenting

Shop A Docket – more than you think

Well it’s Friday – Yippee! and the last thing I feel like doing is cooking dinner for five. If I am ever going to have a night off it’s usually Friday and it’s usually pizza night! You may know about [...]

February 7, 2014 Lifestyle, Parenting

Starting Big School

Two of my three children are in primary school, and much to their delight they returned today. They are excited to start the new school year, see their friends and swap holiday stories. Things will change as the weeks go [...]

January 29, 2014 Kids, Parenting

One punch too many

edited: I wrote this post prior to the term coward punch was used by the Christie family. I have sinced replaced all mention of king hit with the much more appropriate term – coward punch. My blog is usually pretty [...]

January 2, 2014 Health, Parenting, Uncategorized

Medela SUPER Giveaway

If you are currently breastfeeding you will no doubt have heard of Medela. Medelahave an awesome new product, the Swing Maxi Double Electric Breast Pump + Calma. The new compact double electric breastpump Swing maxi is perfect for all mothers [...]

December 1, 2013 Parenting, Win

bCyberwise Monster Family – helping kids be safe online

The new app from McAfee – Meet the bCyberwise Monster Family. As my children get older, and start spending more and more time online, Cyber Safety has become increasingly important to me. Life Education Australia and McAfee have recently launched [...]

November 22, 2013 Kids, Parenting, Win

Girl Wise – A great book for girls and parents

  Being the mum of a seven year old girl I can tell you I am freaking out about getting through the tween – teen years. You’d think seeing as I was once a young girl myself I would be [...]

October 15, 2013 Kids, Parenting

Tax time is coming – how you can save some money.

Readers, just a reminder that I’m not an accountant, financial planner or tax expert (obviously!) but being tax time – eeeek – I thought it appropriate, in conjunction with Medibank, to share my thoughts. Around this time I always dream [...]

June 28, 2013 Health, Parenting

The world seems to have gone mobile

­­­   Above: My (almost) 3 year old son playing on my iPad• 🙂 The world seems to have gone mobile. Most people have a mobile device; a smart phone, iPad*, or tablet and some can’t live without them! I [...]

April 26, 2013 Health, Lifestyle, Parenting