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Your child could win a trip to the USA by sharing a littleBIGidea with Origin!

Is your child fantastic at coming up with new, innovative ideas? Has he or she spotted the need for an invention to make life that little bit easier? The Competition: Origin’s littleBIGidea is the big competition for inventive little kids! In 2018, LittleBIGIdea is back for its fourth year, and its organisers are calling for… Continue reading Your child could win a trip to the USA by sharing a littleBIGidea with Origin!

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Easter gift DIY: cocoa bath salts with milk bath

We are continuing with our reduced-chocolate (not chocolate-free!) Easter preparations. Our family has our own little tradition of giving non-chocolate gifts at Easter for a number of years now, and I'm always interested in new ways to celebrate and give without over indulging in sweets. I found some gorgeous inspiration on Pinterest for bath treats… Continue reading Easter gift DIY: cocoa bath salts with milk bath

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Easter Craft round-up!

I've searched the web for Easter activities from some of Australia's best parenting bloggers. Enjoy! Homemade Easter eggs with Coconut Caramel Filling from Little Peeps Eats. Gorgeous bunny bags for gifts, via Mumlyfe. Delicious apple and cinnamon hot cross buns over at Kidgredients. Gorgeous Easter bonnet inspo plus nineteen other activities from around the web… Continue reading Easter Craft round-up!

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Outing Review: Circus Rio

(Scroll to the bottom to preview Circus Rio in video!) Brisbane is ablaze with the vibrance and rhythm of Brazil, as Circus Rio travels Queensland's south-east. The first-of-it's kind circus to hit Aussie shores combines Latin beats, Samba dance, ballet, aerial performance, Capoeira combat and FMX bikes. It's an action-filled event which will thrill and… Continue reading Outing Review: Circus Rio

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Create a toddler wardrobe for under $50.

I love a good bargain. I'm that girl who, when complimented on a piece of clothing, gushes about how inexpensive it was. I love buying things on sale, cheap. I don't love "cheap" things. There's a difference. With four kids, shopping for clothes can be very costly. In the past I've ended up with more… Continue reading Create a toddler wardrobe for under $50.


Top tips for cruising with a baby!

Our family's favourite way to holiday has become cruising. We find it such a relaxing, easygoing way to travel with kids. You avoid airports and unpacking at each destination. You have access to multiple dining options, and babysitting around the clock. The tropical locations we've chosen haven't been half bad, either. Of the ten cruises… Continue reading Top tips for cruising with a baby!

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Australia Day for breastfeeding mums.

It's a public holiday in the middle of summer and we live in one of the most beautiful and free countries in the world. Yessssss!!!!! Tomorrow, millions of Aussies will be celebrating having a bonus day off work by heading to the beach, a barbie or a picnic. And many of them will be breastfeeding… Continue reading Australia Day for breastfeeding mums.