Author: Karen Tyrrell
ISBN: 9780987274045 Continue reading
It’s Bird Week! I don’t really need an excuse to take my kids birdwatching because it’s my favourite weekend activity – but I realise it’s not a usual outing for most families. If you like the idea of birding but don’t really know how to tackle it with kids, here are some tips to help you out. Continue reading
The thing my kids like most about helping with the grocery shopping is writing the list before we go. They both write their own list and are responsible for finding those items on our trip. Mr 5 was very proud of his last shopping list – and I was too. Here is his list. Can you read it? Continue reading
The word “home” has been on my mind a lot these past few weeks. What is home?
Home is a roof overhead. At least in the short term, “home” for us in Sydney is a rental house. To be honest I feel unsettled living in a rented property. The house is lovely, and I am so grateful for it, but making it feel like it’s ours is challenging. Continue reading
Book Week means two things: firstly the announcement of the CBCA winners, and secondly – costumes! Most schools have a dress-up day or parade to celebrate Book Week, and kids are invited to dress as a favourite book character. Super exciting if you’re a kid… less so if you’re a mum. Continue reading
Writing picture books is not for the faint hearted, and any emerging author will agree that it is hard to land that first contract. A little recognition goes a long way in balancing out all of the rejection. That’s why this year’s CYA Competition was such a confidence booster for me. Continue reading
New state, new city, new suburb.
New house, new yard, new neighbourhood.
New school, new church, new shopping centre. Continue reading