18 Powerful Parenting Tools

18 Powerful Parenting Tools to Prepare Your Kids for the World These Powerful Parenting Tools are not my brainchild. I wish they were because they are really good.     Samara from Tiny Fry sent this infographic to me a while back. I read it, loved it and wanted to share it with the AllThingsMomSydney […]

Say Goodbye to Stress by Scheduling a little “ME” Time

Say Goodbye to Stress by Scheduling a Little “Me” Time You know I’ve spoken about scheduling MomTime before and will probably continue to do so until the day I stop writing. It is that important.    You cannot give of yourself in the way you want to as a parent if you have nothing left […]

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Bad Weather Activities and A GIVEAWAY

31 Bad Weather Activities and a GIVEAWAY Bad weather + kids = misery It can be so tough to keep kids entertained if bad weather is stopping you from going outside. Bad weather can really ruin a day. This rings especially true if you have two little kids who are bursting with energy.  Coupled with this […]

CHILDREN AND CHORES

CHILDREN AND CHORES I remember having chores as a child but I can’t remember when they started. I’ve started wondering what I should do about introducing my chores to my children. My children help me out around the house but not in a structure manner.   The thought of children and chores seems so tempting but […]

Getting lost in the Momlife

MOMLIFE AND PRESERVING YOUR OWN SELF  Momlife =  that life where is everything revolves around your family, partner and children. The Balance   When I was at varsity people couldn’t get enough of advocating the study / play balance. Don’t go and party too much but by the same token don’t stay indoors and not […]

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Momtime – need a timeout or 62 timeouts here are ideas. 

MOMTIME  62 IDEAS  FOR MOM TIME OUT MomTime is desperately important so that you can be the best version of yourself. A car can’t drive without petrol. A TV can’t work with out a power source. A child can’t grow without food. Simply put – you can’t be a great mom can’t be that without […]

Child 1 taught me to raise Child 2  

Child 1 Arrives Child 1 arrived and we were full of theoretical knowledge. I’d read the books (all the books) on having a child and conveyed this information to my husband, we’d been on two parenting courses and I’d filled a notebook with everything I had read or heard.   The notebook had pictures on how […]

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STEP 4: CATERING FOR YOUR PARTY

CATERING – WHERE DO YOU EVEN START Catering for your party can be quite daunting, if you don’t know where to start. It really is quite easy though if you approach it step by step.   My biggest problem here is that I always always over-cater and then send everyone home with left overs. I […]

The Religious Effect: Raising Children in a Muslim Family 

Raising children in a Muslim Family    Today’s post comes to you from Breharne, a fellow Australian mom  blogger who is married with 2 beautiful girls. Breharne is just like me – she loves trying out new places with her children and trying to keep them entertained. ♦   I’m just an ordinary Aussie mum.  […]

The Religious Effect: 3 Moms Raising Children in Religious Families 

The Religious Effect Introducing the Religious Effect Series For the next three weeks I’m going to introduce you to three moms raising children according to their different religious principals.   I know religion is highly controversial. However, I’m not publishing these stories for the purposes of encouraging a debate as to each religion or for […]