Easter is only a few short weeks away and while most of us will holiday during that time, it comes with the rite of passage most adventurous parents will partake in at least once in their caregiving career: the camp trip. I've covered this topic on a number of occasions, but never the dreaded bit … Continue reading Four Must-Have Games For Your Easter Family Holiday.
I almost killed my 20 month toddler on a long drive once. I was very well-intentioned, but as I'm also not the sharpest carrot stick in the lunch box, I was a bit stupid and did something which brought him reasonably close to death in an area of Outback Queensland where they have a) limited emergency services … Continue reading Fun road trip stories #1 That time I almost accidentally killed my toddler.
Remember those camping virgins we went to Kenilworth with, hoping to laugh at all their stupid first time camping mistakes only to completely cock up our own camp site? Aah yes, good times, good times. Well not long after that when they proved they weren’t completely useless, we went on another weekend camp trip to … Continue reading Family Camping at the 9 Mile Cobb and Co Campground
Aah day trips. Didn't you love them as a kid? Hours in a hot car, forced to listen to a parent picked radio station whilst you fought bitterly with your sibling in the back seat? All in the name of family togetherness? Good times... Such. Good. Bloody. Times. It all started out quite well with an … Continue reading Day tripping to Harry’s Hut.
Where have you been Melinda? Usually you post 600 sub-par words on some random crap quite regularly but you have deviated from this predictable pattern. Why so, delicate flower? Why so? Here's why: My daughter turned seven and decided to put 'masochistic dictator' onto her ever growing list of new found skills. She likes Shopkins and … Continue reading Shopkins Birthday Party Like A Boss
Warning: this post contains swear words and sarcasm. CLICK OUT NOW IF YOU DON'T LIKE SWEAR WORDS. And yes, I'm shouting there. I’ve been skiting lately on Instagram about how awesome I am now that my kids can ride bikes and we can ride bikes together and it’s so idyllic because we can ride bikes. … Continue reading How to teach your child to ride a bike in 7 steps.
This post was supposed to be "Book Week Hacks For Those Who Can't Craft Good" but as I watched my little girl put up with her awful slapped together Possum Magic costume and listened to her Principal talk about how every single person has their own 'Story', I wondered what perspective she'd have of hers. What's Sussie's … Continue reading My Daughter’s Story.