‘Tis the season, people! Time to get that tree out and decorate it all just so. Ah, Christmas joy! Until… here comes the toddler! Yep, having a little person around (or three, in my case) means those wonderfully placed decorations are unlikely to stay “just so” for very long, are they. However you choose navigate this… Read More Stress-Free Christmas Decorating with Kids
In my last post, I wrote about preparing for a home birth. I left that post being taken straight back to feeling heavily pregnant – 38 weeks and awaiting baby’s arrival. I remember feeling hot, uncomfortable, and hoping beyond all hopes that she would come early! Her official “due date” was 28 December, but I was… Read More A Home Birth Story – part two: baby’s arrival
This time last year I was pregnant with our little girl, our third baby, and planning where her place of birth was to be. With it being Home Birth Awareness Week this week I thought I would share her birth story. I had many conversations with other parents about home birth in the lead up… Read More A Home Birth Story – part one: preparation.
I’m a huge fan of podcasts over here. I first discovered them a couple of years ago, when a friend of mine put me onto them. At the time, she said to me something along the lines of “sometimes it can get lonely when you’re at home with kids“. She was a bit further down… Read More Pushing Play on Podcasts: a great parenting resource and sanity saver.
Do you have little people in your house who are car racing crazy? Then I want to introduce to you the BluTrack Racetrack. My clever sister-in-law gifted this to us for Christmas last year, and it’s been an absolute hit with our two eldest kids (who are aged 4 and 3 years old). We’ve used it… Read More Blutrack Review – award winning STEM toy
Things have been a bit quiet over here in blog-land… we had a family holiday and I took a little break from all things social media related. There’s a few posts that I’m working on but one thing that’s been mulling over in my mind is about the reason why I started to blog. And… Read More What do Occupational Therapists Actually DO? (and why I blog…)
OK readers, this is actually my last tip in my Winter Survival Series. I did wonder whether to bother posting this, seeing as Winter is almost over (hooray!) but then I remembered that I live almost at the bottom of the world, and often the cold rainy days can streeeeetch their fingers into Spring as well.… Read More Five Active Indoor Play Ideas