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Caro & Co · 3W ago

Exit stage left…

… OR WHERE HAS MY DAUGHTER GONE? Just like Snagglepuss (the whimsical pink mountain lion in the Hanna-Barbera cartoon of the early 60s), my teenage daughter has suddenly decided to “Exit, st...
Caro & Co · 1M ago

Harry Potter heads to your wardrobe

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED.  Winners will be notified soon! Read on if you have a Harry Potter-mad tween or teen because a funky (and stylish) Potter-themed clothing range has just been...
Caro & Co · 1M ago

16 unplugged activities for teen girls

Last week I wrote a list of suggested activities you could introduce into your son’s life that might encourage him to more readily unplug. Today I thought I’d do a list for the girls. Only t...
Caro & Co · 1M ago

12 things I refuse to apologise for…

Are there some things which you do that mortifies, amuses, embarrasses or gladdens the heart of your friends and family?  Here are mine… Insisting that my children are my “friends” on social...
Caro & Co · 2M ago

The new order…

There’s a quiet revolution going on in the suburban back gardens of Australia. Rather than sitting back and admiring our perfectly manicured ‘outside rooms’, gazing lovingly at our Mondo Gra...
Caro & Co · 2M ago

Finding the quiet places…

With my children now charging through adolescence, heading towards the pointy end of their schooling and with extra-curricular and social commitments coming out their ears, it can sometimes ...
Caro & Co · 2M ago

15 unplugged activities for teenage boys…

Teenage boys can turn into slugs over the holidays. And I get that. They are exhausted after the end of a long year at school and, thanks to puberty, many are swarming with hormones which me...
Caro & Co · 2M ago

On food, connection and keeping your family tight…

Food is such a great memory-maker, don’t you think? Whether it’s the first time you crunch into a freshly-picked apple from your Grandma’s orchard, eat vegemite toast with the butter running...
Caro & Co · 3M ago

My one good idea…

2016, despite way too much global conflict and some truly scary political outcomes was actually a good year for me. I had a book published. My children kicked some academic goals at school. ...
Caro & Co · 3M ago

The exquisite art of doing nothing

  Life can be rich without riches.  And it can be full without a cupboard overflowing with toys or a drawer stuffed with computer games. In 2017, it will be 16 years since I became a mother....