This post was written by Rebel from Rebel Without A Pause. It has been republished here with her permission. Remember the reason why we’re abandoning the shops this Christmas in favour of one large combination gift for the kids? SO. MUCH. STUFF! We are drowning in it. And it might just be me, but a lot of the ‘stuff’ does little to encourage their imagination. Even LEGO comes in boxes with plans these days – Cael completely freaked when I suggested he try inventing his own stuff with all of the bricks he has … “But it’s meant to be … Read More
We always look forward to Spring and Summer seasons and being outside in the beautiful warm Australian weather. It is the ultimate outside play time of the year! Getting outside and playing is important for the kids all year round, but there are steps parents need to take to ensure a safe and happy experience for their children during outside play in summer. 1. Sunscreen, sunscreen, sunscreen. We all know this by now, but still so many Australians young and old still get sunburnt every summer. We know it’s easier to wrestle an adult crocodile than it is to put sunscreen … Read More
Finding the perfect cubby for your family can be a big decision. Here are 4 key principals when choosing a cubby house for your children. Safety- First and foremost we want our children to be safe. Our open faced cubbies mean you can always see your children and they can see you. We have strong lines and large play areas in our cubbies so children aren’t injuring themselves in nooks and crannies. We position our stairs at a 30% angle and use trenched in threads, instead of regular 45% stairs to slow kids down and prevent falls. Having different … Read More
Another thing families love about our cubbies is…. No spiders! Spiders like hot and dark places with nooks and crannies to hide in and feel safe. Our cubby houses with their open faces and spacious interiors are the exact opposite to this! Spiders and creepy crawlies also hate our roofing, you will not get any long term 8-legged guests anywhere on our cubbies that have a clear view of our roof system. 8 years of thorough testing show that when the sun hits our roof, the spiders move out. One of our customers, Nikki, lives in a country town in … Read More
We did A LOT of research and testing before finally settling on what we consider to be the best roofing product to use in children’s cubby houses. We believe cubbies should be as light and bright as possible, and also keep the heat out – so they don’t become little “hot boxes” that only spiders find enjoyable! We use Solasafe Polycarbonate roofing – it’s brilliant for a few reasons: It’s provides 99.9% protection from harmful UV rays – how fantastic is it knowing your kids are outside in the fresh air, but are also completely safe from the suns rays! … Read More
Ah, space. I love it. I can’t get enough of it. I’m an introvert, so people who know me understand just how important my space is to me. Especially the neighbours, who regularly hear my hollers of “I JUST NEED SOME SPACE!!!!!!!” when my daughter has perched herself on my
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