I Can’t Get Rid Of My Kids Toys! Hubby Loses Mancave to My Little Pony and Friends

getting rid of kids toys

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 his cupboard. I find it so hard to part with those much loved toys… no no you don’t understand… much loved by ME not the children! Aidan’s More...

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sight words
By Mummy Weekly On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
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Coloured Sight Word Cards – advertisement of your child’s reading level or a helpful learning tool?

I have noticed that during my school readiness talks when we come to the subject of learning to read, those coloured sight word cards are a topic often received with moans and groans from parents in the audience. For More...

nutella oreo mousse
By Mummy Weekly On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
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Nutella Oreo Mousse – Simply the perfect chocolate marriage

Ingredients: 600mls thickened cream 750g jar of Nutella 6-8 full sized Oreo biscuits 1 packet of tiny Oreo biscuits Sprinkling of icing sugar   Method: Take 300mls of cream and mix it gently with all the Nutella. Then 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...

plants vs zombies garden warfare
By Danielle Mantakoul On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
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Plants Vs Zombies Review – A winner for kids and parents 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

Plants Vs Zombies Garden Warfare on the X-Box is a simple online shooter game rated M, recommended 15+. While I believe that this is a game that parents should carefully look at before they allow their child to More...

Berry Sunflower Cakes
By Emma-Louise Cooke On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
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Berry Sunflower Cakes – getting ready for summer in the kitchen!

Emma-Louise Cooke

Emma-Louise Cooke

Hello there, I’m Emma & I live in Brisbane, Australia. I’m a regular customer of both Biome & Farm Fresh organics & support local, Australian made & environmentally responsible products. I mostly post simple, every-day dishes with fresh, healthy ingredients. I worry about getting older & libraries & printed books disappearing, and I check on my plants in the middle of the night when there’s a thunderstorm.
Emma-Louise Cooke

Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups plain flour 1 1/2 tspns baking powder 1/4 tspn bicarbonate of soda Small pinch salt 1/4 cup desiccated coconut 1 1/2 cups (175g) berries, fresh or frozen 1/2 cup full fat Greek yoghurt More...

choc chip cake
By Mummy Weekly On Sunday, October 4th, 2015
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Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake – a must do chocky cake By Emma-Louise Cooke

Ingredients: 2 cups plain flour 1 1/2 tspns baking powder 1/2 tspn bicarbonate of soda One grind of sea salt 1 cup milk chocolate chips 140g unsalted butter, softened at room temperature 1 cup white caster sugar 1 More...

salmon
By Mummy Weekly On Thursday, October 1st, 2015
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Salmon en Papillote with Chilli, Ginger & Miso Soba Noodles

Ingredients: 2 x 130g salmon fillets (fresh or frozen) 1/2 lemon, sliced Freshly ground sea salt & black pepper 30mls extra virgin olive oil 1 large clove garlic, crushed 2 tspns fresh ginger, finely grated 1 More...

Stir fried chilli basil chicken & cashew omelet11
By Emma-Louise Cooke On Thursday, September 10th, 2015
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Stir Fried Chilli Basil Chicken and Cashew Omelet By Emma-Louise Cooke

Emma-Louise Cooke

Emma-Louise Cooke

Hello there, I’m Emma & I live in Brisbane, Australia. I’m a regular customer of both Biome & Farm Fresh organics & support local, Australian made & environmentally responsible products. I mostly post simple, every-day dishes with fresh, healthy ingredients. I worry about getting older & libraries & printed books disappearing, and I check on my plants in the middle of the night when there’s a thunderstorm.
Emma-Louise Cooke

What you will need: Chilli basil chicken 1 x 20ml tblspn grapeseed oil 1 large red chilli, diced Pinch chilli flakes if you prefer it a bit spicier 3 spring onions, white & green parts, sliced 1 medium red More...