Easter 2019

Hi there, This blog post is a couple of days late but I thought I would still share some photos of our Easter egg hunt. Before I get to that though, I realised that today marks 4 years of blogging! Time flies! It’s also Anzac day today in Australia. The plan was to bake some … More Easter 2019

Our school holidays so far plus a few things that we have been enjoying

Hi there, We have had a lovely school holiday break so far. We caught up with friends and family, spent some time at the beach, went to the cinemas together (saw Wonder Park), joined in some free day time children’s (mostly Art based and Easter themed) workshops and we went to a free community-based Easter … More Our school holidays so far plus a few things that we have been enjoying

A quick trip to the library for some children’s chapter books

With only a couple of days until school holidays start, I headed to the library to pick up some books. I got some gardening and cookbooks for myself and a few chapter books for my children. We will likely go again towards the end of the school holidays so they can choose their own books … More A quick trip to the library for some children’s chapter books

Book Review: Gluten-free and Vegan for the Whole Family by Jennifer Katzinger

Recently I was fortunate to get a copy of Jennifer Katzinger’s Gluten-free and Vegan for the Whole Family recipe book. Our family is not Specifically Gluten-free so cooking and baking with some of these gluten-free ingredients was rather new to me, but I am very much up for the challenge and so far have enjoyed … More Book Review: Gluten-free and Vegan for the Whole Family by Jennifer Katzinger

How we use ‘noise reduction’ headphones at home and for travel

Have you heard of noise reduction headphones for children? I first came across these when my eldest was a toddler. The idea is that these type of headphones can help to protect children’s ears by muffling out excessive noise. There are plenty of ways in which these headphones can be useful, including helping children with … More How we use ‘noise reduction’ headphones at home and for travel

Following an Interest- Knitting and Woodworking

Even though Miss 6 (soon to be Miss 7) has always been interested in knitting, more recently though, they have been doing more ‘hand work’ in her Montessori classroom, so she has been wanting to do lots more knitting at home. This term at school they have been doing Finger Knitting and French Knitting. French … More Following an Interest- Knitting and Woodworking