How to slay the procrastination dragon

Ahhh… procrastination. The destructive art of ‘putting it off’. It plagues us everywhere – work, home and yes, even play (e.g. “If I put off organising that restaurant reservation for 6, will someone else do it?”) It afflicts even the greatest of us and has necessitated its fair share of unusual methods to fight it. […]

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The paper calendar: Still around and still awesome!

THE PAPER CALENDAR: STILL AROUND AND STILL AWESOME!

A brief history of the paper calendar The paper calendar – including diaries and planners – boomed during the Industrial Revolution in the 1800s, when bosses and managers needed dedicated personnel to handle their busy schedules. Planners, which were initially the domain of upper-class men, were increasingly being embraced for personal use by women and […]

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6 simple ways to toddler-proof your car

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With toddlers around, your car is guaranteed to become full of crumbs…even if you don’t remember handing them a biscuit. It’s just the way it goes. They love climbing on the seats, dropping things, spilling stuff, vomiting and generally causing chaos. Here’s a few simple ways you can lessen the mess. 1. Lock it up […]

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Teachers: Organise your classroom with personalised labels

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Setting up your new classroom is a rite of passage for every teacher. Why not brighten things up with a range of personalised labels and stationery that will not only ensure all your resources are returned to the classroom, but will give your students a sense of belonging. Whenever they pick up a storybook, pencil […]

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The top-to-toes guide to packing for camp

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Ah, camp. That magical time of year for kids…and parents! The time away is blissful, it’s the getting organised that can be stressful! While they’re busy packing their favourite photos, cute stationery and animal-print onesies it’s the parents who are left to pack everything else. Here’s our top-to-toes guide for making sure your kids are covered […]

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Smart Ways to Organise Your Kitchen

SMART WAYS TO ORGANISE YOUR KITCHEN

Kitchens can be messy places (and you can only blame the kids for so long!). Crumbs, sticky bits and clutter can all build up and leave you feeling frustrated. Why not follow these useful tips to organise your kitchen once and for all. Open shelves You might think the kitchen isn’t the right place for open shelves, […]

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9 storage ideas to eliminate the floordrobe

We all know how easy it can be to come home from a hard day at work, or from a hard day parenting or from a hard day being pregnant (guilty!) and chuck your clothes in a pile on the floor. Or worse, ON TOP of the dresser. Here are 9 ways to kick the […]

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Our top 10 kids’ storage ideas

OUR TOP 10 KIDS’ STORAGE IDEAS

Messy floors with toys strewn across the room is a reality for a lot of families, but it doesn’t have to be. Who said kids storage couldn’t be stylish? Not us! Here are our top 10 kids storage ideas and tips to keep your home organised and beautiful day in and out.

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5 ways to encourage kids to do their chores

5 WAYS TO ENCOURAGE KIDS TO DO THEIR CHORES

We all know what the battle to get kids to do chores and odd jobs can be like; a constant argument of asking them to do tasks and having them come back with ‘Later!’ It’s time to give those chores a makeover and get kids inspired to do their jobs without the constant reminders…

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