Parenting, Toddler life

Avoiding Entitlement in Children – Discovering Responsibility Through Chores

Entitlement – It’s a word that can send shivers down my spine, and something I’m petrified of creating in my children. According to my husband I have already lost that battle and cave at my children’s every whim. If they grow up with a sense of entitlement, thinking the world owes them something, then I’m… Read More Avoiding Entitlement in Children – Discovering Responsibility Through Chores

Motherhood, Parenting, Toddler life

Blaze and The Monster Machines: how simple toys and TV shows can spark creativity and imagination

We all know we should be limiting screen time for our kids…. right? Well I will be the FIRST to admit there are certain times in the day where TV is my LIFESAVER, and I am not afraid to say it. Yes I try to “limit” their screen time, but I also need my sanity.… Read More Blaze and The Monster Machines: how simple toys and TV shows can spark creativity and imagination

Recipe's, Toddler life

Picky eaters – 6 hidden vegetable meals to put your mind at ease

Lets talk about picky eaters, because I know, at some point it is something every single mum will experience. Up until a couple of months ago I would have said my boys were pretty good eaters, in fact, I was confident that they were eating a good, balanced diet. Aadam loves his “mealies”, broccoli, raw… Read More Picky eaters – 6 hidden vegetable meals to put your mind at ease

Activities for Kids, Parenting, Toddler life

Keeping little ones entertained in Johannesburg – my favourites list

I keep getting people asking me for tips on where to go and what to do with their kids. I’ve been trying to sit down and write a list for a while now but as any multi-tasking, working mum would know every day seems to escape me and my to do list just keeps getting… Read More Keeping little ones entertained in Johannesburg – my favourites list