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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

The 7 Stages of Cleaning Out the Kids Toys

Today I cleaned out the kids toys. All them. Every single one of them. Starting by piling everything they own into washing baskets and then dumping it on the living room floor to thoroughly sort through and tidy up. That was the plan at least - I ended up experiencing…

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Product Reviews

Lego Sort and Store Head Review

This seems like an unusual product to review, but I bought one of these for my son for Christmas ("from Santa") and prior to the purchase I did read several mix reviews on it, so I thought now we've had one for a couple of weeks I thought I should…

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Children Articles

My Kid’s Most Prized Possession

A fight broke out this morning between my 2 and 6 year old over a toy. It was about as intense as their fights get, started off with shouting and screaming and ended with a block hurled at someone’s head and the tears that followed. Both children needed a talking…

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Boys Toys and Girls Toys

With Christmas fast approaching I am faced with an issue that is really bugging me. The whole gendered toy thing. Being a former day carer I completely believe all toys are for all children.

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Children Articles

Drowning in toys

We have a lot of toys. Like - a lot of toys; and not a lot of space for them. Though even if we had more room, there is still just too much "stuff". My kids are very very loved and have many adoring grandparents, uncles, aunties (both the related…

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Children Articles

(Little) Guys and Dolls

My friend phoned me and was understandably upset about a situation that had just happened to her and her son. She’d taken her daughter to school, bringing her 2 year old boy along. He was playing with a Barbie doll when they left, so Barbie came along for the ride.…

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