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  • Making a beach trip with the kids a breeze

    Heading to the beach is always at the top of my family’s summer to-do list. But sometimes organising all of the right equipment, food and small people can take a fair bit of preparation and patience.  

    I’ve shared beach times with my family while living in Singapore, Thailand and now Australia, so I feel like I’ve got beach prep down to a fine art – here are some of my favourite tips to make sure beach time equals fun time.

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  • 5 Tips to stay healthy these holidays from Medicine & culinary nutritionist for over 15 years

    Karin G. Reiter is wellness warrior, passionate foodie, environmental enthusiast, mama of two who has been working as a functional medicine & culinary nutritionist for over 15 years. Previously practicing in Sydney, Hong Kong, Singapore and now based in Israel. We are so excited to share with... View Post
  • Christmas Gift Ideas and Quiz to determine what type of gift-giver you are.


    You’ve got your own style, even when it comes to buying gifts. Are you a long-term planner, or a last-minute grabber? Do you love the thrill of finding that perfect individual gift or do your eyes glaze over after five minutes of scrolling through options?

    At Upper Notch Club, we know you’re all different. So we’ve made it easy to buy for your special somebodies with this handy guide to buying according to your personality and values.

    Take a look at our gift-giving personality types below…which one are you?

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  • Simple Self-care Ideas for busy parents

    Simple Self-care tips for exhausted parents

    October is Emotional Wellness Month. And in a year that has brought its own set of unique challenges, it’s probably more important than ever that we take some time to check in on ourselves.

    For months everyone has been carrying an extra load brought on by this global pandemic, and some days it’s easy to forget to be kind to yourself.

    Being surrounded by a great online community of wise and wonderful people, I asked them the simple question “What does self-care mean to you?”.

    The answers were varied, but the overall theme was clear. Taking care of yourself isn’t about expensive things or making an appointment. It’s about finding moments of calm, and making yourself a priority.

    Here are some of the gems that my awesome gang shared. (And, if you’re anything like me, you’ll schedule in a few of these right away…)

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  • What to do with the kids at home?

    We put our minds together with 10 creative Mummy bloggers to bring you this awesome activity kit packed with simple and fun ideas. 

    Click here to download our FREE 10 Creative activities with detailed instructions and images, approved and created by Mums to keep the kids busy with fun interactive activities.

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  • Simple Steps to Reduce Plastic Use

    Plastic Free July Ideas. What can we do today to reduce consumption of Plastic? With 8 millions tons of plastic ending up in our oceans every year, we believe it's important for everyone to do what they can to make their impact on the planet smaller. So to support the Plastic Free July global ini... View Post