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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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…

Indoor Swing for Babies and Toddlers

I felt the need to share this indoor swing idea with the mums out there who also experience their little ones constantly wanting to be carried. When no other activity seemed to draw her attention i would put her in the swing. We installed this one when my little one was 9 months old. She … Continue reading Indoor Swing for Babies and Toddlers

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)

Baby On-the-Go Family Album 0-2 yrs

I made this sweet little baby family photo album when my now toddler was around 11 months old. She was absolutely fascinated to see pictures of herself. In fact she was simply fascinated to see pictures of all of us. To make one of these (and i promise it is worth it) you will need: … Continue reading Baby On-the-Go Family Album 0-2 yrs

Chinese Stirfry and Noodles

Ingredients: Crunchy stifry mix from Woolworths (Or u can julienne the following vegetables: red onion, cabbage, spinach, red pepper, carrots and add in aome tenderstem baby broccoli) Egg noodles (ready and refridgerated or prepacked both from Woolworths) Coarse sea salt in a grinder While black peppercorns in a grinder Soya sauce Sweet indonesian stirfry soya … Continue reading Chinese Stirfry and Noodles

School Lunch Organiser

School Lunch Organiser How do you plan your kids school lunches? Is it impromptu, planned a day in advance? A week? Or monthly? Ive put up a wipe-clean board for each school-going child on my fridge with a list of their preferences: main, fruit and snack. Under each ive written in what they like and … Continue reading School Lunch Organiser