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Family Traditions

Does your family have traditions? Not the kind of traditions that everyone has, but traditions that are special, just to your family. They don’t have to be time consuming or expensive although I have noticed that a few of these revolve around food for our family. Family traditions form a …

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Language building for Pre-School aged Children

Let’s be honest. Reading to pre-school aged children can sometimes be frustrating for both of you. If a child has sensory issues or ADHD, the last thing they can want when sharing quiet time with you is for you to keep talking at them while they sit still. It can …

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Self-love: Our Greatest Lesson

I’ve been thinking a lot about fear lately. I see so many business people discuss fears and what holds people back in life. My number one fear had always been not living my life to its greatest potential. Since becoming a mother this fear has been replaced with those fears …

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How To Be Happy In 2016

The single, biggest thing you can do to be happy in 2016 What if I told you there was one simple thing you could do that would allow you to be more present with your children and happier than you’ve ever been? It isn’t a diet or a juice fast, …

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5 New Year Feel Good Food Hacks

So here it is, a New Year! Full of ambition and unknown adventure. After the fun and frolics of the festive season, it’s a great time to reflect and refocus. Many of us think about how we want to better ourselves, better our relationships, better our children… While we’re feeling …

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Christmas Book List

Books are the perfect gift for kids at Christmas and here is The Little Reading Room’s must have list: Reindeer’s Christmas Surprise Ursula Dubosarsky and Sue deGennaro The presents are wrapped and the table is filled with delicious food, but Reindeer is alone on Christmas Eve. His family live far away …

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Janod: Award Winning French Toys And Games

Janod design and create dynamic and unique toys with an uncompromising approach for making every moment a learning moment. Award winning Janod toys are designed in France and manufactured to strict quality and safety standards, meeting both European and Australian requirements. Janod is pleased to announce that they have released …

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The Cheats Way to Eat Healthy

REVIEW: My Goodness Organics Home Delivered Food Okay it’s no secret that this little bunny isn’t that good in the kitchen. It’s not that I can’t cook, it’s just that running a couple of businesses and a family is tough and leaves me, well, let’s say ‘uninspired’ in the kitchen. …

Mindfulness In Everyday Life

The idea of ‘mindfulness’ is often associated with Buddhist monks living in a Tibetan monastery, as we see practiced in the creation of their amazing sand mandalas, or Japanese monks in the preparation and care of their Zen gardens. The true purpose of mindfulness meditation is to train the mind …