A change in mindset- children’s clothing swaps and buying second hand

Have you ever thought about a clothing or toy swap with other families, buying second-hand when you need something for your family such as clothes or shoes or donating items that are no longer being used? More recently we received a bag of boy clothes from one of the mums at my children’s school. Her … More A change in mindset- children’s clothing swaps and buying second hand

An afternoon of baking with my 5 year old

Yesterday afternoon my daughter made some banana and blueberry dairy and egg free muffins for her two Grandmothers for Mothers Day this Sunday. Each year we try to give something home-made or hand-made and sometimes add flowers. This year it’s an assortment of little cakes and muffins and we will be taking over some freshly made scones … More An afternoon of baking with my 5 year old

Talking to children about body safety-personal boundaries, respect and consent.

Talking to children about bodily autonomy, personal boundaries, respect and consent is so important. Helping children learn the necessary body safety skills can be empowering. There is confidence and courage to be found in knowing they control their own bodies. No Means No by Jayneen Sanders is a children’s early years picture book that teaches children about personal … More Talking to children about body safety-personal boundaries, respect and consent.

My son’s second week of Children’s House (Cycle 1)

My son has now just finished his second week in the Children’s House and I can’t believe how fast the time has gone. This week was so much better than last week as he is now happily settled in, made some new friends, adores his Directress and really loves working with the inside and outside classroom … More My son’s second week of Children’s House (Cycle 1)