Happy New Year! Reflecting on 2018 and Intentions for the New Year

Happy New Year! Funny enough, I wrote this post on New Years Eve, but forgot to publish it. We had a quiet day yesterday and ended up sharing a nice platter of food in the evening and listened to some good music. My kiddos went to bed closer to 9.30 pm, which is very late … More Happy New Year! Reflecting on 2018 and Intentions for the New Year

Christmas 2018- (Nature scavenger hunt and aiming for less waste)

I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas! We had several family catch ups and most recently ‘yesterday’ we had most of my husbands side of the family over for lunch plus a lovely family visiting from Papua New Guinea. We managed to borrow what we didn’t have including this larger children’s table to cater for … More Christmas 2018- (Nature scavenger hunt and aiming for less waste)

A catch up of our week- now on Christmas school holidays break

School holidays has officially started for us (last day of school was last Thursday) and we have over the past few days just spent time together, mostly just relaxing. We went for a swim, did some Christmas craft (at home and at a free children’s Christmas workshop), watched a Christmas family movie and my son … More A catch up of our week- now on Christmas school holidays break

How we can help support our children’s reading at home (notes from a Montessori info talk)

I wasn’t able to personally attend a recent talk on ‘Reading Skill Development’ and how as parents we can help support our children at home, but I was able to get access to some notes that I wanted to share with you. Some things to consider when helping support your child’s reading at home- Notes … More How we can help support our children’s reading at home (notes from a Montessori info talk)