Laundry

10 Top Tips for Minimalist Family Holiday Packing

When I mentioned to friends and family that our family of 3 would be travelling through Europe for 3 months with just 1 bag, they were gobsmacked. “But you have a toddler… in nappies!” they said. We were also crossing seasons, arriving in England in winter and leaving Italy in

Review: Effortless nappy

When my son was born, I had all the best intentions to at least partially cloth nappy. He is now nearly 22 months old and his bum had never seen a cloth nappy – not even once. That is, until the lovely Hannah from Effortless Eco sent me an Effortless Nappy

If the sight of your laundry pile is making you lose the will to live, here are some genius family laundry hacks to make the entire laundry process a little easier. Laundry is probably my most hated household task. Here’s how to make it a little easier with a bit

Simple family survival tips for when mum goes back to work

Our darling son turned 18 months recently and I went back to work. Whilst it’s been a rather emotional time for me, all the worries I had about the house falling into a state of chaos have been completely unfounded. It’s been just as calm and organised as before (well,

Baby paraphernalia

Before your first bub is born, you are inundated with products and hampers from friends and family, you scour the pharmacy for all the must-have baby products and you stock up for every possible scenario. Lotions and potions fill the drawers as you eagerly await the arrival of your little

Towel

Do you feel like you’re washing what seems like dozens of towels every week? Are the kids using a towel once and then just throwing them on the bathroom floor? No amount of nagging works as they just grab a fresh towel when needed, or worse… use yours! Try this simple

50 Alternative uses for baby wipes

Most parents have survived at least one poo-nami thanks to that handy packet of wipes. Once they’ve saved your life once, you make sure they’re always within reach. But, they do a lot more than just clean smelly bottoms. I keep wipes everywhere – in fact, in every room of the

kids shoes

Taming the kids shoe jumble is always a challenge and looking for that other pair is always frustrating when you’re running out the door. Here’s a simple hack to keep shoe pairs together and organised. Look in your laundry… It’s as simple as getting out the clothes pegs and clipping the

Easier Cot Sheet Changes. If you’ve ever had to change cot sheets at 3am, you’ll love this simple hack.

My darling son was a reflux baby. We spent his first six months covered in regurgitated milk. And it wasn’t just us… the lounge, the carpet, our bed, his cot. My laundry room has never seen so much washing. What I hated most was him vomiting in his cot. Apart

Buttons On Kids Uniforms

This little trick can save so much time with school and sport uniforms when kids are getting ready in the morning. When you are putting away laundry, put all the pieces of a uniform on one hanger. You can even add stockings, socks, hats, sports bibs, underwear or even shoes to the hanger.