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Fast Foods to Make at Home

Sometimes it can be difficult to find foods that your children are happy to eat, but they always seem to be happy with fast food options. We discovered that our children tend to like the fast food options that come with a small toy included. The toy is always favoured over the food, so we […]

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Tips For Dads to Help Dress Their Kids!

Have you ever walked down the street and seen a dad with their son or daughter? Do you notice something different about when you see kids with their mums? I know that it’s a blatant over generalization but I always seem to notice that when kids are with their dads they aren’t dressed the best. […]

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Disney Pixar Cars 2

Coming to a cinema near you on June 24th The press release reads as follows: Star racecar Lightning McQueen and the incomparable tow truck Mater take their friendship to exciting new places in Cars 2 when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world’s fastest car. But the […]

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Tips for Dining Out With Children

Dining out with children can seem like a daunting challenge. You worry about whether they will sit politely or if they are going to run amok. With a few simple steps you can have a fun evening dining out with your children without too much stress. Stick to your routine. If your children are used […]

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Six Books for New Siblings

Introducing a new child into the family can be a stressful time, especially for the older siblings. Sometimes the older children are still very young and don’t understand the idea of having a baby in the house. Other times, the siblings will be a bit older and will be upset by no longer being the […]

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Rockabye Baby

Most people think that when they have children that their music style will be compromised. Gone are the days of Green Day & Metallica, taken over by The Wiggles and Hi-5 right? Wrong. At least at lullaby time! Rockabye Baby was created by music lovers to make children’s music cool, not only for babies but […]

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24 Hour Health Advice Lines

Sometimes as a parent it’s hard to know when to contact your doctor or hospital when your child is sick. There might be times when you have already seen your doctor but it’s the middle of the night and your child is getting worse. There might also be times when you are feeling unwell, but […]

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The Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly

There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly is a children’s song written in 1952 by Alan Mills & Rose Bonne. The song tells of a lady who swallows a fly and then progressively swallows more creatures to catch the previous ones. It was a very popular song until the 80’s and 90’s but […]

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Night Terrors and Nightmares in Children

It’s quite scary when your child wakes up in the middle of the night screaming. It’s scarier still when you can’t seem to calm them down no matter what you try. Then, in the morning when you ask what the problem was, they have no idea what you’re talking about. Welcome to the world of […]

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Homemade Toys

When you have children, you quickly learn that sometimes the most fun part of a gift is the box it came in or the wrapping paper and you wonder why you wasted your money on expensive toys. Today I’m going to give you two different homemade toys that are easy to make that your little […]

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