Category Archives: Family Ideas

Raising Children

Raising Children: A Dad’s Perspective Raising children has to be the absolute best experience of my life. I have had the joy of raising two beautiful daughters and at the time of me writing this article, one is 17 and the other is 14. I can’t say it has been easy, but I can say…

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Easiest Banana Bread Ever!! Gluten Free AND Dairy Free!!

Yummiest and Easiest Banana Bread… Gluten Free AND Dairy Free!! Ingredients: 3 cups of almond flour 1/2 cup of honey 3 eggs 2 mashed bananas 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt * if desired add 1/2 cup of shredded coconut/raisins/walnuts/petitas or a mix of all 4. Method: Mix together. Bake for 1 hour in loaf…

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family budgeting

Simple Tips to Saving in a Family Budget – Part 2

I hope you enjoyed my Part 1 of Simple tips to saving in a family budget. Here are some more little ideas to help make family budgeting a little less stressful. I hope you enjoy and get some helpful tips. Saving in the Family Budget Tip 5. Review your Credit Card or Direct Debits weekly…

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family budget

Simple Tips to Saving in a Family Budget – Part 1

Everyone wants to have more money to spend on the luxuries in life right? We all want to pay off our debts and be able free to give freely to those in need. There are many alternatives to getting more money, but it all starts with controlling our spending and getting a bit wiser. Personally…

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5 Simple Tips to Keeping the Kids Organised at Home and School

Keeping organised just comes naturally for some of us and for others, they need to be taught, reminded and taught again lol!! It’s never to late to teach a child how to get organized at home and school and do their best to stay that way. Organisation in the family is key for a peaceful happy…

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Dare to Discipline – Review

 The New Dare to Discipline – Dr James Dobson: Review Dr James Dobson goes to the place where some dare not go as far as discipline is concerned. No this is not a parenting book about beating your child lol!!! This is a book to support the parent looking for answers to questions that they…

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Ready-to-go Healthy Food Ideas

Food on the run or little time to sort yours and your kids snacks and lunch doesn’t have to mean a fat, salt and sugar overload. There are so many healthy food options to grab instead. A healthy food guide and drink choices can be a challenge if your work or travel requires you to be ‘on the road’. Changing a…

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Top 7 Social Manners for Kids

My husband and I were just having this conversation the other day, in fact every time we have a social gathering we have this same conversation.

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Simple Tips for Nurturing your child

For some parenting doesn’t always come easy and for others healthy advice isn’t always at hand.  Every child has the right to have every opportunity to thrive physically, mentally, socially and emotionally which only sets them up to cope with adult life. Child-raising practices can vary from generation to generation and culture to culture. There’s…

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5 Simple Ways to Develop Kids Reading Skills at Home

With the announcement from Australia’s Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, announcing a new reading program within schools, I started thinking, yes, schools are responsible to a point to help to improve the reading skills of the Australian children, but, more so, it’s our responsibility as a parent to help our kids improve this skill if it’s…

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