Great Respectations

A picture of a family embracing Respect for Parents Day

On Respect for Parents Day, you can forget the brekky in bed or the flowers. Here’s how to really show respect to those who gave you life. Just when you thought parents had it made with Mother’s Day and Father’s Day—and every single year at that—they also get Respect for Parents Day (the 1st August). Lucky […]

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Quiz: Which Royal Are You?

A picture of a cat wearing a Royal crown.

Got your crown handy? Place it on carefully … and then find out which member of the Royal Family you are. This week, many of us across Australia observed the Queen’s birthday. Generally, this means a day off work and school. Or, in other words, a ‘royal’ long weekend—yay! We hope you were able to […]

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20 of the funniest tweets about motherhood

FUNNY MUMMIES! 20 HILARIOUS TWEETS.

Being a parent is a serious business, which is why it’s great to make some fun of the not-so-great parts. You know, the spilled milk, the toys everywhere, the picky eating… These mamas know what it can be like, and they’re also not afraid to laugh about it! 1. Link  2. Link 3. Link 4. […]

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Grandparents do it differently

Parents and kid playing outside

My mother has tried repeatedly to kill my firstborn. Her most nefarious effort was the act of placing a newborn baby tummy-down on the cot mattress in order to prevent the back of her head growing flat. Apparently she also did the same to me as a baby. (FYI – It didn’t work) My dad […]

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Grandparents do it with style

Parents and kid playing outside

My mother has tried repeatedly to kill my firstborn. Her most nefarious effort was the act of placing a newborn baby tummy-down on the cot mattress in order to prevent the back of her head growing flat. Apparently she also did the same to me as a baby. (FYI – It didn’t work) My dad […]

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15 hilarious Dad tweets – Happy Father’s Day!

A sense of humour is vital for parenting survival. If you don’t laugh, you’ll cry.. In the age of the Internet, it is much easier to share the joys and pains of parenting. In honour of Father’s Day, here are some of the most hilarious Twitter Dad responses to being a parent. 1. Link  2. […]

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10 stages every parent goes through at back to school

If you’ve got little ones going back to school and you’re about to start the battle of school uniforms, stationery, morning routines and school drops offs, then this is for you.   10 stages every parent goes through at back to school 1. Having to battle the crowds for uniforms and stationery supplies       […]

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10 terrifically terrible Father’s Day gifts.

Want to avoid giving dad the cliched socks and hankies this Father’s Day? Here are some unique gift ideas that he may love.. or not.   Nose and ear hair trimmer Nothing says ‘I love you’ like a personal grooming hint. This nose and ear hair trimmer literally gives that pesky excess hair the finger! […]

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Take the Quiz! How well do you know your emojis?

Emoji Quiz

Most of us have used emojis at some point in our textual lives. But do you know what they really mean? In honour of World Emoji Day on 17 July, take our quiz to find out how emoji-savvy you are! Answers are at the bottom of the page. QUIZ: What do the following emojis convey? […]

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Quiz Time! How well do you know your emojis?

Emoji Quiz

Most of us have used emojis at some point in our textual lives. But do you know what they really mean? In honour of World Emoji Day on 17 July, take our quiz to find out how emoji-savvy you are! Answers are at the bottom of the page. QUIZ: What do the following emojis mean? […]

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