• Family life,  Parenting

    3 meaningful first day of school gifts to help beat the nerves

    Whether you've got a Prep starting school for the first time, or you're a seasoned parent with kids off for another year, there are bound to be some nerves as we prepare for the first day at school. To help kick start the excitement and hopefully calm a few of those nerves, here are 3 first day of school gifts to help your child feel more confident as they start a new school year!

  • Family life,  Mother's Day,  Parenting,  Parties & celebrations

    The Celebration Journal

    Here is the solution to no longer spending money on expensive cards, or homemade treasures shoved in a drawer to gather dust. Get yourselves a Celebration Journal!! On each special occasion, the journal comes out and the kids can draw or write something special. Birthdays, Mother's Day, even Easter or Christmas - the Journal has you covered! 

  • Family adventures,  Family life,  Parenting,  Playgrounds

    Gold Coast parks for early walkers

    Heading to a playground with an early walker can often be a difficult task - the play equipment is too advanced, the play surface not baby friendly, the list goes on. One of the most common questions I'm asked is where are the best parks to visit with little ones who are just starting to coast around holding on to things, or have started toddling around but aren't confident on their feet. Well, this list is for you! Here is my list of playgrounds that cater for the 10mth - 2 year age group.

  • Parenting

    Where to donate your pre-loved goods on the Gold Coast

    Clutter is one of my worst enemies – I honestly feel like I can’t think straight when there is too much clutter around! I’m always looking for opportunities to clear out things that we no longer need or use. At the same time however, I don’t want to continually add to landfill, so I try to be smart about what I do with our pre-loved goods. Here I’ll share with you my tips for the wardrobe clear out and how to find a new purpose for your pre-loved goods that will support a good cause.

  • Parenting

    My Baby Organics, Gold Coast

    My Baby Organics is a Gold Coast company serving up 100% certified organic, plant-based, frozen baby and toddler meals! With no added sugar, salt, preservatives, additives, colours, or flavours, it's such a great option for parents short on time, wanting a freezer stash, or even a gift idea for a new mumma! Their range starts at baby's first tastes with their 4+ month category, and moves through the different textures building up to toddler meals including pasta and risotto dishes.

  • Free to do,  Indoors,  Parenting

    Rainy day activities for Gold Coast Kids

    Rainy days are usually few and far between on the Gold Coast, so when the rain does set in, we’re often scrambling for indoor activities for kids to keep occupied. I’ve rounded up some of the best spots on the Gold Coast to eat, activities to do and things to see that are indoors, family and kid friendly, and out of the rain!

  • Parenting

    The first 3 months – Gold Coast businesses supporting new mothers

    Sharing the things that helped me to get through the first 3 months. Every baby is different, and so there is always help to be sought and tips and tricks to be found. It is fantastic to see how much support and how many amazing businesses there are on the Gold Coast! I really didn't need to look further than my own back yard to find the answers to so many of my problems and questions. Here's who helped me get through the fourth trimester.

  • Parenting

    The Toddler Tub: my emergency car kit

    The Toddler Tub is my emergency car kit, full of all the toddler essentials needed to allow me to embrace living in the moment - knowing that I'm prepared for the clean up afterwards!! Check out my 10 Toddler Tub essentials now living in our car boot.