Digital Parents Blog Carnival

I’m hosting the Digital Parents Blog Carnival this month.  It’s a showcase of blog posts from around the interwebs from the month of September.  I remember linking up with this waay back when I first started blogging and being in awe at the people who could host it.  Now here I am hosting it myself!

Emily: You Learn Something New Every Day

Tiredness vs Exhaustion: Tiredness is pouring orange juice on your cereal. Exhaustion is eating it anyway. Tales of sleep-deprivation inspired hilarity.

You can also find Emily on Twitter and Facebook


Julia Harris: Saving Mummy

Cheap DIY Cleaning Mixes: Easy DIY spring cleaning mixes! Cheap & no-chemicals!

You can also find Julia on Twitter and Facebook


Sophie: The Mother Load Australia

Save Us From The Selfie – When Innocent Becomes Suggestive: A little post about the modern age artistic phenomenon, the ‘selfie’ and how to approach this subject as a parent of two girls.

You can also find Sophie on Twitter and Facebook


Lisa: No excuses

Mine, mine, mine, mine, mine…….:When children are old enough to attend school, life becomes busier, more chaotic and time consuming.  Life before school (as a parent) was bliss, carefree and quite frankly easy.


Salz: Salz Dummy Spit

It’s all good in the hood: All about how my hood is all good since the migrate from blogger to wordpress.

You can also find Salz on Twitter and Facebook


Joanne Ibister: Poppies for Me

There’s a vagina in my bath!: Living with boys is not easy…


Emma Fahy Davis: Five Degrees of Chaos

There were five in the bed and the little one said…:Bedtime is like a zoo. I tuck them in around 7pm after dinner, bath and stories, and then we spend the next hour fending off the usual procrastinations before they eventually pass out. Mr Chaos and I take bets on who’ll be in which bed later on when I go in to check on them before I go to bed.

You can also find Emma on Twitter and Facebook


Jacqui Yuan: The Urban Ma

My Weekend Shopping Haul: How to dress a boy! – my designer kids market haul for Baby D 🙂

You can also find Jacqui on Twitter and Facebook


Shelly: Tropical Mum

Wallaby Whisperer: We let the boys wag school to celebrate 10 digits and took them to a wildlife park.  I’d been wandering around when I heard a bit of a buzz of conversation. I strolled over to join the others and this is what I saw.

You can also find Shelly on Twitter and Facebook


Monique: Your Cheeky Monkey

Bite Sized Finger Foods for Toddlers: I have put together a list of finger food for toddlers who won’t eat purees! Can you add to it?

You can also find Monique on Twitter and Facebook

Lydia C Lee: Where the Wild Things Are

Things I don’t know…:Ten questions pondering the riddles of the Universe…

You can also find Lydia on Twitter


Michelle Weaver: Pinky Poinker

Twenty-Two Reasons Hollywood should make a movie about the Poinkers: An amusing take on how our family of teenagers, parents and pets go about their day mirroring blockbuster movies.

You can also find Michelle on Twitter and Facebook


Tara Hart: Gluten Free Hart

Small Wins: Sometimes when the universe is kicking you in the shins it’s good to stop and reflect on the small wins

You can also find Tara on Twitter and Facebook


Becci Sundberg: Becci’s Domestic Bliss

Spring Time Facewasher and Dishcloth: I was very excited to be taking part in a dishcloth swap so I created this one after seeing similar on Pinterest. It’s so bright and pretty

You can also find Becci on Facebook


Tonya: The Crafty Mummy

How to Make a Maid Marion Head Dress: How to create a head dress that is perfect for Maid Marion or any other medieval damsel!

You can also find Tonya on Twitter and Facebook


Tanya Beilby: Flood-Proof Mum

Simple Living is Self Improvement: A post about how adopting simple living philosophies has assisted with self improvement and development, particularly in relation to flooding.

You can also find Tanya on Facebook


Alison Hallworth: Talking Frankly

Big Love and Blogging: Behind every successful blogger is love, passion and profanity.

You can also find Alison on Twitter and Facebook


Jody Scott-Greer: Six Little Hearts

Top Baby Buys Every Mum Should Own: My top selection of baby buys I recommend after Mothering 6 children!

You can also find Jody on Facebook


Sally-Ann Brown: Toddlers on Tour

The Spectacle that is FantaSea: The FantaSea Show in Phuket is a performance the entire family (from toddlers and children to grandparents) can enjoy.

You can also find Sally-Ann on Twitter and Facebook


Shelley Marsh: Money Mummy

Why Money Is Just As Important As Sex (When Talking To Your Children): We all expect to have the sex talk with our kids, but why don’t we talk about money?

You can also find Shelley on Twitter and Facebook


Kristyn: MummyK

Losing weight is hard to do: The reality of trying to lose weight. Like finishing half a dozen Ferrero Rocher in the middle of Zumba. Still, the Before and After shot looks mighty fine!

You can also find Kristyn on Twitter and Facebook


Janine Ripper: Reflections from a Redhead

Who loves short shorts?: Whatever happened to sensible hemlines?

You can also find Janine on Twitter and Facebook


Rachel: The Very Inappropriate Blog

I’m not here: In which Maslow helps me with my needs, including bacon, sleep and blogging.

You can also find Rachel on Twitter and Facebook


Lucy: Bake Play Smile

Banana and Raspberry Cake with Passionfruit Cream Cheese Frosting!: This banana cake is a perfect way to use up ripe bananas. The raspberries really give a pop of fresh flavour! Top it all off with some gooey delicious passionfruit cream cheese frosting!

You can also find Lucy on Twitter and Facebook


Danya: Danya Banya

DIY Rain Sticks: An easy (and frugal) tutorial for making DIY Rain Sticks with your toddler or preschooler. You can have your very own loungeroom rain dance afterwards!

You can also find Danya on Twitter and Facebook


Carolyn Tate: Champagne Cartel

Taking great photos on your phone: it’s a snap!: Quick and easy tips for using your point and shoot phone to create amazing photos.

You can also find Carolyn on Twitter and Facebook


Linda Anderson: Mums on the Go

The unexpected emotions about climbing Mount Kinabalu: After preparing physically to climb Mount Kinabalu (Borneo) for 10 weeks I was caught by surprise at the last minute by overwhelming emotions about leaving my children.

You can also find Linda on Twitter and Facebook


Daniela Celegon: Cakes and Capers

Stuffed Artichokes: Want to try something different? Get out of your comfort zone? Why not give these Stuffed Artichokes a go?

You can also find Daniela on Twitter and Facebook


Bec: Mumma Tells

Beyond Blood: Father. Dad. Not one and the same. When Father’s Day is about more than blood.

You can also find Bec on Twitter and Facebook


Sam Stone: A Life on Venus

Caught catastrophising….again: Whenever my Hubby is late home from work my mind goes into overdrive and not in a good way.

You can also find Sam on Twitter and Facebook

Emily Toxward: Have a Laugh on Me

The phone call that put things in to perspective at ProBlogger: Perspective is…arriving at ProBlogger pumped and then getting a phone call 15 minutes in to the first session telling me that my dad had had a heart attack.

You can also find Emily on Twitter and Facebook


Heather: Adrian and Heather Cooper

How to Turn Your Life Around Virtually Overnight: YOU can make a substantial difference to the way you live your life and it doesn’t cost a cent, doesn’t take much time, and doesn’t even require any sacrifices.

You can also find Heather on Facebook


Alli: Girl in the PJs

Washing Up: A short, sweet post on how to entertain a toddler.

You can also find Alli on Twitter


Shari: GoodFoodWeek

Mummy Guilt: Being a mummy is hard – and it’s even harder when we put mummy guilt on ourselves.

You can also find Shari on Twitter


Dani Netherclift: Sand Has No Home

Drowning Does Not Look Like Drowning: Referencing Mario Vittone’s article of the same name, this post reinforces what he says with a partial account of my witnessing of the drowning deaths of my father and brother.

You can also find Dani on Twitter and Facebook


Georgia: Parental Parody

A Holiday Full of Firsts: The post where I regale you with the awesomeness that was my recent child-free holiday. Includes bragging about my Bear Grylls style bravery, discovering (and claiming) the next Miss Universe, and how I am apparently HUGE in Korea.

You can also find Georgia on Twitter and Facebook


Jo Castro: ZigaZag

Top 15 Amazing Things to do in Broome, North West Australia: Broome in North West Australia is like another country; remote, tropical and unique. It’s surrounded by turquoise sea and rusty outback. Here are 15 Amazing Things to Do.

You can also find Jo on Twitter and Facebook


Johanna Castro: LifestyleFifty

Problogger Event and The Meaning of Life: The 2013 Problogger Event in Queensland Australia was a mine of wisdom and advice for bloggers. But it wasn’t all about blogging. Some of these insightful quotes apply just as meaningfully to life as well. I hope you agree.

You can also find Johanna on Twitter and Facebook


Sheridan: Me and My Ready Made Family

Refashion! Swing Shirt by Oobi: Check out this refashion of an Oobi playsuit I did for a friends little girl. I turned it into an adorable swing shirt. (If you haven’t checked out Oobi get onto their online store!!)

You can also find Sheridan on Twitter and Facebook

Dida Sundet: Adventures in Jedi

Unbroken – How motherhood is keeping me centered:

An open letter to my son from the other side of darkness. How one little person helps keep my depression at bay.

You can also find Dida on Facebook

I hope you enjoy reading the great posts on offer this month.  Please feel free to share the post around!

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