Why Being A Creative Mum Is Important For You And Your Children

Why Being A Creative Mum Is Important For You And Your Children

Some parents find it easy to get down and creative with their kids, but most of us struggle with this task a little. But it’s a lot easier and much more fun than you realise – you just need a little help finding activities that you and your kids BOTH enjoy. At Creative Mum Life, we encourage activities with your kids, not just because we love them, but because there's oodles of reasons why providing engaging activities is good for them, and for you too!
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Mother’s Day Crafts for Kids – Made with Love

Mother’s Day Crafts for Kids – Made with Love

Mother’s Day is a special day that mother’s and grandmother’s all over the world look forward to. It is a time to celebrate the amazing things that they do for us and our children every single day. Mother’s Day is not a day about gifts but about love. So if you do feel the need to give a gift for Mother’s Day to say thank you for all the things your mum or grandma does, then a gift made with love is a perfect idea.
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3 Tips to Encourage Creative Play for Independence

3 Tips to Encourage Creative Play for Independence

Raising strong, independent and confident children is a goal that we all have as parents. We aim to have our children at a point where they can be independent and content with their lives and be able to make the most of it. Creative play is a great way to help build the independence of your child. There are a number of ways that you can help them with these skills and they are all very simple.
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Age appropriate cooking tasks for kids – from tiny tots to teens

Age appropriate cooking tasks for kids – from tiny tots to teens

Some of us parents are reluctant to let our kids help cook because it means letting go a bit of our own control. It does make the task slower and messier in the short-term and can require patience. If you are in a rush to get dinner on the table for the family...I'd say now is probably not the greatest time to teach your three-year-old how to saute onions!
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How to prepare your child for BIG school

How to prepare your child for BIG school

Starting primary school is a very exciting time! However, a child faces massive changes to their little world, which can be quite overwhelming for them. Starting school is a big step for little ones, and to put it into prospective, think about the feelings you have when starting a new job, or going to an event where you know no one. Well, it's even harder for children, as they are still developing their interpersonal skills. Don't panic just yet! We have some information here to get you and your little one prepared.
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Why you don’t need to be creative to start getting arty with your kids

Why you don’t need to be creative to start getting arty with your kids

Starting primary school is a very exciting time! However, a child faces massive changes to their little world, which can be quite overwhelming for them. Starting school is a big step for little ones, and to put it into prospective, think about the feelings you have when starting a new job, or going to an event where you know no one. Well, it's even harder for children, as they are still developing their interpersonal skills. Don't panic just yet! We have some information here to get you and your little one prepared.
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School Holiday Activities Guide September 2018

School Holiday Activities Guide September 2018

Getting into art projects with your kids is such an easy way to engage with them; once you get started you’ll be surprised how long it took you to jump on this particular wagon. This activity is cheap, awesome for all ages, covers a wide variety of interests and can keep your little ones entertained for hours. So why are you reluctant to get arty with your kids?
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DIY Father’s Day photo ideas

DIY Father’s Day photo ideas

The September-October school holidays are going to be here before we know it! Here is our list of some great School Holiday activities happening around our major cities...as what we like to call... The School Holiday Whip Around.
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Unique kids party themes done the stress-free way

Unique kids party themes done the stress-free way

If you didn’t already know, Father’s Day falls on September 2 this year. Yep, that’s only a few days away now! So hopefully...by now you should have picked up that all important super tech gift, that your partner has been dropping hints about all year! But how about you ​​also ​​​​​​​give him an extra special gift...one that he REALLY wants...one that will truly melt his heart! And the best part is, you can easily do it yourself...awesome right?
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Fun activities for kids: How to beat the boredom with arts and crafts

Fun activities for kids: How to beat the boredom with arts and crafts

Party Planning can be a stressful task for us busy mums, with getting everything organised and making it a memorable, beautiful event. So many elements need to come together! So what if I told you that it IS possible to create a gorgeous, uniquly themed birthday party for your child...all done the stress-free way!
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What is Creative Mum Life and where did it come from?

What is Creative Mum Life and where did it come from?

Mumlife can be difficult at times with everything it throws at us...there's no doubt about it! Keeping the kids entertained can be a battle in itself, let alone trying to think up ideas on the fly. Young children lead very active little lifestyles, which enables them to learn and develop new skills as they build an understanding of the world around them.
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5 Budget Saving Tips when using Flybuys

5 Budget Saving Tips when using Flybuys

Welcome! I am so glad that you found our little website. Creative Mum Life is a resource of inspiration for kids' activities and budget friendly ideas. I am a mum of two preschoolers and know all too well that if you don't keep them busy they will find their own busy-ness, by doing something mischievous!
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