Top 5 Halloween Costumes For Toddlers And Babies

We love to celebrate Halloween in the Hobbis household and have done since the kids were little.  Dressing up is half the fun, isn’t it?…

I Had My Babies In My Forties

If you had asked me when I was a young career girl just setting out in the world whether I would be having a baby…

Parenting Solo – What I’ve Learned When The Husband Is Away

Although he has the luxury of ‘working from home’, the Husband spends most of his weeks travelling which leaves me to hold the fort and…

Win Wally The Washer Tabletop Game From Drumond Park

The darker autumn evenings are here and what better time to gather the family together and play a game or two? I have something a…

Surviving The School Run With Aviva

For many parents and carers, the school run is the most stressful time of day.  Getting Caitlin and Ieuan out of the door is generally…

Playground Essentials: Your Outdoor School Clothing Checklist

It’s rapidly approaching that time of year again where you can’t venture outside in just a top and trousers. Any lingering sunny spells are going…

Kids’ Party Fun With Tinc & A Party Bag Giveaway

Ieuan said to me the other day that he had at least 5 friends all with September birthdays and things seem to be the same…

At What Age Is It Safe For Your Child To Walk …

These days I often see sad stories about children who go missing on their walk to school and you can practically hear a collective sigh…

Top Tips To Get Your Kids To Do Their Homework

Now that Caitlin is in Year 6 and Ieuan in Year 5, I’m anticipating that the volume of homework will definitely be increasing.  And, if…

Made Your Shiny Back To School Resolutions Yet?

There’s something about September that makes me want to go gung-ho with a new batch of fresh and frisky resolutions. In a way, September has…

Review: The Teenage Girls Survival Bible by Jane Bradley

Caitlin may be 11 in November but she has all the attitude and anxiety of a teenager already.  I was intrigued, then, to discover The…