Lunchbox hacks and hints

There’s been a trend in recent years for lunch box ideas to be quite fancy. We totally blame this on Instagram and Pinterest and if you’re looking for something like that from us, be prepared to be totally underwhelmed. See, kids are fussy little creatures...

8 days in as a first time school mum

I used to wonder why so many Hills District Mums said how much they couldn’t wait for the school holidays. I used to think to myself ‘Oh gosh, that’s full on. Spending 5 whole days for multiple weeks with my kid/s. Not sure I could hack that’. I haven’t done that...

Starting big school – what to expect

So you’re a brand new kindy mum – exciting! You’re probably feeling a mixture of elation, nerves and trepidation about what lies ahead for both you and your child, especially over the first few weeks. Big school is a big deal for little people and the impact it...

Choosing school shoes for your child

Buying school shoes is a complicated and sometimes stressful exercise. There’s a huge array of styles and pricing and, at the end of the day, you want to do what’s right for your child at a price you’re comfortable with. We’re lucky we have a...