competition, Reviews, Toddler life

Imagination Play, The Magic of Dolls – Win with Shimmer and Shine

If you have been following my blog for a while you probably would have picked up that I’m a bit of a fan of “Imagination Play”. Good old acting, letting the boys immerse themselves and act out experiences they may have had or dreams they want to pursue. I read somewhere that imagination really develops… Read More Imagination Play, The Magic of Dolls – Win with Shimmer and Shine

Activities for Kids, Toddler life

10 “At Home” Activities For Kids To Do During The Holidays

Previously holiday breaks during the school term were never a big thing, because I worked from home and had my mornings free, it meant that I was on hand to entertain the kids. We would adventure, we would play, we would explore. Fast-forward a few years and now I’m not at home, I’m in an… Read More 10 “At Home” Activities For Kids To Do During The Holidays

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