The 11 undisputed rules of Backyard Cricket

The author's family take Backyard Cricket very seriously

A recent survey (of the Stuck On You team) has revealed that backyard cricket is the number one preferred sport to play on Australia Day. It’s also the number one reason behind most of the arguments that break out on this particular day. In the spirit of mateship, fairness and a bloody good time here […]

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Savoury party food ideas (not just for kids!)

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These savoury party food recipes will be a big hit with kids… and their parents! Cheesy biscuits What you’ll need: 150g butter 185g plain flour 120g grated cheese (vintage works well, for that extra bite) Cracked pepper 40g grated parmesan 2 tbsp poppy seeds 2 tbsp sesame seeds  Whip ’em up! Prehat oven 180 degrees Celsius […]

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4 easy girls hairstyles that anyone can master

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You don’t need to be a hairdresser or own a bunch  of fancy tools to master these simple hairstyles for school.  Practice makes perfect, and we encourage dads to get involved as well! Have a bit of fun, and remember not to force your little one into sitting still if they’ve got the wiggles. It’ll […]

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7 not-too-naughty dips for summer

taste of home

If you’re drooling at the photos in this post, have some sympathy for the 20-week pregnant author! It was all I could do not to race home and immediately start whipping up each of these recipes (for the baby, you understand, not me!). Make friends at your next house party, or simply veg out on the […]

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10 nail art trends to try this summer

Image: ‘The Hand Book’ by Chelsea Bagan and Anna Ross. Photography by Ryan Wheatley.

Nothing beats having a stylish set of nails to look at. It’s an instant mood-lifter, and the best part is… you can try something different every day!

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How to take the best photos of your kids


If you’re going to take a photo of your kids, why not make them “like”-worthy. Use these tips for really top quality shots (even if it’s just on your phone).

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5 activities for homemade bath fun

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Sure, bath time is a blast for kids, but what about us poor parents left sitting idly by the tub? Where’s our fun?! Here are 5 easy bath activities that will ensure everyone has a good time while getting squeaky clean. You’ll never again hear the words, “I don’t want a bath tonight!” Homemade bath bombs These […]

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