Before my daughter was born (and was affectionately known as The Blob), there were several things I swore I would never do as a parent: Let her eat sugar Give her packaged foods Dress her in pink Raise my voice Let her watch TV before she turned one In fact, I would eliminate all digital technology and instead she would entertain herself with old-fashioned games, like hopscotch, tiddly winks and book readin’ Despite placing my hand on her upmarket baby carrier and making these solemn oaths, safe to say, I failed at every one (also, she hated the baby carrier). … Read More
Our mission at My Cubby is to provide children with a sense of freedom, fun and adventure, and get kids back outside into happy, healthy fun. Recently, we were delighted to have our work featured the Bupa Life Insurance blog about fun activities to enjoy with your child! It’s wonderful for us to have been asked to contribute to the article, as it lets us know we are being recognised for enhancing the lives of children, and bringing them and their parents closer together. A Space of Their Own Having their own cubby house is a wonderful experience for any child. … 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
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
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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