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Quick school holiday meals

Quick school holiday meals are a must during the long summer Christmas break. During the school term I’m relatively organised.  I know what we’re having for dinner in the morning, the meat’s usually defrosted by the end of the day and the meal usually contains some form of vegetables. Come school holidays my meal planning gets […]

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Wee little problem

There was no time to waste the wee was sinking fast Click To Tweet It was kind of cute when Max came into our bed at 5.30 in the morning and went straight back to sleep snuggled into me.  What wasn’t cute was when he joined me in the kitchen and told me he needs […]

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6 tech tools for parents

The Library Elf website is telling me we have books due back in three days.  I’ll go and find those.  Right after I read the newsletter on School eNews app, order the school photos online, get the bookclub from scholastic website, order the entertainment guide ebook, book a last minute childcare place with Kindy Now and bpay the school fees. […]

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The cheshire grin and the great big win

This week, there was a little girl with a cheshire grin, who sat by the pool ready to get in. Not a tear could be seen as she sat with her team, ready to swim and eager to get in. There would be nothing unusual (apart from the slightly naff rhyming) about this if it weren’t for the fact […]

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Kickin with the kids in Canberra

A quick two-hour trip from Wollongong and we were ready to start kickin it with the kids in Canberra. The purpose of our trip was some quality family time and birthday cake with the sister-in-law. In the meantime we had three days to fill and two kids to keep entertained. Questacon was the suggested first […]

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