Sideliner Siblings

With each day that passes in our hectic lives it’s all too easy to overlook how things are changing at a rate of knots. Days turn to weeks, weeks to months and months to years, with a seamless transition through the phases of having a young family. And then, every now and again something stops you in your tracks and makes you look back at how far you’ve come.  more “Sideliner Siblings”

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The Benefits of Encouraging Your Child to Play Outdoors by Buying Them a Scooter

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I don’t need to remind you of the constant battle us mums have in trying to get their kids to put down their games consoles and head outdoors.

It’s hard work.

However, that doesn’t make me any less aware of the importance of trying to get the kids to embrace outdoor living in one form or another. more “The Benefits of Encouraging Your Child to Play Outdoors by Buying Them a Scooter”

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Little White Lies of Parenting…the blogger edition

Back in January 2017 I hit publish on a post…“The little white lies of parenthood”. It’s occurred to me that as I’ve continued on my journey of raising girls, I’ve raised a few more urban myths along the way.

more “Little White Lies of Parenting…the blogger edition”

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Bags of Clothes

It’s that time again, after the inevitable back to school foot measure (subsequent increase in shoe size) and the drop in temperature marking the beginnings of a season change, that one of those unavoidable jobs has to be faced.

The kids wardrobe change over. more “Bags of Clothes”

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6 ways to be more organised this school term

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Back to school, whether you love choosing all new stationary for the kids, or simply dread the back to school shop, getting everything ready for September after 6 weeks of summer fun can seem like a daunting task. After weeks of late evenings, BBQs, days at the beach and family time the regiment of school can suddenly creep up on us! So, what can you do to be more organised this time round? more “6 ways to be more organised this school term”

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Did Social Media ruin my summer?

Now that the summer holidays have drawn to a close, it’s inevitable that we start to look back and polish those memories into a gorgeous rose tint. To erase the grim moments from the archives of our mind and file the picture perfect sunsets on the sand under ‘K for keep’. more “Did Social Media ruin my summer?”

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Happy Camping with kids in tow

Over the course of my life so far, my camping experiences have fallen into three definitive categories: more “Happy Camping with kids in tow”

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Where did everybody go? The changing landscape of life as a SAHM

In the six years since becoming a parent, I’ve been through a fair few different phases and social circles. more “Where did everybody go? The changing landscape of life as a SAHM”

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Little Cook Boxes – a parent’s midweek saviour

It’s a familiar scene; you fall in the door laden with school bags, coats, drink bottles, packed lunch boxes, the wet swim kit and trip over the pile of shoes that have been abandoned in the hall. more “Little Cook Boxes – a parent’s midweek saviour”

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Raising Musical Children + Book #giveaway

“You’ll regret it when you’re grown up”. The words my Mum used when I’d begged and begged her to stop my piano lessons, which seemed to go on my entire childhood, yet never once saw me achieve a single grade, and had me in tears, hiding in the kitchen from the two hundred year old guy who came to our house to teach my brother and I each week. more “Raising Musical Children + Book #giveaway”

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