Are we putting too much pressure on our kids today?

Thank all that is good and mighty that school holidays start from today. Besides not having to worry about packing lunches, remembering what day of the week what kid does what, and the endless shuttling up and down, it signals no homework. Don’t get me wrong, homework is not a bad thing, but the amount…

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It’s okay to be different!

It’s okay to be different – this is something I’m constantly reinforcing with my 6-year-old, Oli. Oli was a late talker, for no particular reason, he just was. He is our first born, has no problem with his ears (or eyes for that matter), but just was very late to talk. When other kids were…

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Finding our feet

Woah, Momma! The last few weeks have kicked our little (or ample) butts. And I know I’m not the only one feeling like this. Grade 1 and Grade RRR started off with a bang, I couldn’t be prouder of our two beautiful children that marched proudly into their (separate) schools armed with smiles and confidence….

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{Review} TOWER’s superb Scholastic Label range!

The fabulous team over at TOWER sent us a gorgeous hamper of products from their Scholastic range. For the longest time I thought TOWER only did those plain white rectangular stickers and stars that the Teacher’s used to use on my homework growing up. That all changed this year when I got to experience the…

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World Teachers’ Day 2017

Thursday, 5th October, is World Teachers’ Day.  This universal day celebrates those vastly underrated (and often underpaid) individuals who lovingly mould our children’s minds.  To celebrate them, I designed and framed something small to show our appreciation for the wonderful teachers we have in our lives.

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