Jack and Lu's is all about bringing real childhood back and reducing the clutter (and stress and financial burden) of childhood.

We passionately believe that our resources can help parents and carers, the world over, and we welcome the opportunity to help in spreading this message.

If you are interested in having me write for you, please email

Below are some examples of our recent media and guest posts.


Guest Posts / Activities

Kinderling Radio | Jumping Jacks: An indoor game that gets your kids moving

South West Mums | How to Create a Capsule Toy Box and Why You Need One

Kinderling Radio | Pantyhose Bowling: a game of balance, coordination and gross-motor skills

More to Mum | How to engage your children at home (for free) when you need to get stuff done!

Baby Berry Collective | 8 (Free) Energetic Activities to Keep Your Kids Occupied at Home During the Holidays

South West Mums | Easy Last-Minute Father's Day Ideas!

Kiddipedia | 5 Easy STEM play ideas and experiments for pre-schoolers using household items

South West Mums | Creative Rainy Day Play Ideas for Bored Kids

Baby Berry Collective | How to go on Holidays with Kids, Without Having to Pack a Million Toys

Kiddipedia | DIY Entertainment for a Good Old Fashioned Birthday Party

Kiddipedia | How to be a New-Old Fashioned Parent

Kiddipedia | Unique Gift Ideas for an Expectant or New Mum

Kiddipedia | “Less is More”; why having fewer, but better quality and adaptable toys are beneficial for your children


In the Media

 Channel 9's Today Extra | About Real Kids, Real Play

 ABC Life | The No-Tears Approach to Minimising Toy Clutter

 Maggie Dent |  Real Kids, Real Play Endorsement

 Kidspot | How to make bath paint

 Kidspot | How to make window paint

 Kidspot | How to make puffy paint

 ABC 7.30 Report  | Role of Grandparents in Childcare 

 Digital Mums Directory | 30+ Aussie Business Mums who turned their passion into profit 

Snowy River Mail Snowy River Mail | Real Kids, Real Play 


Book Reviews

Educate Empower | Real Kids, Real Play Book Review

Maggie Dent |  Real Kids, Real Play Review