Quick, where can I hide the trolley?

shopping trolley

I love grocery shopping. I take my time, click on a few Pokemon stops for my daughter as I shop, look for bargains so I can proudly show hubby to gain instant approval with the line “they were on sale,” and may even decide to nibble on a chocky as I go. Yep, food shopping is a bit of time out for me. BUT… one thing, just one thing More...

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getting rid of kids toys
By Mummy Weekly On Monday, August 29th, 2016
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I Can’t Get Rid Of My Kids Toys! Hubby Loses Mancave to My Little Pony and Friends

Spring is chuck the junk time. I was reminded of this when I went into Aidan’s room, looked at the chaos, thought for a second “oh he doesn’t play with that anymore” and then lovingly placed it back into More...

nephrotic syndrome
By Danielle Mantakoul On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
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Our Lives With Nephrotic Syndrome Written By Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

I have been off the radar. Why? My youngest son Will has Nephrotic Syndrome where his immune system attacks his kidneys. He contracted it at age 3 after a simple cold just as his brother and sister had at the time. More...

clean kids
By Danielle Mantakoul On Thursday, November 12th, 2015
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“That Soap Has Other People Privates On It” Child demands own soap what would you say?

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

Baths have completely become redundant in our house now the kids are 8 and 10. I am quite enjoying this, as long ago I got to the stage where I would see baths as time consuming and just wanting clean kids… More...

why my kids don't go to scripture at school
By Danielle Mantakoul On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
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Why My Kids Don’t Attend Scripture at School

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

Scripture classes are nothing new to the public school system. On starting kindergarten you nominate which religion you would like your child to learn, or have the option of ethics classes or non-scripture where More...

Child friendly minecraft Ruby Cobblestone
By Mummy Weekly On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015
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Minecraft with the Kids as Ruby Cobblestone

My kids watch Minecraft on Youtube. The conditions? They are only allowed to watch the characters Stampy Cat and Diamond Minecart. These two young men, if I could meet them I would shake their hands. Their short More...

Masterchef judge tells his child no McDonalds for you
By Danielle Mantakoul On Thursday, July 16th, 2015
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Masterchef Judge Sends his Child to McDonalds Party with a Packed Lunch

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

There is a lot of fuss today after a Masterchef judge sends his child to McDonalds parties with a packed lunch. George Calombaris won’t allow his child to eat McDonalds when he attends a birthday party at More...

Sick of paying for bad school photos
By Mummy Weekly On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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The School Photo – “I am sick of paying for school photos before I see them!”

Every year since my kids started preschool I have purchased the class and individual photo. When I would consider the option of not buying them, it just didn’t sit well and I would almost feel it my duty envisaging More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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“Please Don’t Let My Sister Play Soccer” – an 8 year olds plea to Mum

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

This year, my son has started playing soccer. At age 8 it seems we were a little slow off the mark but now we are here, he is having a ball. After a couple of night time training sessions, my daughter aged 9 expressed More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Saturday, April 18th, 2015
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The Must Do Not So Pretty Height Chart

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

While it may not look like it at a glance, this is a height chart. And while you might not see any ruler like measuring marks, I can assure you it will show you much much more than any traditional chart. I can also More...