Aunty Fails – Like Parenting Fails x 100

As an aunty, it is almost a rite of passage to have several little fails along the way when this new human you love so much but know so little about ends under your supervision. They don’t come with a manual, you can’t exactly google the problem (but texting mum or dad often helps solve the mystery), and you do your very best to make sure everyone makes it through your date with a smile.Continue Reading →

10 Babysitting Games You Can Play Lying Down

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Babysitting is hard work. Some days it can be exhausting, and once you start looking after little people that don't nap and have endless amounts of energy, you feel like you need a nap to get you through! And while sleeping on the job isn't an option, pretending to sleep is! Here are our top 10 babysitting games you can play lying down, maybe even with your eyes closed!

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Why Being An Aunty Is The Best Job In The World

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In life there are certain life changes and progressions you can choose. People choose to get married, they choose when it’s time to have kids but you will never get to choose when you get to become an aunty. Your sister or brother (and not to forget your bestie!) are in control of their parenting journey and you are just taken you along for the ride. But I can guarantee you, being an Aunty is the best job in the world and a ride you certainly don’t want to miss!Continue Reading →

How To Throw An Awesome Birthday Party In 5 Easy Steps

Recently we celebrated my son Austin’s 4th birthday, and in our house, a birthday can’t pass without a party to celebrate. We had a busy time leading up to the party, with a family holiday and life just generally being hectic, so I did what any good mum does and outsourced as much of the party as I could! This meant we could still have an awesome birthday party with minimal effort, and with some smart planning, still affordable. Continue Reading →

The Best Activities For Kids (When You Don’t Have Kids)

So you have been asked to babysit your favourite little person (who is over 2 and does actually care about leaving the house) but don’t know what to do? I am here to help! Sure, there are the standard trips to the zoo, aquarium or museum, but these can be expensive and ridiculously busy on school holidays.  The local park isn’t all that fun after the millionth visit in a month, so it is time to think outside the box and create some magical memories with your favourite little person!Continue Reading →