Finding Little Moments to Breathe – Micro Me Time for Parents.

July 17, 2014
Finding Little Moments to Breathe - Micro Me Time for Parents.

I was beginning to notice the undercurrent of crankiness. Every little thing they did was driving me nuts. I was slamming and clanking my way through dinner prep, with that […]

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Exploring and Creating with Coloured Glue

July 15, 2014
Exploring and Creating with Coloured Glue

Sometimes art is all about getting stuff onto paper, and getting sticky and messy as you go. That is what our art looked like this morning when I gathered the […]

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Rhubarb Jam

July 14, 2014
Rhubarb Jam

Toast with jam. My girl can eat four slices of toast with jam for breakfast… and another four for lunch given have a chance. She loves toast with jam. There […]

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25 Alternatives to “Good Job”

July 10, 2014
25 Alternatives to "Good Job"

Last week I shared some thoughts on praise and manipulation. In that post I shared some brutal truths about how I parent, and some ideas about how I would like […]

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How to Make a Simple Animation.

July 9, 2014
How to Make a Simple Animation.

My kids are a little bit movie and animation crazy at the moment. It is Izzy’s goal in life to watch ever Tim Burton film ever made, and Zoe is […]

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Five Favourite Family Movies and Five Favourite Movie Snacks

July 7, 2014
Five Favourite Family Movies and Five Favourite Movie Snacks

School holidays means that I don’t have to drag everyone out of bed in the mornings. It means no school lunches to make. It also means lazy afternoons, lots of […]

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