March 6, 2020
Why we should all source ethical organic seeds
Sourcing the best ethical organic seeds.
Grow-your-own is becoming increasingly popular and it’s not surprising. With more people becoming eco-conscious and wanting to reduce their waste, gardening seems an obvious next step.
However, for to truly be a green garden it’s important to choose ethical and organic seeds.
There is a ...
February 23, 2020
It wasn’t long ago that I would get excited at the mere sight of anyone selling anything zero waste near me.
Don’t get me wrong…we still try to live an eco-friendly lifestyle but I’ve developed a healthy level of skepticism towards all things “zero waste”.
Reducing our waste is complicated and the fact is that living ...
February 13, 2020
Advantages of Homeschooling
There are so many advantages to homeschooling.
I’ve seen both sides.
Having worked in Education for ten years before having our first child I knew that I wanted to home educate.
I’m not going to claim that homeschooling is perfect because it doesn’t need to be.
But, it works for us and here’s why:
1. Time together
The idea ...
February 9, 2020
DIY Gift For Someone You Love
We don’t really make a big deal of Valentine’s day but I thought it would be a nice idea for the boys to make little something for their Grandparents (and me 🤣!)
It also seemed like a great way to shrink the pile of rocks and sticks that is ...
February 6, 2020
I’ve shared loads of free bullet journal printables (including a cute kids bullet journal) but if you’d prefer to make you’re own then you can download my free bullet journal blank paper with dot grids below.
Bullet journal grid paper is a great option if you want to design your own bujo ...
February 4, 2020
Find the perfect free bullet journal monthly log to suit your needs.
What Is A Bullet Journal Monthly Log?
The monthly log is a space that provides an overview for each month.
It helps you to organize events and note tasks for completion each month.
You can use the page to note important events, track habits and ...
January 30, 2020
I love spending time with my kids and as a family we’ve had our fair share of adventures.
BUT, let’s be honest, holidaying with young children can be exhausting!
Bluestone however is one of those destinations that we never want to leave.
It’s actually the first holiday we took as a family of 4 when our youngest was ...
January 21, 2020
Whenever we have a spare cardboard box in our house the boys will ask to make a post box!
So, I’ve created a really simple printable so that they can make their own envelopes, letters and stamps to post and deliver to their toys.
January 21, 2020
Introducing letters to toddlers through play is a fun way to help them begin to recognize letters.
This game is so easy to set up and is perfect if you have a wooden train set or similar.
You will need:
- Train track, road or similar.
- Letters (we used our magnetic ones)
- Tray (we used a metal baking tray)
What to ...
January 16, 2020
If you’re looking for a fun preschool writing activity then this one is great!
When I set up this Letter Excavation activity for my 2 year old, as predicted my 4 year old was desperate to join in!
So, I’d set up a different version for him so that he could practice writing simple 3 letter ...