August 5, 2019
Fun games to play while traveling
If you’re traveling any kind of distance (especially with kids) then it can really help to have some fun games to play in the car.
I’ve put together a list of our favorites…some from my own childhood and others that we’ve learnt from friends and fellow travelers.
I’ve compiled them all in ...
August 2, 2019
Fun games to play anywhere with anyone!
I spent my childhood living in the middle of nowhere so my sisters so we had heaps of fun games to play to keep us entertained.
I’ve compiled a mega collection of games to play and made them into free downloadable instruction booklets.
This means that they can be printed as ...
July 29, 2019
Following on from my post about how to get toddlers to eat I wanted to share with you some great healthy food toddlers will eat (or might push around their plate a little!)
It’s worth remembering that a parents role isn’t to force their toddler to eat but to choose the variety of foods that ...
July 15, 2019
Parenting a strong willed child
How do I know if my child is strong willed?
8 must read tips on how to parent a strong willed child…
Have you ever looked at other kids and wondered why they look so much “easier” to parent than your child!?
Why does my child so stubbornly refuse to leave the ...
July 4, 2019
How to plan a zero waste baby shower…
OK, zero waste baby shower might not be four words that you’d expect to hear together.
When someone says baby shower it’s easy to picture a tower of gifts, helium balloons, pink or blue confetti and excessive food.
However it is possible to throw a baby shower that’s ...
July 2, 2019
Gifts for zero waste lifestyle
I love giving zero waste Christmas gifts!
Once upon a time I bought heaps of “just for the sake of it” stocking fillers and gifts.
Partly because I felt I had to and I suppose partly because I wanted to.
Now I give gifts that reflect our zero waste lifestyle and hopefully feel as ...
June 30, 2019
For such tiny human-beings, babies are capable of creating a significant amount of landfill waste. However, as parents it is totally possible to raise a zero waste baby…it just takes a little planning.
An unbelievable 20 billion disposable diapers are added to landfills in the USA every year! That’s roughly 3.5 million tons of waste!
June 15, 2019
Fun games to play outdoors with children
We’ve compiled a list of awesome games to play outside with kids…there’s a printable version that you can download for free at the bottom of this post.
The first set need no equipment or prep time. The second set requires just a little forward planning.
Games to play outside | no ...
June 9, 2019
Over the past three years, the numbers of home-schooled children in the UK has grown substantially to an estimated 60,000 – almost double the 34,000 estimate recorded in 2015.
Is Home Education legal in the UK (England and Wales)?
Most people living in the UK has the right to ...
June 1, 2019
What is a bullet journal key?
A bullet journal key is an important page in any bullet journal.
Ryder Carroll, who created the bullet journal, uses symbols throughout his journal.
His bullet journal key is used to note further information about tasks, events etc. in a quick and effective way.
Having a bullet journal key page isn’t essential ...