Lockdown Learnings: What I learnt in 2020

I’ll be honest here: 2020 has been a mixed year for me. While the lockdown(s) drove me a tad crazy with: Homeschooling Managing to keep this blog and my other work going amidst entertaining a bored six-year-old and providing him 47,000 snacks everyday Cooking meal…

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5 effective tips for weaning your baby

The first year of a baby’s life sees a lot of developmental changes, from that first toothless chuckle to learning to roll over then sit up and another big one – weaning! At around six months of age, it’s time to introduce solid foods to…

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The rise and fall of the Homeschooling Parent

As parents, we’ve got to make numerous decisions for and on behalf of our children, almost every day. Breast or bottle-feed? Cloth or disposable nappies? Give them a pacifier or resist? Home-school them or not? If not, which pre-school is best for their development? Which…

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A Mum’s Guide to School Birthday Parties

There are three things that will happen on a regular basis once your child starts school: The mundane school-run (which, however, can be made a wee bit entertaining with these common conversations) Dress-up days and bake days and ‘my child is ill – again!’ days…

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