If you’re anything like us, you will have a full diary this time of year…. there are the end of year parties, catch up’s, Christmas shopping (with kids!), the children’s concerts and parties, planning for next years school/ kinder year, Christmas carols and associated Christmas activities. Then there is the planning of Christmas day;… Read More WSS Christmas: How To Maintain Your Sanity in the Silly Season
It’s Spring lamb season and legs of lamb are reasonably priced at the moment. Last weekend, I bought a huge leg for $23. Ok, so it might sound expensive to buy initially but the leg made three different meals for a family of four and two lots of sandwiches for us all. It worked out… Read More WSS Food: Five Ways To Use Leftover Roast Lamb
The internet has made it possible to bring your work home, even when you don’t bring a car load of files home with you. The internet, or any mobile device, accesses enough to keep you busy for the weekend, that you planned to spend with the family. There is so much to do, with so… Read More Is Work-life Balance a Hoax?
Being the heart of every home, a living room needs to be just perfect in every sense of the word. It should provide comfort, coziness, warmth, elegance and luxury that’s going to suit not just the parent or the children, but the entire family. After all, this is the spot where the family gathers and… Read More How to Create a Living Room the Whole Family Will Love
Children and picky eating: they go hand in hand. First and foremost, if your child is a picky eater and straight up refuses to touch anything that is remotely healthy, then you can rest assured that it is a common problem that nearly all parents face at some point or another. However, this is not… Read More How to Win over Stubborn Children with Healthy Options
Image source Swimming is an activity that most parents want their children to embrace for a variety of reasons. Not only is it an important form of exercise, but also it is essential for safety reasons, and swimming lessons provide a good opportunity for children to meet with others and improve their social skills. However,… Read More Is Your Child Scared of Water?
Image Credit: Flickr Property is a long term investment but over the years, your needs will change. From a single occupant to a young growing family, teenagers who need space to an empty nest, your property will change with you as time passes, catering for each need as it arises. You might find that you… Read More 3 Solutions for Outgrowing Your House
Today is National Best Friend Day in Australia. A special day to honour that person or person’s you call your “best friend”. This day is a time to show them how much you appreciate them, how special and important they are to you and how you cherish their friendship. Friendship is so important to the development… Read More WSS Kids: Captain Underpants Best Friend Day! Win 1 of 6 Prizes!
With the end of the year fast approaching, it is also time to think about booking holidays for 2018 (particularly Easter holidays, as accommodation is usually booked out months in advance). Instead of the usual hotel-style accommodation, have you thought of staying at a holiday park which can accommodate the largest of families, including those… Read More WSS Travel: Reflections Holiday Parks. Win a Weekend Getaway!
There’s more to family mealtimes than socialising with loved ones- experts have found tonnes of reasons how eating together regularly can be beneficial for children. Not only do kids that eat with their parents tend to be slimmer and make healthier food choices, but it’s even been shown to reduce teenage pregnancy and drug use… Read More Eating Together as a Family is Much More Important Than You Think!