Lockdown time …

As South Africa prepares for lockdown there are a few things in the forefront of my mind, not the least of which is keeping my family safe, healthy, sane and occupied. Here are some of my thoughts on a few things that may be on your mind too. Also an update on a few of … More Lockdown time …

COVID-19 – the buzz word of the moment. What changes have you made in your house during this time when our whole world is changing.

All day every day for a while now (varied amounts of time depending on where you live) we have all been reading real and fake news about COVID-19/corona virus. We have shared memes and health tips and all felt the full range of emotions.

Magic pictures

I love this activity because it is easy to set up, fun and allows us a chance to be outdoors on a hot day (I generally like to do messier activities and all painting outdoors so that the post activity clean-up is easier).

A quick, easy, anytime activity to ignite your child’s imagination, creation and planning skills.

I have an extremely talented friend. OK, if I’m going to be honest I have a few really clever, inspiring friends. Today I am going to focus on one of them. Basically she is resourceful, patient, honest, kind and one of the most incredible and self-sacrificing mommies I have ever seen. She moved to France … More A quick, easy, anytime activity to ignite your child’s imagination, creation and planning skills.

One of the most important things we can give our children is love.

Over the years, as a teacher, when parents have asked me what the one thing they can do to help their child is… it primarily comes down to love.  Yes, there are most definitely therapies and interventions needed for many children, as well as the basic day to day physical needs of each person, but … More One of the most important things we can give our children is love.