Background When energy levels are low, jobs are piling up and crankiness is rearing it’s head (mainly mine 😬), I try and sneak a bit of extra kindness into the house. Well sometimes I try and sneak in dairy milk actually, or off for a bath or meltdown. […]
Introduction As energy levels drop I often think about feelings and how I can help my three identify them and respond to them. I want them to greet them, be patient with them and be confident in finding their way back to their happy place (if they’re not […]
Refined Sugar Free! Interested in what happens if you swap butter and sugar for almonds, apple, maple syrup and coconut oil. Check out the yummy results here!
Introduction Borax Free Slime! Or slimey putty perhaps! The slime connoisseurs among you (or among your children anyway!) may argue that this is not quite slimey enough! But it’s pretty close and it doesn’t require Borax and/or Boric Acid which has had quite a bit of bad press […]
Introduction; Developing a positive sense of self Developing a positive sense of self is so important for children’s happiness and self esteem. The boys have been doing some work on values at school and I want to tap into their evident enthusiasm (my biggest brought home his work […]
Introduction A refined sugar free Victoria Sandwich has to be a good thing surely? I may already have told you that I think Mary Berry is fab; indeed you may have tried my sugar swapped Mary Berry biscuits. This fabness coupled with the boys’ current Victoria Sandwich obsession, […]
12 ways to positively and happily redirect your children.
“I’m sure it won’t be what we think?” Eh??? We??? That was my (cheeky) friend’s take on our holiday! 🤷♀️💁🏻♀️😳 She never did say what “we” think!!! Tbf I probably have had similar ideas to the ones she was alluding to; we all watched Hi-de-hi afterall! But we’ve […]
The Potato A post written about 3/4 years ago when my boys were both babies 👶 👶❤️❤️ I wasn’t sure why everyone was smiling so much at Middlest as I pushed him around the supermarket. Obviously I think he is cute but people seemed instantly taken with him. […]
A fun talking activity for children to help you find out all about their day!