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.
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 …

Moonlite

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. …

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 …

Allergies in kids

Spring is here and so is allergy season

Whilst we are all rejoicing about the warmer weather, for some families spring can be a bit of a nightmare because it’s also allergy season. If your child is suffering …

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

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 …

Movieworld

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 …

Expand your toddler's vocabulary

Why you should expand your toddler’s vocabulary

Has your toddler started to string words together to make cute little sentences? Here’s why now is the perfect time to expand your toddler’s vocabulary. Any parent of a child …

kids party games

Kids party games: Should there be winners?

There are two schools of thought when it comes to kids party games but where do you stand? Do you prefer to have no winners and no losers or teach …

kids with allergies

New smartphone app for kids with allergies

If someone you know suffers from food allergies, the news of a new free app for parents of kids with allergies is welcome. Find out about Allergy Pal here.

baby bundle scheme

Newborns in NSW set to receive a ‘baby bundle’ worth $150

NSW State Government has revealed this week their new ‘baby bundle’ scheme as part of their budget announcement. What is the baby bundle scheme? The Baby Bundle scheme is an …

10 Practical reasons you SHOULD find out your baby’s gender

On the fence whether you should find out your baby’s gender? Here are 10 practical reasons you should find out as soon as poss. You can decorate the nursery Sure …

Canberra with kids

5 Fun places to visit in Canberra with kids

If you are looking for a fun weekend in Canberra with kids, we’ve found some of the best places for some family fun. A day at Questacon Questacon is a …

Ginger emoji

Ginger emojis are coming! This is not a drill.

We love it when new emojis are dropped and 2018 is the year of the red head! Rejoice ginger ninjas of the world – you have been recognised with a …

Breastfeeding journey

My breastfeeding journey was different each time

Breastfeeding can be hard. What I never realised though was that my struggles and my breastfeeding journey would be different with each baby. The first time breastfeeding I remember going …

Child support

Parents avoiding child support payments unable to travel

More than 350 parents with outstanding child support payments have been stopped at international airports and sea ports to pay their debts. Minister of Human Services, Michael Keenan said the …

charitable children

This little boy donated his 5th birthday gifts to an animal shelter

Cooper has always loved all animals from cats to lizards – you name it, he loves them all. So it was no surprise to his parents when Cooper said he …

Kmart Mother's Day Gift

Our top picks for Kmart Mother’s Day gifts

Want to drop a not so subtle hint for a Kmart Mother’s Day gift? We found some awesome gift ideas for M-Day. You’re welcome. Winter pyjamas – $16 Who doesn’t …

Blue Mountains with kids

10 Places to visit with kids in the Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains is an awesome place to visit with so many options for a family day out. We’ve got 10 awesome family friendly activities that are worth a day …

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