June 1, 2019
Free Printable Bullet Journal Calendar
Print a bullet journal calendar
I got hooked on journaling when I desperately needed some focus back in my life.
May 25, 2019
Diffusing Eucalyptus Oil
Eucalyptus Oil Diffuser Benefits and Safe Usage
Eucalyptus oil is well known for its respiratory benefits.
It can help to clear congestion, reduce mucus and open your airways.
Infact, if anyone in our family has a sniffle it’s the first thing we reach for. It never fails to make our heads feel clearer ...
May 24, 2019
How to get a child to eat when they refuse
Wondering how to get toddlers to eat?
Before I had children I naively assumed that if parents ate healthy foods then their kids would too.
Then I had Léo who, since the day he was born, has pretty much set about disproving EVERYTHING I thought I knew about ...
May 21, 2019
Free growth mindset activities for children
Growth mindset activities for kids| free 30 page printable download
Most adults have heard a child say “I just can’t do it” or “He’s cleverer than me!” in frustration.
Failure can be daunting but especially so if kids don’t understand that mistakes are essential to their learning.
But, what ...
May 18, 2019
Growth Mindset For Kids | How To Foster A Positive Attitude Towards Learning
I don’t know about you, but when I went to school, you were either smart, stupid or somewhere in between.
The belief our kids have about their intelligence and ability has more of an influence over their learning capabilities and ...
May 16, 2019
Teach a Toddler to Read
How to teach toddlers to read…
There is absolutely no expectation for a toddler to be reciting ABC’s.
Infact there is no long-term benefit to teaching a toddler to read at all.
However, incorporating literacy into toddler play is a great way to develop new skills naturally.
This fun, ‘no pressure’ approach can really help ...
May 13, 2019
Fun games to play inside with children
Every parent needs a handy list of fun games to play inside with kids (find the free printable booklet at the end of the post).
Whether you’re stuck indoors because of the weather or simply because you have little outdoor space then these indoor games are pretty much guaranteed to ...
April 30, 2019
What should we be teaching toddlers?
In this post I wanted to talk a little about things to teach toddlers.
The toddler years are an amazing time of growth both physically and intellectually.
As parents or early years educators we need to nurture our toddlers enthusiasm and desire to learn by engaging them in activities and experiences.
What do ...
April 28, 2019
Do you give your kids pocket money?
Right around age three our eldest started asking constantly (literally!) for toys.
He would ask in the car, at dinner, at bath time, bed time…the conversation would even come up when he was engrossed in an activity.
He just loves toys and loves playing with them.
As he began to ...
April 24, 2019
If you want to know how to teach toddlers and build a positive environment where they can learn and thrive then read on…
When we talk about ‘teaching’ we tend to think of more formal activities.
However, there are many organically occurring experiences that provide amazing opportunities to teach toddlers new skills.
As a preschool teacher and now ...