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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Praise is a dirty word in some parenting and education circles. I understand why, and agree that hollow praise like ‘good girl’ or ‘good job’ means nothing and can interfere […]
It’s winter holidays here, that means that I need art activities that are interesting and challenging for the bigger kids, but also easy enough for Noah (four years old) to […]
Birthday week happens twice a year in our house. Once in November when our twins have their birthday, and once in June when the boys have back to back birthdays. […]
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Hi, I'm Kate.
Once I was a preschool teacher...
kids, an overgrown veggie
garden, a messy
kitchen, and an obsession with printables,
all on ten acres of weeds!
That's life on the Pickle Farm.
K.I.S.S – Keep it simple stupid! After my recent baking fails, I decided to keep it nice and simple when my kids asked me if we could bake something last […]
Ever since we set up our baker’s shop to sell our five current buns, playing shop has been big business around here. It makes me smile to see the three […]
We are taking a bit of a road trip! Yay! When you stuff four kids and two adults into a car for hours on end, you need a few distractions […]
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