9 Important Ways Sleep is Beneficial to You
Mar28

9 Important Ways Sleep is Beneficial to You

Why should we get good Sleep? From the moment our babies are born, we spend an huge amount of time looking into sleep routines, sleep training, getting our little ones to go to sleep and then to sleep through the night. We fret and grumble when we have an interrupted night. We are told to take naps if we can to bolster our sleep quota. We are hit with adverts telling us to use a special mattresses and pillows, a certain type of light...

Read More
Should Children Do Chores?
Sep28

Should Children Do Chores?

Having three children means there is always some or other household chore that needs doing. Five people in one house means there is always laundry, always vacuuming, always dishes that need sorting. Always beds that are needing to be made and bathrooms that need cleaning. I am a believer in getting children to help maintain the family home. Of course, the bulk of this falls to me as I am a work at home mom. I almost said SAHM just...

Read More
5 ways to look your age, not older!
Sep21

5 ways to look your age, not older!

Since my children are all now in school, I am starting to make improvements in areas long neglected in favour of the kids. I’m always last on my”to do” list and have decided this has to change! While being home, I have maintained only the most basic of self care routines. Just enough to fall into the “not gross” category. But, with my 40th birthday looming, my youngest finally in school full time and my...

Read More
10 things I Love, 10 things I Hate
Sep17

10 things I Love, 10 things I Hate

So I was doing a little stock take of life the other night. You know how it is, when you’re woken at 3am and suddenly your mind is whirling with arbitrary thoughts and ideas. None of which are useful in any way to you at that ungodly hour, but serve to ensure that you are awake til at least 6am. Anyway, I started thinking about stuff that makes me happy. The little things that bring me joy, even if just for a fleeting moment....

Read More
25 Fun and Easy uses for Balloons
Jun11

25 Fun and Easy uses for Balloons

Ideas for using Balloons… (other than simply blowing them up)  Here are some fun things to do with and make out of balloons. To decorate for a minion party, float yellow, latex, helium-filled balloons around your house. Using a permanent-ink marker, draw black goggles and blue overalls on each one, again resembling the minions. Draw a Minion face on a balloon using a marker pen. Children can take these home afterwards. Play...

Read More
A-Z of me!
Jun10

A-Z of me!

A little look into me and who I am… A- Abhor lazy Grammar/Spelling: I can’t stand laziness in writing. Their/ there,  your/ you’re… It’s not that difficult to use the correct one! I am surprised everyday by how many people don’t know the difference-or don’t care. Another one is using these incorrectly; ground and floor. If you are inside, it’s floor, if you are outside it’s...

Read More