Creative Christmas Baking

SPC Christmas Cake Pops Serves 28 Ingredients: 2 store bought chocolate cakes 3/4 cup SPC Apricot or Peaches, drained and chopped 1/4 cocoa powder 100g chocolate frosting 3/4 cup desiccated coconut 100g white chocolate melts Method: 1. Break up the cake into […]

Is Our “Slip, Slop, Slap” Destroying The Reef?

It was a pretty impressive sight. My five-year-old granddaughter slapping sunscreen all over herself before heading off to preschool. Her idea, completely, thanks in no small part to Slip Slop Slap, one of the most successful health campaigns in Australia’s history, launched […]

Would You Give Your Kids A Smartphone?

If you have seen the kids down the shopping centre talking into their wrist watches of late, you weren’t witnessing a Dick Tracey moment. They were probably talking to their mums or dads on their Moochie kids smartphone watches, designed with child safety in […]

6 Ways To Teach Your Kids About Finance

Back-to-school time means plenty of lessons to learn in the classroom. But parents usually have to be the teachers when it comes to a subject their kids will need to understand throughout their adult lives – personal finance. Studies show that teaching finance is […]

Spotted Cow To Grow Clever Cookies

In 2004, Tahnee Walters set out to create a brand that was not only an extension of her mad love of baking but one that could also connect with people and leave them feeling warm and fuzzy, and thus, Spotted Cow Cookies […]

My Love For The Ekka

The Westerly winds are up and starting to blow which means only one thing in August… The Ekka has rolled into town! The Ekka for me is some of the happiest memories I have as a young kid. I’m pulling on the […]

Raising Good Men

I am raising sons, growing and shaping two boys into GOOD men. I take it very seriously, I have an intention for my sons, I am raising brave, conscious, connected, fearless men in how they live and love, who are unapologetic for […]

Choosing To Be Childfree

Women choosing not to have children aren’t a rare breed, with one in four deliberately making the choice to be child free despite living in a world that raises them to be mothers. Tanya Williams, author of a Childfree Happily Ever After, […]

Moments

Go Camping, they said. It’ll be fun, they said.  So, with a blank calendar both weekend days, and for no particular reason than to get unplugged for a while, us city folk hitched on the camper-trailer and headed for cowpad country. One […]

What Would You Do If You Were Prime Minister?

Author-illustrator of the viral sensation Aussie Legends Alphabet  releases eagerly anticipated second book! In 2017 Sydney mum and artist, Beck Feiner made headlines all over Australia with the release of her now infamous Aussie Legends Alphabetbook, inspiring kids and adults to learn […]

Cartoons Sweet-Talking Kids Into Sugar-Laden Snacks

Obesity experts urge Senate to consider how unhealthy food is marketed to kids in obesity inquiry Kids’ snacks and breakfast cereals featuring cartoons or character promotions are almost guaranteed to contain too much sugar, new research from the Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) […]

Digital Cocaine?

Whether your kids still delight in Peppa Pig, have moved on to Minecraft, or graduated to Fortnite, chances are they spend a lot more time watching pixels dance on a screen than playing in the park. Since the iPad was released eight […]

Is Childcare A Must For School Readiness?

Attending universal childcare from age three significantly improves the school readiness of children from immigrant and disadvantaged family backgrounds, a new study has found. However, the research by the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), at University College London, shows […]

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