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Top 10 Autumn School Holiday Activities in Melbourne

School holidays have already started here in Victoria, and Easter falls nicely within them this year. Term 1 has just flown by, and the Autumn school holidays are a well-earned breather before the hard work of term 2 sets in. Autumn is a fab time of year to enjoy the Autumn colour in Melbourne, as the mild weather is a…

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Emma’s Sushi Sandwiches – A Fun & Healthy Snack

Getting kids to eat what’s good for them isn’t always the easiest job in the world. There’s been times when this mum has had to get creative and ‘hide’ some extra veggies in the spag bol, or call everything ‘chicken’ (when the kid went through the only eating chicken phase). We’ve all been there. If you are having trouble getting…

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Bobux Shoes for Big Kids

A few weeks ago Emma and I were invited to attend the launch of Bobux’s newest range of shoes for big kids, Bobux KID+. They are designed for active children, and we got to test them out first hand at Clip’n’Climb in Richmond, a super fun indoor climbing center. I’ve always appreciated the quality of Bobux footwear, but until now…

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Educational games your kids will love

The classroom can be a very overwhelming environment for many kids, Emma is in grade one now and she is still finding her feet. With lots of new things to learn, social skills to develop and many distractions in a noisy classroom, it’s understandable that many children struggle to really consolidate what is being taught in class just during school…

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Bunchems Review - Creative play toy

Encourage Creative Play with Bunchems

If you like toys that encourage creative and open ended play, don’t require batteries, and will keep the kids entertained for ages, you’ll love Bunchems! Brought to you by Bunchems Emma told me about Bunchems a while ago after seeing them on TV, so when we were asked to try them out for ourselves and share our creative experience, we…

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The Humanimals – A Kids’ Cabaret the Whole Family will Enjoy

The last thing you expect to encounter in the Mornington Peninsula’s seaside resort town of Rye is a Baroque Cabaret Theatre. It sits on the foreshore comfortably alongside the old-school carnival that has been a Rye Summer fixture since the 50’s, and it’s imposing facade just beckons you to go in and be entertained. “Cabaret Cathedral” is the creation of…

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A #LittleAdventure – Vintage Prams, Cookies & Castles

Sometimes you don’t have to travel far to have an adventure. Emma and I often find ourselves exploring our neighborhood on a lazy Saturday morning with no real agenda apart from grabbing a bite to eat and maybe a visit to the local post office. Today we headed off with Teddy and a colourful vintage pram that we found a…

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