Posts from the ‘Bright ideas’ category

Planning for the holidays

Asha from Parent Hacks sent us this great hack Today is Day 1 of my kids’ school holidays (which, in America, is generally two weeks). And…

Pets and kids

Download a helpful brochure from Petnet.com.au promoting responsible dog ownership and dog bite prevention. Petnet also has a neat little online app called Selectapet for helping…

Halloween safety tips online

Here are a couple of Halloween safety links: The National Safety Council (US) has some safety tips for parents, kids and motorists for Halloween trick-or-treating. The…

Patching a teddy bear

Speaking of teddy bears, if you have a child who has an old soft toy which has been loved literally to pieces, I recommend reading this…

Homework supply kit

It’s time to knuckle down again and get those assignments knocked over as they start to roll in. I know that large amounts of precious homework…

Getting kids to do their tasks

Kiddley reader (and good friend) Lara sent us a couple of suggestions today for encouraging kids to get their daily tasks done. She pointed us to…

Party favours

For parents who are keen to avoid handing out the usual bag of sugary-artificially coloured and flavoured junk that seems to be the main-stay of the…