Lunchbox Inspiration, Uncategorized

Healthy Lunchbox Recipes

I am always on the look out for yummy, healthy lunchbox goodies that the kids will love. I love the idea of preparing and cooking our own foods. I have a little saying when choosing foods for my family. "Farm, not factory." I feel that encouraging our children to consider where their food comes from… Continue reading Healthy Lunchbox Recipes

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How to Make DIY Coloured Wooden Peg Dolls in Cups

Since learning about the importance of choosing toys that encourage growth rather than just entertain, I have been in love with wooden toys. A wooden toy doesn't simply just sit on the shelf. A child doesn't just sit back and watch them. Wooden toys feed a child's curiosity, fire up their imagination and engage a… Continue reading How to Make DIY Coloured Wooden Peg Dolls in Cups

Learning Through Play, Uncategorized

Three Ways To Keep Your Kids Active

Disclaimer: This is a collaborated post and may contain affiliate links. Having children can be a tough time especially as they get older and start to get more energy. It is a great idea to get your children active to help them dispell that energy and to keep them healthy in body and mind. Children… Continue reading Three Ways To Keep Your Kids Active

Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Keeping Your Skin Healthy Throughout The Seasons

Disclaimer: This is a collaborated post and may contain affiliate links Your skin is the largest organ on your body, and as it’s on the outside, open to the elements, it can be extremely vulnerable if it’s not looked after properly. Everyone’s skin is different, and our skin type can change due to changes in… Continue reading Keeping Your Skin Healthy Throughout The Seasons

Learning Through Play, Uncategorized

The Frustrations of a 2 Year Old

Have you ever had something on your mind but can’t find the words to express how you feel or what you are thinking? Frustrating wasn’t it? Welcome to the mind space of a 2 year old. At age two, your child is able to comprehend much more than they are able to communicate. Why is… Continue reading The Frustrations of a 2 Year Old

Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Boosting The Family Budget This Year And How You Can Do It

At this time of year especially, families can be putting a large focus on their finances and looking at ways to make and save some money. The festive period can traditionally be an expensive time for families, so you may be hoping to boost your savings or certainly look at ways to help pay debts… Continue reading Boosting The Family Budget This Year And How You Can Do It

Learning Through Play, Uncategorized

Keeping Safe in the Sun

Summer is here and isn't it fabulous! Gone are the chilly, dark dreary mornings of winter. Watching the sun slip up past the hills that border Perth, over the trees and stream through the windows of our living area has become one of lives little moments of bliss each morning. The kids are eager to… Continue reading Keeping Safe in the Sun

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Learn about Adding and Subtracting with Frogs in a Pond!

Learning how to count is such an important skill. We use numbers in some way or form every day. Putting our well rehearsed numbers into context will help deepen our children's understanding of their value. To do this, Miss 4 and I created our very own little game. How to Play To play the game,… Continue reading Learn about Adding and Subtracting with Frogs in a Pond!

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How to Make Crisp White Corn Flour Clay

We have done salt dough before. It is great however the brown, burnt biscuit look really isn't very appealing as a base to work with. Yes, a good coat of white paint can rectify this issue but.... what if I told you there is something else out there that is better. A substance that takes… Continue reading How to Make Crisp White Corn Flour Clay

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Play Ideas for Nature Hoarding Toddlers

Both of my girls have been, well still are, nature hoarders. They will find, pick up and cherish rocks, gumnuts, leaves, sticks, bits of mulch, snail shells, snails themselves and all sorts! My car, pram and handbag are never free of some type of organic matter of some sort and they are always so valuably… Continue reading Play Ideas for Nature Hoarding Toddlers