The Lazy Mum’s guide to Elf on the Shelf

The Lazy Mum's Guide to Elf on the Shelf

It’s almost December. Time to dig out your Elf on the Shelf. Our Elf has been bringing joy to our children/complicating our lives since 2014. With all that practice, I’ve mastered the art of no fuss Elf placement. Here’s the Lazy Mum’s guide to Elf on the Shelf. It’s full of simple, easy to doRead more

Family photos on canvas – a CanvasChamp review

Family photos on canvas

With thanks to CanvasChamp for providing a canvas print for review. These are my own, honest opinions. My computer is heaving with a massive 43,000+ photos. How many do you think are hanging on my walls? Almost none! Even my Step Mum asked why we don’t have family photos on display. There’s no real explanation. IRead more

Our twins are one! A first birthday tea party

first birthday tea party

The twins are one! I’m still not sure how that happened? To celebrate the occasion, we had a small first birthday tea party. There were plenty of sweet treats and the bubbly flowed freely. Unlike my tears, I didn’t shed a single one. Got to say, I thought I’d be a blubbering mess. The photosRead more

I’m going to miss my babies. Why must the baby days be so fleeting?

miss my babies

I’m going to miss my babies when they’re not little babies anymore. I’m trying to soak in all the delicious baby ways but I know that I’ll forget the beautiful sounds and smells. The thought of never having another baby that is mine, all mine, almost breaks my heart. The ache to hold an infantRead more

Sticking up for the little guy – 100+ questions kids have about bullying

100+ questions kids have about bullying

With thanks to Interrelate for providing the book ‘100+ questions kids have about bullying’ for review. These are my own, honest opinions, I have not been paid for this post. Raising kids, it’s a gamble really. You do your best to teach them important values. But how do you know if those lessons are sticking?Read more

Crocodile Creek animal puzzles – a review

crocodile creek animal puzzles

With thanks to Childsmart for providing two Crocodile Creek animal puzzles for review. I have not been paid for this post and these are my own, honest opinions. We love puzzles here at Life on Wallace! The biggest and middle lads were thrilled to receive beautiful Crocodile Creek animal puzzles, each with 36 creatures to assemble.Read more

The only tip you need for toilet training, promise

the only tip you need for toilet training - life on wallace

I don’t profess to be an expert at toilet training. Like most parents, I’m making things up as I go along! Among my tribe of five I’ve got good sleepers and bad sleepers. Great little eaters and extremely fussy eaters. Kids that compromise and others that are stubborn as mules. Now I only have twoRead more