Making the most of the last of the school holidaysJanuary 19, 2018 | No comments
It’s been a long long school holidays. In some cases schools have broken up beginning of December here in the southern hemisphere and most schools don’t go back until 30 January.
It’s easy to get complacent and think you have …... Read more
Sideline parentingAugust 2, 2017 | No comments
How a family ski trip can make you fall more in love with your hubbyJuly 22, 2017 | No comments
This blog was going to be something like ‘5 top tips for skiing with the kids’ but instead what came out of my mind was this… how a family ski trip can make you fall more in love with your …... Read more
Birthdays on a budgetJune 22, 2017 | No comments
Childrens Birthdays can be expensive. But there is a way to do birthdays on a budget – to show your child a great birthday without breaking the bank.
Here are some ideas:
- Handmade invitations
- Get your children involved in creating
- Handmade invitations
If Only They’d Told Me Voted Top 50 Blog in the WorldJune 10, 2017 | No commentsGreat news! Nat and I are thrilled that If Only They’d Told Me has been voted... Read more
Get fit feel fabulous – top tips for being a happy healthy mumJune 5, 2017 | No comments
In our ‘how to be a happy healthy mum’ series, we’re chatting with mums who have an area of expertise to share with you. Be sure to watch the video as in this one, I’m chatting with author, speaker and …... Read more
How Reiki can help you to be a happy healthy mumMay 19, 2017 | No comments
I’ve always been the ‘green sheep’ in my family. The one more open to natural remedies and approaches to medical and emotional stress. So, when my boy lost all of his hair (alopacia) it had a big effect on him …... Read more
Tips for a successful birthday partyMay 18, 2017 | No comments
As another year rolls around and we edge closer to my son’s birthday, I start thinking yet again about what I will do this year to help him celebrate this momentous occasion.
Children’s birthday parties are such a great way …... Read more
How to have a staycation and not break the bankDecember 12, 2016 | No comments
Many schools have now broken up for the long summer break and lots of families are already packing the cars and heading off for the holidays.
The amazing thing about New Zealand however is that you don’t actually have to …... Read more
Christmas packed lunch ideasDecember 1, 2016 | No comments
It’s Christmas…and time to go crazy with some fun packed lunch ideas for the kids.
All you need:
Some plastic christmas shapes (buy from any supermarket) to cut out sandwiches into Christmas Tree or star shapes.
And your …... Read more