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.

Making a gingerbread house – a Christmas tradition that has become a fun family activity.

Since long before I was even married I have always loved making a gingerbread house at Christmas time. When I lived at home with my parents it took ages to eat them and it almost seemed pointless to spend all that time making it with no one to eat the finished product. I can’t explain … More Making a gingerbread house – a Christmas tradition that has become a fun family activity.

Why we chose to attempt a sugar free/reduced sugar diet for our children

The more you get to know my family and I the more you will see that health, food and diet are a big part of our lives. I love food, trying new restaurants, baking, cooking etc. and have evolved over the past decade to become a person who really cares about healthy eating (largely influenced … More Why we chose to attempt a sugar free/reduced sugar diet for our children