Zippizap balance bike

Zippizap Balance Bikes

I wish we were one of those cool bike riding families.  You know the ones – you see them at the park, the parents on bikes with their amazingly proficient bike riding offspring zooming along behind them.  Cooler still, one of those families that ride down mountains on bikes together, or that head off on…

Surfing lessons were led by the folk at "Go Ride a Wave" who runs surf schools around Australia.  FYA my son stood up 5 times.

Kids Adventure Outdoors Festival at Anglesea

Kid’s just don’t spend enough time outdoors these days.  Thankfully there is a festival designed with the purpose of getting kids (and parents) outdoors by engaging them in activities that will hopefully lead to more time spent outdoors in the future.  This is our round up of the Kids Adventure Outdoors festival, held annually in…

The Twelve Apostles on Victoria's Great Ocean Road

Ten things to do on the Great Ocean Road with Kids

  Victoria’s Great Ocean Road remains one of Australia’s iconic stretches of coastline.  We were fortunate enough to make the beachside village of Airey’s Inlet our base for the month of January.  Plenty of time to experience the stunning natural attractions, put in some quality beach time, and have lots of fun! We didn’t drive…

This past Valentines Day I tried to express some love to my kids via this Chocolate mousse chocolate ripple cake.  The presentation wasn't perfect but within 2 minutes of it hitting the table my kids had the cake all over their faces.

What one mum thinks about My Kitchen Rules.

I cooked meatballs the other night – Mexican meatballs on rice. It was a presentable family meal if I do say so myself. My seven year old son told me “This meal is very nice mum but it isn’t really balanced. Next time you should add more cheese.” While I was pleased that for once…