But At What Cost? By Decluttering Diva Kristina Duke

I hear so many reasons why people don’t get organised. “I have no TIME”, “I have no MONEY”, “My stuff isn’t HURTING anyone”, “I might NEED it one day”, “I can organise it LATER”. TIME How much of your time is wasted looking for items like keys, important papers, lists, phones, shoes? Lets do a little exercise. Lets say you spend More...

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By Danielle Mantakoul On Monday, December 1st, 2014
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Great Kids Movies You May Not Be Aware Of

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

My Neighbor Totoro (1988) A father with two young girls move into an old house to be closer to the hospital their mother is in. The girls soon discover they are not alone and are surrounded by mystical creatures More...

By Mummy Weekly On Saturday, November 29th, 2014
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About Soap, Boxes and Part-Time Work

This is a long one … but bear with me if you can cos I’m standing (rarely) on a box made of soap. It will turn into bubbles again before too long. Also, sorry for swearing. For it seems that the word ‘part-time’ More...

By Mummy Weekly On Saturday, November 29th, 2014
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The Unwanted ‘Third Child’ – Type 1 Diabetes

Earlier this year another child turned up on our doorstep. This ‘third child’, Type 1 diabetes, was not planned or wanted, and she’s a little shit. She’s attached herself to Lauren and won’t let her go More...

By Mummy Weekly On Sunday, November 2nd, 2014
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Forgetting – How to Remember Not To

On the weekend I had an epic mummy fail. To add to my shame it was daddy who came through to save the day. My daughter was invited to two parties, same day, same time. Of course I told her that she should go to More...

By Mummy Weekly On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Ten Top Tips for a Healthy Kitchen

A mum told me at preschool the other day how she discovered her son was allergic to peanuts when she gave him a peanut butter sandwich for the first time and watched him go into anaphylactic shock. Scary stuff. More...

By Mummy Weekly On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Turning Into Your Mother

Whenever my husband and I are fighting and he really wants his words to pack a punch, he tells me I’m being just like my mum. Oooh that really gets under my skin, and he knows it, but I am slowly learning More...

By Mummy Weekly On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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A Pretty Ballerina – What a Cliche!

Ballet must be one of the oldest extra-curricular activities that ever existed. Mums like myself must have been rushing to and from practice, finding the correct shade of stockings, and sewing elastic into shoes More...

By Mummy Weekly On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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Wake Up and Smell The Children

Whenever I am asked “how are things with you guys?” the answer always involves the words busy and chaos. Life is so crazy and there are no signs of it slowing down, I know I’m not alone. There aren’t More...

By Mummy Weekly On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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Oh the Indignity!

There are times, a lot of times, when I feel that becoming a Mum has forced me to sacrifice my grace, my dignity, in general my ability to be embarrassed. Starting right at the beginning after the birth of my first More...