Free Birthday Interview Printable

I love having a little sneak into my childrens minds. While their tastes seem to change ever so often, this is still a wonderful way to document their likes and dislikes for the moment. It happens to be very interesting to look at previous years and see how they have developed and changed over time. … Continue reading Free Birthday Interview Printable

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My Special Angels-The Two Noble Scribes (by Razana Noor)

  This is a beautifully written story introducing children to the Two Noble Scribes aka the Kiramin Katibin or the angels on your right and left shoulder who are responsible for writing down your deeds. It is written in rhyming verse making it very appealing and exciting to younger and older readers. The book focusses … Continue reading My Special Angels-The Two Noble Scribes (by Razana Noor)

Giving your child an allowance? Yay or Nay?

I have waited patiently to write an article on this topic. I wanted to be certain that my opinion is based on experience. At the beginning of last year we decided to start giving the kids an allowance. There were many reasons why I assumed it would be useful. Everytime we would walk into a … Continue reading Giving your child an allowance? Yay or Nay?

Things to do at home with your kiddos during the holidays…

School holidays is primarily a time for us to relax and unwind and personally i don't always feel like we need to go away to a resort or the seaside. Yes, without a doubt our seaside holidays are always a heap of fun in the sun and the breakfast buffet is always more than welcome. … Continue reading Things to do at home with your kiddos during the holidays…

List of Indoor Places to Go for Kids/Family (South Africa-Gauteng)

Looking for indoor playparks and entertainment for your kids during the school holidays and over weekends? Here is a list of some of the fun and exciting things to do this holiday: Irene Youth Theatre Pretoria.The youth theatre offers exciting live plays for kids 3 times a year. Subscribe to their mailing list for the … Continue reading List of Indoor Places to Go for Kids/Family (South Africa-Gauteng)

List of Outdoor Places to Go for Kids/Family (South Africa – Gauteng)

Are you always looking for places to take your kids over the school holidays? Or family outings for the weekend? I have compiled a list of favourite outdoor places to visit in Gauteng. The Elephant Sanctuary (R104 road) Hartebeespoort Dam. (012)258-0423 / 0833063770 Elephant Sanctuary Website Programmes:feeding, petting, touching and elephant rides into the mountain Hartebeespoort Dam … Continue reading List of Outdoor Places to Go for Kids/Family (South Africa – Gauteng)

Giant Perler Bead Fine Motor Activity

I absolutely love the creativity sparked from Perler Beads. We bought some pretty designs for my older kids. Although i found the beads to be too little in size for my toddler until i came accross what i refer to as Giant Perler Beads available from Dischem, smaller bead sets for older kids available at PerlerBeads.co.za.  I … Continue reading Giant Perler Bead Fine Motor Activity