Wednesday, January 7

Digital Parents Blog Carnival - December 2014

Well hello and welcome to my very first post for the new year! 



It is with great pleasure that I bring you a selection of some the Digital Parent Members favourite posts from the month of December. Since I am still a bit stuck in holiday mode this seemed like a brilliant way for me to kick off my blogging mojo for 2015.

So without any further ado I give to you the greatest hits from the Australian blogosphere from December 2014. Grab a cuppa, put your feet up and enjoy the reading.

Lydia at Where the Wild Things Were wrote Good for her, not me!
A suggestion on how women can be more supportive of each other and lesson the divide on parenting issues
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Anger is a normal emotion to go through, but when your a child or parent it can be hard for all involved. Here are 5 tips to help your child manage their rage outbursts.
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The easy gift gift for a new Mumma. No toys, baby clothing included. Things that she really needs in the first few weeks of motherhood.
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Living in Hobart we are blessed to spend quality family time on the water. Our children are growing up with salt in their hair and boating in their hearts. Hobart welcomed the winning fleet of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race in a spectacular finish on a gorgeous Tasmanian summer day.
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Monique at Your Cheeky Monkey wrote Hilarious things kids ask Santa for
Having a giggle about the crazy things kids ask Santa for sometimes
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Holly at Simplify Create Inspire wrote Make 2015 Your Year of Change
Join the Simplify My Life year long challenge to get the life you want in 2015 - declutter, organise and simplify from top to bottom.
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Alison at Talking Frankly wrote On the eve of my 40th birthday

I was just about to turn 40 and so I loved myself stupid for a whole blog post
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Graeme from Sustaining Community wrote Some definitions of family
We all know what a family is, right? But as this post shows, it’s actually a very hard word to define. How would you define family?
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Shereen at Starring Maya wrote An Indian Italian Muslim Catholic Christmas
Christmas with an Indian mummy who grew up muslim, a papa who is catholic Italian and thier little girl who is a delicious mix of both!
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Kylie at A Study in Contradictions wrote Waiting for Godot
For me, this picture makes me wonder what they are doing, what they have been doing. It makes me ask questions about the two people, one small, one big. It doesn't give any answers, but lets the viewer speculate about what has been, what could be. That is my ultimate goal in photography. To have the viewer asking questions, thinking, wondering.
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Tash at Gift Grapevine wrote What made me happy in 2014?
My 2014 round up - what made me happy this year? From bloggy stuff to toddler tornadoes, music and Tom Selleck. It's all here!
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Rebecca at History of Parenting wrote 6 outrageous myths of modern parenting
Modern parenting is the only 'right' way to parent, right? Wrong. Let's bust a few of these myths, shall we?
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Dear me,
RE: Your new name
It is with pleasure that I write to inform you that in approximately x weeks’ time, you will formally receive the title of ‘Mum’...
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Lisa at Write Like You Mean it wrote 2014 Wrap Post
My wrap post of 2014 inspired by questions Robyn of Mrs D plus 3 blog shared on her blog recently. 2014 was a year of many adventures and lovely moments and I shared them all in this December wrap up.
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Francesca at Francesca Writes Here wrote My Family Navtivity Scene Has Found a New Home
The nativity scene, hand crafted by Francesca's grandmother around forty years ago, is now being enjoyed by its fourth generation
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Stepping out of your comfort zone is so important and recently I did exactly that when I experienced my first game of paintball. Definitely something I wouldn't normally do!!
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I made these little treasures in the lead up to Christmas, I think they are appropriate to enjoy at any time of year. Easy and so delicious! They are trending extremely popular on the Blog!
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Pot plants are one of the lamest gifts you can give; "NOT DAD ENOUGH"! So we're showing you how to turn them into an awesome Super Mario Bros Piranha Plant.
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Basically it is a shot of coffee which gives you energy (caffeine) and good fats (Coconut oil) and Butter to help make you feel full. Is this the new weight-loss magic pill?
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A reminder when it all gets to be too much, to just breathe. Also sharing some of my highlights from the year.
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I love the fact that my daughter's favourite singer is Taylor Swift. I’m glad she has found a pop idol who is so grounded and represents a good role model for young girls.
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And from yours truly, Rhianna at A Parenting LifeThe bumpiest road. Ever
Sharing another tale from #ouradventureofalifetime.
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