Smart Trike Dream 4-in-1 Review and Giveaway

Smart Trike Dream 4-in-1 review

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to Sapna. I hope you and your little one have lots of fun outdoors adventures together. Features sponsored product tested by a CTM community member I often turn down product review opportunities, especially when it’s not a product relevant to my family situation. In this case, my two are […]

How to rock the bed time routine like a star

How to rock the bedtime routine like a star

[pinit] One thing that we are proud of as parents is how easily our kids go off to bed and sleep through the night. I can’t remember where I read it, but the idea of establishing a bedtime routine as early as possible sounded logical to me (even if they’re only in bed for 3 […]

Why I failed a parenting course

Once again, showing why I’m not perfect, even though I wish I was ;) This isn’t a sponsored post, but I am doing Jodie’s 12 week course (again) free of charge so I can share my experiences with you. If you click on the link in the sidebar or here it will take you to […]

How to wear out your kids #001


I spend a lot of time at the mercy of my super active kids (so do their clothes, and my washing machine!). Welcome to my new little project where I’ll attempt to find and share ways to wear out your kids! #001 is: [pinit] The CrashKids are always up for a bit of rough and […]

5 tips for getting value when buying kids clothes


Sponsored by Nuffnang Remember when I crash tested kids clothes from BIG W? Well, I’m doing it again and I’ve got some tips for you about how I’m improving the value from my $100 spend. Tip #1 Select a patterned item with different colours in it and then pick out the individual colours and buy […]

Call Out: ecostore Crash Testers needed for Infant Massage Week

ecostore Sleepytime Bath and Baby Moisturiser

The 1st of August is the start of Infant Massage Week.  Infant Massage Australia’s mission is:  Empowering parents and enriching families through the nurturing touch of infant massage fostering healthy communication, understanding and love for children in our society. I took CrashGirl to a infant massage class in Scotland.  She was really small because she […]

Have Fun: Disney magic, holiday fun and a special Brave giveaway!


Hmm, it seems I’ve inadvertently taken a little bit of a blog holiday!  I’ve had a lot on my plate and have been super busy doing really nice things that you are going to love me for – watch this space ;).  I’m also working away on an inspirational video with all your wonderful submissions […]

A fun blast from the past with retro board games!


Last night I got to do something I wish I could have done as a child. I was let loose in a shop with a gift card to buy whatever toys I wanted! So you know what I did? I went and bought the games I was always envious of my friends for having! Actually […]

5 highly successful negotiating tips from a 4-year old

"Queen CrashGirl Rules"

“Queen CrashGirl Rules” Go ahead . . . Laugh At My Expense This is a note I shared with my FB friends (before I started blogging).  It was over a year ago, when CrashGirl was just 3.  She was already shaping up to be quite the problem solver . . . Me (for the 10th […]

Have fun in your town + Disney On Ice Giveaway


The giveaway is closed.  Congratulations to Eamond Tomaszewski (Melbourne), Karen Magno (Melbourne), Benedetta Martins (Sydney) and Suzi (Brisbane)!  I hope you and your families all enjoy the Disney on Ice show! My current theme for “Have fun” is about finding and crash testing fun things to do in the town or city you live in. […]