Marley’s Panda Party

My son Marley just turned one! And what a life changing year it has been. We welcomed our amazing boy Marley into our family on Melbourne Cup Day here in Melbourne 4th November 2014. We had a Panda themed party which was so much fun to plan. But I love planning parties.  I used to have a children’s party planning business and I loved it. This … Continue reading Marley’s Panda Party

Halloween Ideas

Halloween is coming soon! Are you celebrating? What are you doing? I love celebrating Halloween with children. It’s really just an excuse to dress up and have decorations and games, not celebrate evil like other people may think.  It’s just a bit of fun!! And an excuse to eat lollies of course. I threw a big party many years ago when I was a nanny/party planner. … Continue reading Halloween Ideas

16 of the Coolest ways to store and display toy Cars

I loved playing with my cars when I was little, I had a pretty good collection of ones I had handed down to me from my brother’s, ones I bought with my pocket money and ones from my Nana’s house that somehow made their way into my pockets! (Thanks Nana) I’m glad I have them now though because I don’t know where her little collection … Continue reading 16 of the Coolest ways to store and display toy Cars

Cotton bud Painting

This is one of the easiest painting to set up when children come over to my house.  It creates very little mess and is great for the children developing those fine motor skills and pincer grip.  I like to pour the paint into an ice cube tray or a silicone tray for easy access and no spillage.  Once the children are finished you can just … Continue reading Cotton bud Painting

Sensory Bags at the Window

The window sill is a perfect height for Marley.  We have one in most rooms in the house.  He loves pulling himself up to furniture now and the window sill in the lounge is one of his favourite spots.  It’s good for me because it’s right next to wear I sit at the computer and I can keep an eye on him.  Today he stood … Continue reading Sensory Bags at the Window

10 Eco Friendly Toys for Babies (All under $45)

Why Organic/Eco Friendly? Parents want whats best for their babies and that includes the toys they play with and the comfort toys they sleep with. Some plastic toys can contain BPA and other chemicals that babies are teething and inhaling.  Organic products can be expensive but I have found 10 products that are safe and chemical free for your precious babes that are all under … Continue reading 10 Eco Friendly Toys for Babies (All under $45)

Glow in the Dark Bath

A couple of months ago I had my friends and their kids over so I asked the kids if they wanted to have a special bath with the glow sticks.  Tyson (4) was really keen but his sister Kaiah (2) wasn’t really sure.  So I filled up the bath and got them to bring the glow sticks into the bathroom and we threw them in … Continue reading Glow in the Dark Bath