Author: Amanda Nicholls

Amanda Nicholls

About the Author:

Amanda is the Editor in Chief of Entertain My Tribe and Kids Party Guide. Amanda has done everything from being a magazine editor to a newspaper journalist. She lives in the Blue Mountains with her tribe (husband and two daughters). You can follow her on Entertain My Tribe's Facebook or Kid's Party Guide's Facebook.
Kids Birthday Party Themes

Top 10 Kids’ Birthday Party Themes

Planning a party? Yay! Well, we’ve got the Top 10 Kids Birthday Party themes right here for you. Kids birthday parties are a bucket load of fun and half the …

Allergies in kids

Seasonal Allergies: Spring is Here & so is Allergy Season

Seasonal allergies… it’s enough to get you sniffing, itching, sneezing and miserable! Whilst many are rejoicing about the warmer weather, for some families spring can be a bit of a …

Blue Mountains with kids

10 Places to go with Kids in the Blue Mountains

If you are looking for a family day out, then we have found 10 places to go with kids in the Blue Mountains. Some awesome family friendly activities that are …

Easy Easter recipes for kids

Easy Easter recipes for kids that you will love too

Cooking with kids can sometimes be more trouble than it’s worth – but not with these easy Easter recipes for kids! Keep the kids busy over the long weekend or …

where can I get birthday discounts

More than 35 of the best birthday discounts for you

You may have already come across a few, but did you know there are major shops that will give you a birthday discount or birthday cash to spend when you …

Momo Challenge

Frightening Momo Challenge targeting kids on YouTube

It can be easy to assume that our kids are safe while watching kids shows on YouTube and even YouTube Kids, but scary details have emerged about the dangers of …

child health checklist

Health Checklist: From Newborn to Five Years

There is so much to think about and remember when you become a parent for the first time, including remembering all of the various health checks your child needs to …

Marie Kondo

How tidying up KonMari style has improved my life

It’s been a few weeks since I decided to get on board with the new Netflix series and ‘Marie Kondo’ my home, but it’s not just my decor that has …

Numu roo baby is sleeping

The miracle cot mattress you need to know about

If you are looking for a cot mattress that is like no other, the Numu-roo is breathable, easy to clean, modern and safe for babies. Find out more here!

Marie Kondo

How to Marie Kondo when you don’t have Netflix

If you don’t have Netflix and you’re suffering from a serious case of FOMO, fear not! This Netflix loving Mum has watched Tidying Up with Marie Kondo and has the …

Bright Star Kids labels for School

Bright Star Kids labels make going back to school a breeze. Never lose a school item again with the easy to use and gorgeously designed labels.

NSW Baby Bundle

First glimpse of the NSW Baby Bundle

NSW Health has today revealed a first glimpse of what new mums will receive from the State Government from January 1, 2019 with the NSW Baby Bundle. The NSW State …

Rachel McAdams is our new hero

This fierce photo of Rachel McAdams double pumping is blowing up the interwebs – and we love it. Rachel McAdams was photographed by Claire Rothstein for Girls Girls Girls magazine, …

Cancer Council Australia

This festive shirt could save your baby’s life

Summer has arrived and if there is one thing the Cancer Council Australia wants us to remember this festive season, it’s for the entire family to be Sun Smart! If …

Christmas gifts for baby

Best Christmas gifts for babies

Christmas is less than a month away – and it can be tricky to find Christmas gifts for babies. Here are some fabulous and practical ideas for Christmas gifts for …

Starting school

Should I send my child to school or hold them back?

If you have a child whose birthday falls anywhere from January – July, then you are sure to be wondering when the best time to send them to school is. …

Creative Kids Rebate

Creative kids are set to receive a $100 rebate

The NSW Government has announced a new $100 rebate for school aged kids called the Creative Kids Rebate. If you have a child enrolled in school and you live in …

Family groceries

How to budget groceries down to $50 a week

Have you ever got to the checkout and done a double take with how much your grocery bill came to? Mum and budget queen Elise Parker shares her tips on …

Royal baby names

The best royal baby names for 2019 predicted

Next year we are expecting a new royal baby (thanks Harry and Megs) who will no doubt change the baby names chart for most popular baby name. We take a …


Meet the mum behind the new reading sensation, Moonlite

Natalie Rebot is the inventor of the newest product to hit Kmart stores this spring, the Moonlite story projector. We caught up with this clever mum to find out more …

Masturbation during labour

Should I masturbate during childbirth?

‘Would you masturbate during childbirth?’ isn’t something that is commonly asked or considered as a way to manage the pain of delivery, but are there merits to using self stimulation …

Instagram Party ideas

Instagram Party Ideas Your Kids Will Love

When it comes to children’s birthday parties, a wow-factor is all the rage. Here’s our top tips for throwing a Pinterest-worthy birthday party with the top Instagram party ideas. Balloons …

School holiday craft

School holiday craft for the kids

Prepare yourself for the spring school holidays with some fun craft ideas for the tribe. DIY Floam Floam is a cross between playdough and slime – think of it as …

Sydney with kids

10 Spots to visit in Sydney with kids

If you’re looking for somewhere fun to hang out in Sydney with kids, Entertain My Tribe has found 10 top spots your tribe will love. The Rocks The Rocks is …

Miracle Moon Walk 2

Miracle Moon Walk is coming to Sydney

The Miracle Babies Foundation is bringing it’s special event, the first ever Miracle Moon Walk to Sydney in support of premature and sick newborns and the families and hospitals that …

When should I introduce a pet into the family

When should I introduce a new pet into the family?

When should I introduce a new pet into the family? What kind of pet is good with small kids? We’ve got all of your questions answered. When should I introduce …


Seaworld is a fantastic day out for the family

If you’re looking for a fun day out for the family when you’re in Queensland, a trip to Seaworld is guaranteed fun. The animals The marine life at Seaworld will …


What’s on at Movieworld for tribes?

Hitting up the Gold Coast theme parks? Not sure which one is best suited to your tribe? Here’s what’s happening at Movieworld and all the details you need to know. …

Digital technology

Is mobile phone use effecting baby’s speech?

Is the use of digital technology cutting back the interactions parents have with their babies? Communications Professor Lelia Green believes it could be affecting the important ‘baby talk’ stage of …

Syphilis outbreak

Syphilis epidemic in Queensland killing babies

In the past six years, six babies in Queensland have died from syphilis – an STD that had been nearly eradicated in 2000. Cairns sexual health clinician Dr Darren Russell …