Movies that make you cry

10 Movies That Will Make You Cry

  10 Movies That Will Make You Cry Brought to by Netflix Australia and the Netflix Stream Team Saturday night is turning into our regular Netflix movie night. In the afternoon after all … [Read More...]



I’m Proud To Be Raising A Nerd, Plus a Comic Con Giveaway

  All over Facebook every day I read the posts of fellow parents who gush over the latest sporting prowess that their son or daughter has displayed over the weekend or at school athletics carnivals. They proudly post the photos of their child with their latest ribbon from a cross country, that they have won….  yet […]

Social Media safety

The Most Terrifying Social Media Experiment You Will Ever See

Keeping Your Kids Safe On Social Media Do your girls use social media? Do you know who their friends are on Facebook? This video is a must watch for every parent. Watch it with your kids. Do they really know who all their friends are on their Facebook account? Do you? We have all  probably […]

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How My Daughter Spent $500 On ITunes In 2 Days

How My Daughter Spent $500 In ITunes In 2 Days! Yes you read the above title correctly….. I ummmed and ahhhhed over whether to write this post. To be truthfully honest I feel quite embarrassed and a little surprised that this happened to us. You see the reports on news shows like “A Current Affair”, […]

teenage girls

It’s Not You, It’s The Hormones

Living With Teenage Girls Lately it seems like I’m walking around our house on egg shells. I am finding that I am analysing everything I say before I say it, lest as a result of my un-thought out comment, I find myself once again, at the receiving end of a snippy teenager. I am frequently […]

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Netball World Cup 10

The Great Divide – The Great Inequality In Women’s Sport

The Inequality In Women’s Sport The difference between men’s and women’s sport was never more apparent than when we visited the Netball World Cup recently. The stark contrast between sponsorship deals between men’s and women’s sports was very self evident. The Australian Diamonds are a  women’s national sports team who has been continually number one […]


10 Safety Tips Every Teen Girl Needs To Know

10 Safety Tips Every Teen Girl Needs To Know My two oldest girls who are teenagers are starting to get to the age where they are becoming a lot more independent with their lives and that includes starting to live very independent social lives. I worry about them going out with their friends without any adult […]

Things Never To Say To A Teenage Girl

10 Things You Never Say To A Teenage Girl

10 Things You Never Say To A Teenage Girl Living with teenage girls can sometimes mirror that of walking through a minefield. You find yourself taking tentative steps not knowing if the next step you take is going to result in everything blowing to kingdom come! Teenage girls are just wired differently to every other […]

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An Open Letter to My Daughters

Life Advice Now that You are Grown My girls are growing up so fast that they are literally changing right before my eyes. Before I know it they are going to be adults and embarking on their own path throughout life. With this in mind I thought I would write them a letter telling them […]

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Father Daughter Time

Things Dads can teach daughters

10 Things Dads Can Teach Their Daughters

10 Things That Dads Can Teach Their Daughters Following up from my post, 10 Things Mothers can Teach Their Daughters, I thought it was high time it was Dad’s turn. Being a father to a daughter is indeed very challenging….. There’s the tantrums, the boys, the makeup, the hormones, the nastiness, the fighting and yes….the […]

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Application Form To Date My Daughter

Make Sure Your Daughter Finds The Perfect Partner…well at least one that measures up to your standard. Application Form To Date My Daughter Here is something I’m sure all Dads will absolutely love!! Do you want to scrutinise potential boyfriends that your daughter may have even more closely? Perhaps instil an element of fear? The […]

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10 Tips For a Great Father Daughter Relationship

10 Tips For A Great Father Daughter Relationship I was one of the lucky ones, I had an amazing relationship with my Father.  I am an only child and he was the one man in my life that I looked up to with admiration and respected above all others.  Dad was my best friend a […]

Missing Dad

3 Years On – Missing You Are You Watching Over Us?

Are You Watching Over Us? The 8th April is always such a difficult day for me each year. This year marks the 3rd anniversary since my father passed away. I can’t believe it has been three years. Sometimes it seems like a lifetime ago, sometimes, just it seems just like yesterday. In my mind, clear […]

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Slow Cooker Chilli Recipe

Slow Cooker Beef Chilli As we prepare to batten down the hatches and embrace the cold front that is due to hit the eastern states this week. I thought I would share with you the perfect recipe to warm your insides and have your home smelling delicious. So it’s well and truly time to get […]

seafood linguine recipe

Seafood Linguine – Made Easy

I have a  dish that I always order, every single time we go to our local favourite restaurant. I spend half an hour perusing the menu, yet in the end it always results in the same decision. Miss E has been cooking dinner every Saturday night for the past few weeks and last Saturdays creation […]

chicken and leek lasagne

Chicken and Leek Lasagne

Miss E came to me the other night asking if she could cook dinner. I’m not one to to ignore a brilliant offer when I hear one, so of course my answer was YES!! At 15 she is a pretty good cook. Much better than her older sister, who somehow manages to burn everything she […]

Slow Cooked Beef Curry

Slow Cooker Beef Curry – An Easy Family Dinner

It’s that time of the year again – Slow Cooker Season Time when the weather starts cooling down outside, our thoughts drift to all that yummy comfort food, designed to warm our tummies. It is also a time where we Mums and Dads are ferrying our kids around to sport training, dance lessons, music lessons […]

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Beauty and Fashion

Bindi Irwin Make Over

All Teen Girls Wear Makeup – Unless You Are Bindi Irwin

To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. “What you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful.” – S. Westerfeld A photo posted by Bindi Irwin (@bindisueirwin) on Jun 2, 2015 at 1:17am PDT This photo posted by Bindi Irwin on her […]


Living With A Manscaper

Do You Live With A “Manscaper” *This post is sponsored by Lynx” Parents of girls know what the daily fight in the bathroom is like. Quadruple that and that’s what the daily fight for the bathroom is like with 4 girls! There are fights over hair straighteners and fights over blow dryers. Someone is using someone else’s face wash or deoderant, […]

Frozen hairstyles

How To Do Hairstyles From Frozen

How To Do Elsas “Frozen” Braid *This post contains affiliate links* Are your girls obsessed with Frozen? I am continually being asked “Mum can you do my hair like Elsa’s”?…… Ummm yeah sure….. It never ends up looking right. So you can imagine my joy when I found these instructions for the perfect Elsa braid […]


Little Ears Are Everywhere..Dove Legacy

Does Your Impression of Your Own Body Image Influence The Way Your Daughter Sees Herself? Ask yourself this…. how often do you complain about your thighs, your bum, your hair, your legs or other numerous body parts? How often do you realise that little ears are listening to every word you say? Our girls absorb […]

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