School Bag Command Centre

School Bag Command Centre

Having kids at school brings a whole different dimension to organising.  Not only is there everyone's schedules and activities to manage but having kids at school also brings with it uniforms, bags, instruments, homework just to name a few. I've put together a command...

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First day of School Traditions

First day of School Traditions

The first day of school is fast approaching. It can be an exciting time for some children but at the same time a little nerve racking. I have a few first day of school traditions we've started that have helped build a bit of excitement and thankfully in our house calm...

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7 Tips for a Smooth Start to the School Year

7 Tips for a Smooth Start to the School Year

It feels like yesterday it was the last day of school and the long summer break was ahead of us. But here we are with only a week left  before the new school year starts. As much as I'd like to stay in holiday mode, I like to use this last week before the school year...

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Getting Ready for Back to School

Getting Ready for Back to School

  It's that time again already! I'm sure I'm not the only one asking, where did the holidays go? This year I have both my boys at school, I'm super excited for the one drop off! Being a school Mum took me a little getting used to but I think I'm starting to get the...

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No Bake Christmas Train

No Bake Christmas Train

If your not quite up to a gingerbread house why not give my No Bake Christmas Train a try this Christmas. No Bake Christmas Train This train is always a huge hit with the kids and a fun addition to the Christmas table. 50 g White chocolate melts (melted)4 nos LCM...

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My Elf on the Shelf Tips

My Elf on the Shelf Tips

I'm just assuming you know what the Elf on the Shelf tradition is all about.  You've probably seen this little Elf spamming Facebook and Instagram feeds over the past few Christmas seasons and popping up in stores. If you're still not sure what it's all about you can...

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Throw back to when we only had one child

Throw back to when we only had one child

Just a fun little throw back today to when we only had 1 child! But that only child status had an expiry date! I had Blair's little T-shirt printed through Vista Print We had my very talented cousin Erin Smith Photography take the photos for us to remember this...

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Displaying Kids Art Work

Displaying Kids Art Work

  Wowzer! One thing I wasn’t prepared for when our big guy started Prep was the influx of artwork that was to come! I’m not talking regular kids colouring and doodles on paper here, some of these artworks are real masterpieces (no bias of course). I have a deep...

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Starting a Mother’s day Journal

Starting a Mother’s day Journal

I'm yet to come across someone who doesn't love the idea of a Mother's day journal. What's not to love about messages and notes from your children all compiled in a special book for years to come. You can read more about the tradition in my Mother's day journal post....

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