Reading – Encouraging Early Readers

22. July 2016 Parenting 0
Reading – Encouraging Early Readers
Learning to read is one of the most important undertakings that your child will take on in their early years. It is also one of the most difficult tasks that they will tackle in the education journey. As parents, encouraging early readers can be one of the most challenging tasks. Some children learn to read ...

Back from Barbados

15. July 2016 Travel 3
Back from Barbados
Back from Barbados I’m back! Back from Barbados to be exact. It’s been a long time between posts, but I have a good excuse, I promise. As a write this I’m sitting under the gentle warmth of a heater, in the Melbourne winter. But for the last month (and a bit) my family and I have ...

Traveling With Children: 7 Quick Tips for traveling with children

08. June 2016 Travel 1
Traveling With Children: 7 Quick Tips for traveling with children
Over the last few years, my family and I have been very lucky enough to take some amazing trips together. Traveling with children can at the same time be stressful, draining, educational, and rewarding. Over this time, through research, trial and error, and sheer luck we have managed to remain sane(ish) and enjoy the shared ...

5 Tips When Buying Kids Headphones

25. May 2016 Travel 1
5 Tips When Buying Kids Headphones
When it comes to long haul travel with children, one of the tips that is always offered to keeping them entertained (and you relaxed/sane) is to pack some kids headphones so that they can enjoy their music/movie/apps while at the same time keeping everyone around isolated from the noise. Choosing the right headphones for kids however ...

5 Reasons Why Dad Parenting Shouldn’t Be Praised

11. May 2016 Parenting 14
5 Reasons Why Dad Parenting Shouldn’t Be Praised
Dad Saves The Day Over the last couple of Days you probably would have seen or heard of the fantastic effort put in by actor Chris Hemsworth to bake a birthday cake for his daughters 4th birthday. I say fantastic because any themed cake made by a parent for their childs birthday, especially seemingly at ...