school holidays

Family

IKEA Christmas Guide – Gifts For the Whole Family

Christmas and Ikea are two of my favourite things, so naturally combining the two is simply magical to me. This year I set myself a challenge - that I can find something for EVERYONE at Ikea (or at the very least every age group. If there's absolutely nothing that appears…

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Children Articles

35 No to Low Mess School Holiday Activities!

I'm sure I'm not the only person spending school holidays at home, we have no plans aside from a few play dates and a sleep over scheduled in, so I have a lot of time to fill in and a very busy 5 year old to keep entertained. I also…

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Lifestyle

Best Family Friendly Mornington Peninsula Wineries

Working as a first class flight attendant I am always very proud when we serve wine from my home region of the Mornington Peninsula. I am very patriotic of my home and love telling my passengers from all over the world how beautiful ‘the Peninsula’ is, with National Geographic naming…

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Children Articles

8 Reasons I’ll Miss the School Holidays

School is going back all over the country over the next week! My newsfeed is full of first days and new uniforms and parents announcing “FREEDOM!!!” There’s biggest babies starting school, and youngest babies starting school – and from what I can tell the latter is more difficult to deal…

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Recipes

Masking Tape Car Track

I don't think this masking tape car track activity requires much explanation. All you need is some wide masking tape, a flat space on carpet or floorboards and a marker if you want to draw lines on the "road" for effect. We've added wooden blocks, trains, cars, some small figures…

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Children Articles

Ice cream in a bag

Ice cream in a bag is an incredible simple, versatile and FUN recipe that you can adapt easily to your own tastes or what you have on hand. You will need: 250 mls of Milk A flavouring and/or sweetener Several handfuls of ice A few tablespoons of salt Some flavours…

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Children Articles

Gardening with Kids

Gardening with kids is a great way for children to learn about nature, where food comes from some basic biology. (and if you're gardening skills are anything like mine they may also learn about disappointment when the garden doesn't grow - fortunately this isn't "my" garden so it should be…

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Children Articles

10 Thing I Love About School Holidays

I know school holidays get a lot of bad press but here are ten reasons I actually like school holidays. More Time With My School Kid While we have moments when the children are bickering over the same toys...

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