Winter is here, and that means one thing: a three-month snot fest. I’m sorry to be gross, but it’s true. Every school drop-off and pick-up is fraught with danger. Tiny noses ooze everywhere. Hundreds of tiny hands that have wiped said tiny oozing noses come perilously close to touching me and my daughter. I just want to slather myself and everyone else within a 50m radius of me with hand sanitiser. Thankfully, winter is nearly over. And I know that colds, flu and nits are an unfortunate way of life when there’s a kid in the household. Did you know, … Read More
When you think back to your childhood, what stands out? Some of my best kid-life memories are of playing outdoors. Climbing the big tree in our front yard and keeping watch over the street. Riding my bike and teaching my younger brother to ride his. Finding lizards, snails and caterpillars in the garden, and making them a new habitat in an empty ice-cream box (although I’m sure they were pretty happy in their existing habitat!). And spending hour after blissful hour jumping and somersaulting on my big trampoline. Yes, I sustained injuries during my outdoor adventures – plenty! And sure, … Read More
Do you have a climber? Or a young thrill seeker with thirst for adventure? The Adventurer Cubby really is an exciting and innovative fort for children who love to be active. It features an enclosed cubby space with 1.5m internal height and a large deck area perfect for adding all the active accessories you could ever want. Being a fort and raised of the ground it is perfect to add all manner of activity based elements for the kids to climb, scale, navigate and enjoy. The My Cubby Adventurer package includes a rock wall and 2.5m plastic slide. As with … Read More
This post was written by Rebel from Rebel Without A Pause. It has been republished here with her permission. I’m not sure if it is normal to be this excited about a delivery BUT the cubby house we ordered for the kids for Christmas is on it’s way, and I am beside myself. I know, I know, it’s ‘meant’ to be for the kids, but before they get to it this here mamma gets to play – colour swatches ahoy! Sorry neighbours, this thing is gonna be bright. Think ‘Unicorn vomits a packet of Skittles onto a rainbow’ and you’ll be getting close to the … Read More
We love to share tips and advice with our online community about different ways to get children outside and playing as well as different things to do for outside play, both active play and imagination play. This article has some great tips to get the kids to play outside. We all know the value of outdoor play, and want to see out kids outside playing and having fun, but there are so many more factors at play in our busy modern world. From the article “Who would have imagined 30 years ago that we would need to encourage parents to send their … Read More
Now that we are well and truly back into the school year and daily grind, it’s easy for parental guilt to sink in.We’re so busy with work, life and endless to-do lists, we’re exhausted, and playing with our kids is not always our top priority. And it shouldn’t always be,
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