I read it on one of my favourite parenting blogs, Parenting Passageway, and I’ve been pondering the idea ever since. I talk quite a bit. I spend a good deal of my day talking to (at?) my kids, trying to get them to listen and understand. I try to explain things in some vain attempt […]
Our three and a half year old boy loves to count. He counts everything and anything that has numbers in it, on it, or part of it is definitely his ‘favourite’ at the moment. He also likes green. Combine numbers, counting and green things I’m suddenly the ‘best Mum ever!’ Since I am working towards […]
When I posted my monthly menu plan printable last week I got such a great response. Who would have thought a few lines and some pretty colours could make so many of us happy and just a little more organised! But many of you told me that you shopped or planned on a weekly or […]
I went to the shops almost every day last week. I hate that. It means that I spend more money than I should, not to mention the waste of time and petrol because our ‘local shops’ aren’t actually that close. It happened because of a combination of things but mostly because I was disorganised. We […]
Every Christmas I think about making our own gift tags, to print and put on gifts, and every year I end up writing the names on our gifts in black marker. But not this year! This year I whipped up a set of gift tags using my Raining Deers digital scrapbooking kit. They aren’t super […]
I had grand plans to make a rainbow cake a little like this one… but then sanity prevailed for a moment and I knew I’d never manage it with all the other party things I had going on. So we settled for chocolate, choc chip cup cakes with icing and rainbow sprinkles, and to make […]
Of course my girls wanted to decorate crowns.. ahem… I mean, tiaras, at their recent birthday party. I had plans to take the easy way out and buy pre-cut paper crowns… ahem… I mean, tiaras, at the local art shop, but they were all out and so was every other shop I tried. I checked […]
Some days I need a little reminder to ‘be wonderful‘ so I’m printing this out to stick on my fridge… If you’d like your own copy, just click on the image to download it as am A4 pdf document.