Plus FREE printable clues to make it stress-free for you! There’s no escaping it. Easter weekend, your kids are going to eat chocolate. LOTS of chocolate! You may be the healthiest family on the planet, but it doesn’t matter. Your kids will still get so much chocolate from well-meaning friends and relatives, you will probably have to help them eat it. It’s a tough job, this parenting gig, right? So, since a three-day chocolate party is pretty much unavoidable at this time of year, why not get your kids outside and moving with an Easter egg hunt? I know … 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
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
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
Excess TV time is linked to less sleep in children. It is also linked to many physical and mental health issues and is a known risk factor for childhood obesity. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, a quarter of all Australian children are overweight or obese. It’s so important that we do what we can to help stop this trend. There are so many known benefits having a healthier lifestyles with better nutrition, more physical activity and enough sleep for all of us. Encouraging active outdoor play for children is fantastic for better sleep (it works for me!). Not only does … 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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