The best lesson I have learnt in Motherhood

the best lesson in motherhood

The best lesson I have learnt in Motherhood – there are so many lessons. Families and friends are pretty special. But Mothers are AMAZING!! I am blessed with an amazing supportive Mum who is hands on with my four children. I know not everyone is lucky enough to have their families here in Darwin. Actually majority don’t. Read on to see what I have found to be the best lesson I have learnt in Motherhood.
Continue Reading →

Our Top 14 Educational Apps for Kids

educational apps for kids

As parents, we often hear about the dangers of giving our children too much screen time. And with smartphones such a central part of our lives, it’s hard to keep them away from our kids. But did you know that there an amazing range of educational apps for children that mean a little screen time here and then is quite ok? Darwin Family Life has rounded up our list of the best educational apps for children that provide developmental play and entertainment for children, as well as guilt-free time for parents.

Continue Reading →

Creating the best childhood memories

creating the best childhood memories

The things kids remember are not always the things that cost a lot of money. More often than not it is the simple things that they enjoy and love, and most importantly – time spent with family. In our faced paced busy lives we should really slow down and make time for the ones we love. Create these moments and make time and reconnect. Here are our top 9 ideas for creating the best childhood memories for your kids and creating some time with your loved ones.

Continue Reading →

Family Friendly Dining out in Darwin and kids eat free

kids eat free

Kids eat FREE Darwin! Yes you read that correct! Dining out with the family can quickly become an expensive outing. We have rounded up some great family friendly venues around Darwin, Palmerston and the rural areas which cater for families. Some have playrooms/playgrounds which we have indicated and all have some sort of meal deal for the kids! Kids eat free or other special offers. We hope you enjoy a night out with your family!

Continue Reading →

Mince 3 Ways – Budget Friendly – Family Meal ideas!

Mince 3 ways

Mince. It has to be one of the most budget friendly meats on the market. The premium or homemade mince offers a healthy version for families. Mince 3 ways was a concept I developed when looking at ways to use up leftovers and still have a variety of meals during our week.

As a busy mum, I am always on the lookout for ways to make my life easier and simpler. I was talking to a friend the other day who also has a large family and I asked her what sort of meals she does during the week. She replied she often does a big batch of one meal so it can feed the family for two nights. It got me thinking about this and how I could also implement this without it being the “same meal”. I am also conscious of the amount we spend on our weekly food shop so I am always on the hunt for healthy, easy and nutritious meals for my family that won’t break the bank.
Continue Reading →