Alphabet Scavenger Hunt

The good news is that it seems that we’re on track for government primary schools to open up mid-February as scheduled. Phew! We’ve been trying to get the kids used to the idea by introducing small ‘back to school’ type activities into their days to make sure that those little brains haven’t turned to complete mush after weeks of lockdown holiday.Continue Reading

“Is it Snack Time Yet?”

Endless school holidays (thanks Covid) means that it’s alwaaaays snack time… If the kids aren’t asking “Is it morning snack time yet?” repeatedly then it’s “What’s for lunch?” or “Is it afternoon snack time?”. With experience over the years, we’ve learnt that it’s a good idea to keep some healthy snacks on standby that the kids can help themselves to without having to first ask permission – snacks like apples, bananas and also a yoghurt tub a day.Continue Reading

Say These Self-Esteem Affirmations With Your Daughter PLUS Win With Dove

I recently sat in on the #DoveDayatHome online event and was reminded that as moms, we model self-confidence to our kids. They learn how to have a healthy self-esteem by seeing us embrace our bodies – the good, the freckly and the wobbly! And so, knowing this, we need to be really intentional about what we say about ourselves when their little ears are listening in.Continue Reading