How Being Not Quite Perfect Makes you A Good Parent

September 18, 2014
How Being Not Quite Perfect Makes you A Good Parent

In a perfect world my house would be neat and clean, no one would leave shoes in the middle of the hall or wet towels on the couch. My children’s […]

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Gardening and Growing Play Dough Mats – Free Printable!

September 16, 2014
Gardening and Growing Play Dough Mats - Free Printable!

I would have liked to get out into the garden today… but it has been rainy and cold here, and the veggie garden is a muddy mess. So we made […]

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Kid-made Chilli

September 15, 2014
Kid-made Chilli

This year my big kids and I have been working on expanding their cooking repertoire. They are fabulous at helping me in the kitchen, and we are beginning to build […]

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Catching Tadpoles, Rain, Lovely Links and a Castle Deal!

September 12, 2014
Catching Tadpoles, Rain, Lovely Links and a Castle Deal!

Last weekend we made fishing nets from old ballet tights, put on our gumboots, and played in the dam all day. We caught tadpoles and collected frog’s eggs in the […]

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Feeling Lucky.

September 11, 2014
Feeling Lucky.

We visit our local children’s hospital for appointments every now and then…and every time I am struck by how lucky we are. Each time we go, we stop and look […]

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Four Easy Art Activities For Kids

September 9, 2014
Four Easy Art Activities For Kids

I often get comments and emails from peope asking how they can do art activities work for their kids when they are not ‘arty’, are already super busy, and just […]

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