Fear driven parenting. The modern phenomenon.

I’ll be honest, I’m not actually sure if fear is a modern phenomenon that drives our parenting, however, I do feel that the way we parent is essentially fear driven and this is exacerbated through technology. Never before have we been compared to complete strangers across the world in a way that we are today. [...]

Review of the SmarTrike STR7

Unfortunately for us we only discovered the magic of the SmartTrike on baby #4. This magical invention would have served us well for all of our babies. The quality is a lot better than another brand we had bought for our second (which was subsequently used for 2 months because it was too hard to [...]

FREE (yes free) Local Adelaide Events you will want to attend in 2019

Now that the silly season has finally begun to attend I have found some time to reflect on the amazing local events that have been held over the Christmas period. Whilst it is a little late advertising anything now (obviously the big man wont be back for another 12 months) I think it is great [...]

Travelling with kids. Tips for keeping them alive and you sane.

We recently did a round road trip from Adelaide to Noosa. With 4 kids under 6. In a minivan (with a roof rack just to add coolness). In 2 weeks. Dan and I prepared for the worst and do you know what? It actually turned out to be one of our most amazing holidays. I [...]

President of the Parent Committee

First of all I would love to acknowledge all the parents, guardians, grandparents friends, teachers and whoever it may be that helps anyone with school age children. Your support, no matter how small you feel it may be, never goes unnoticed. Ever. My eldest, Noah, started school in January this year. To be precise January [...]

5 Minutes with mum boss Tara owner of Aleenta Barre Glenelg

I want to introduce you all to Tara. She is the owner of the Aleenta Barre that I attend and bombard you all with stories of me struggling to walk after a few sessions in a row (seriously don’t do 3 in a row. It’s a terrible idea). Aleenta Barre has a range of different [...]