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How To Wash Your Kid’s Filthy Stuffed Animals

  Kids can become unbelievably attached to their beloved stuffed animal friends. And that attachment usually involves dragging them everywhere they go, cuddling them at night, eating with them, spending sick days with them, and maybe even taking them to school or daycare. This means that from time to time, those precious stuffed pals need […]

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11 Genius Toy Storage Ideas To Contain The Chaos

  As my girls get older, their toy storage needs to evolve. They’ve gone through so many phases and stages that I’ve come to realise there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution for all of the toys, crafts, and games they love. Stuffed animals and dolls were a first favourite for my kids. Now, they both love arts […]

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I’m A Neat Freak, Raising A Pack Rat Who Loves Clutter

Clutter has always caused me anxiety. My daughter’s bedroom falls somewhere between overstocked flea market and overstuffed dumpster. Walking in there for any reason nearly causes me to breakout in hives. She lives the life of a pack rat, and she lives it well. Her bed is more of a nest, constructed with every blanket, […]

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Non-Toxic DIY Furniture Polish Will Make Cleaning a Breeze

Swapping out of traditional store-bought cleaning products for DIY solutions that are more cost effective and free from harsh chemicals has been increasing in popularity. But the DIY aspect of DIY cleaning products can seem overwhelming. Take it from me – it is so much easier than you think to make your own cleaning products! […]

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How To Properly Clean Sippy Cups Like You Mean It

Sippy cups are quite possibly one of the most utilized kids accessories. And quite possibly the grossest! You’ve seen the posts going around on Facebook: a mum takes a sippy cup apart only to find it completely filled with mold. It’s beyond disgusting! It is also preventable with proper cleaning. As you probably already know, […]

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How to Get Slime Out of Carpet

Kids love slime, and mums love things that keep kids busy. With your kids home for the summer, you may find yourself looking for ways to keep them occupied and slime (especially when you make a DIY slime with them) can be lots of fun. But like many activities that are big on fun, it […]

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How To Clean Your Mattress In 4 Simple Steps

If you are a mum, chances are you have a mattress in desperate need of cleaning. Bedwetting, spitting up, blowdrys, stomach flu — the list of mattress offenders are endless when you have kids. What you probably don’t know is that there is a simple solution to clean those dirty mattresses that you can make […]

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How to Get Pen Out Of Clothes

Whether you accidentally grazed your sleeve with a pen or one of your kiddos decided to draw a masterpiece on their pants, ink stains on clothes are an inevitability of parenthood, and at some point you’ll have to deal with how to get pen out of clothes. Fortunately, there’s no need to toss the marked […]

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How To Clean Your Kid’s Moldy Bath Toys

If your family has a love/hate relationship with bath toys like mine does (my kids love them, and I hate them!) then you probably already know that bath toys can be the breeding ground for some pretty nasty stuff. While they keep your kids happy as they splash around the tub, these toys can rapidly […]

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A Slob’s Guide to the Panic Clean

  Do you ever read those stories about how to quickly clean your entire house in half an hour and think, yeah… no. We’re going to need a more dramatic approach to deal with the level of slobbery I’m rocking here. Gather round parents of all walks, there is something in this for everyone, even if […]