How Reiki can help you to be a happy healthy mumMay 19, 2017 | No comments
I’ve always been the ‘green sheep’ in my family. The one more open to natural remedies and approaches to medical and emotional stress. So, when my boy lost all of his hair (alopacia) it had a big effect on him …... Read more
Tips for a successful birthday partyMay 18, 2017 | No comments
As another year rolls around and we edge closer to my son’s birthday, I start thinking yet again about what I will do this year to help him celebrate this momentous occasion.
Children’s birthday parties are such a great way …... Read more
How to have a staycation and not break the bankDecember 12, 2016 | No comments
Many schools have now broken up for the long summer break and lots of families are already packing the cars and heading off for the holidays.
The amazing thing about New Zealand however is that you don’t actually have to …... Read more
Christmas packed lunch ideasDecember 1, 2016 | No comments
It’s Christmas…and time to go crazy with some fun packed lunch ideas for the kids.
All you need:
Some plastic christmas shapes (buy from any supermarket) to cut out sandwiches into Christmas Tree or star shapes.
And your …... Read more
The ‘Review Crew’ visit Gravity Tramp ParkNovember 9, 2016 | No comments
We are excited to be sharing our views on cool activities for kids with the ‘review crew’. Yep… these are thoughts & commentary straight from the kids (as well as some tips & insights from the parents). This is the …... Read more
Getting rid of the clutterNovember 7, 2016 | No comments
Children come with so much STUFF. When they’re little, it’s nappies and wipes and cuddly toys, when their older it’s Sylvanian Families and lego and anything small enough to choke the vacuum cleaner….
The problem is that it is so …... Read more
Too much screen timeOctober 18, 2016 | No comments
Too much screen time is a problem that every family faces nowadays. Whether we like it or not, life revolves around computers and television much more than it ever did when we were children.
Not only does it mean that …... Read more
Tips to juggle a busy life as a mumSeptember 19, 2016 | No comments
Life as a parent is busy. Whether you are working and juggling children with work, or whether you are an at-home parent, it is still busy and stressful managing people who don’t want to be managed i.e. your kids!
Sometimes …... Read more
Party EtiquetteAugust 9, 2016 | No comments
Being British, the importance of having good basic party etiquette is crucial to me.
It became even more important as I became a mum and had cause to attend and host many a child’s party and, importantly, to witness some …... Read more
The Baby Show 2016July 26, 2016 | No comments
It runs from 19-21 August at ASB Showgrounds in...Read more