A Childhood Classic Turns 50!

by It was Australia Day and as my granddaughter and I waited for the main feature to start, they showed the shorts of a sort of space action movie involving an array of Lego people and places. It was The Lego Movie […]

Back To School Spending Tips

by With back to school fast approaching, kids and parents alike may begin to feel excited to start the new school year fresh. For parents, this excitement then subsides when faced with the multitude of items required to prepare kids for the […]

Myths Around Sunscreen

by Skin cancer is one of Australia’s top killers with over 2000 deaths a year but a 2017 Cancer Council survey found that Australians have become increasingly misinformed about sunscreen.   Nine out of ten Australians don’t know when they need sun […]

Beach Day Bag Essentials

by Summer has arrived! Rising temperatures and the scorching sun are hard to escape this season. Escaping to one of the many beautiful beaches is one way we all try to beat the Aussie heat. But sometimes in our rush to hit […]

How To Have An ‘Imperfect’ Holiday Season

by Twinkling Christmas trees. Banquets of delicious food. Smiling, loving family members gathered around a pile of beautifully-wrapped gifts. We all know what Christmas is supposed to look like. But what if reality – as it often does – falls short of […]

Do You Know The Real Santa Claus?

by Santa Claus will soon be coming to town, bringing gifts to children. Santa has several aliases, depending on the part of the world you live in. The English call him Father Christmas, the French know him as Père Noël, and Kris […]

Creative Christmas Baking

by 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 […]

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

by 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, […]

Would You Give Your Kids A Smartphone?

by 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 […]

6 Ways To Teach Your Kids About Finance

by 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 […]

Spotted Cow To Grow Clever Cookies

by 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 […]

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