The importance of arts and crafts

Academic institutions and families often put a lot of pressure on literacy, numeracy and science, however they are forgetting a key area of development: creative science, in other words, arts and crafts. Arts and crafts are just as important for children as doing maths or learning about science. They deservededication, exposure and commitment. Why? They […]

Make your home your sanctuary!

There is nothing I love more than walking in the door after a busy day, to my cosy and relaxing sanctuary to wind down. I believe every home needs a space that helps you to relax and zen out. It is easy to always put others before yourself, especially your children and partner, but you […]

Autism – understanding the spectrum

The word Autism gets used a lot in today’s society, but do we really understand what it is? I think it is really important to be well informed and to have a clear understanding. There is a lot of talk these days about Autism however a lot of it is a stereotype or a generalisation, […]

Routines and tricks when introducing solid food

Starting to introduce solid food is exciting and is an excellent opportunity to set up some positive mealtime routines. Mealtimes can be so much more than just eating; they are a time for communication, social skills and learning. It is important to set up routines and positive connections around mealtimes from the beginning, these tips […]

Six ways you can stimulate your kids’ imagination

Imagination is more important than you might think. Kids with a healthy imagination often view the world around them with a vivid and engaging curiosity and grow up to be creative problem-solvers who find success in their lives. Help to stimulate your child’s imagination with these six ideas below: 1. Give them options and choice […]

10 Tips to Overcome Back to School Anxiety

Anxiety on the first day of school is normal. However, there are lots of things you can do to help your child through the first day (or weeks) of school and make it as happy and smooth as possible. - Be mindful of your own emotions and language – children are excellent at picking up ...
6 Skincare hacks for mums

Do you want glowing skin without the hefty price tag? Of course you do, so here are the best (and easiest) skincare hacks. Coconut oil – once a week, take 5 minutes to cover your skin and hair with natural coconut oil. Let it soak in overnight and you will wake up with the softest ...
5 tips to implement a bedtime routine that works!

Getting enough sleep is really important for children’s development and functioning. Our bodies are mechanically wired to need sleep, while we sleep our body is busy repairing and strengthening and our brain is busy processing and sorting. One key way to help children to get enough sleep is to have a good bedtime routine. A […]