I have been overwhelmed by ‘Mom Guilt’ with Mila (my second born – 1 years old). Not the odd bad day where you feel like you could have done better… proper full on –bringing you to the brink of tears- guilty feelings. I have had more guilt in the past year than I have had … More Just take a minute to roll the ball.
Lockdown has meant that interaction with extended family has been limited to video calls and various other electronic forms of communication. This may be the norm for some but not for others.
Week one of lockdown was brutal but week two seemed quite lovely actually. I let go of a lot of things (laundry doesn’t have to be done daily and who cares if the floors are a bit dirty – as long as there is nothing choking-size lying around). At the end of week two our … More Lockdown has continued to be a myriad of emotions and a contrast between keeping super busy and lazing around all day in pj’s doing nothing… here is what we have been up to.
We all have such important roles to play in the family unit. How we play our role determines the overall feeling and dynamics of the family. It is so easy for children (of any age) to feel as though their role is less important as the adults in the house. This may stem from certain … More Thank you for teaching me …
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).