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July 13, 2020

Have you ever noticed how children always play barefoot?Have you witnessed the desperate need to rip their shoes off before they even attempt playing. In most cases play is just not possible with shoes on. I have found this to be true of almost all the children at the...

June 26, 2020

We have all heard the saying ‘practice makes perfect’ or as we say in our house ‘practice makes progress’. Repetition is an incredibly important component of your child’s learning.

It is how they internalize concepts and it strengthens the connections in the brain that...

May 11, 2020

Due to COVID-19 and the fact that my children and husband are asthmatics, we have made the decision to homeschool our children once more. 

Who knows how long this will go on for, but we will be homeschooling until the end of 2020 at the very least. We will miss our...

March 23, 2020

Under a self imposed quarantine, we have decided to make a list of fun activities we will be attempting over the next couple weeks.

1. Homemade play dough

2. Obstacle course

3. Water balloon fight

4. Wash the car

5. Paint outdoors

6. Make brownies 

7. Camp out in the lounge


February 27, 2020

I am so excited to launch Lunchies: lunchbox notes for boys and girls! As I mentioned on my instagram account, I always love letting my children know how much I love and care for them. Sending them off to school with a little extra love in the form of a little note tuc...

December 10, 2019

Welcome back! I say to myself! I have spent the past year studying and completing my practical hours at various Montessori schools, in the hopes of being a qualified Montessori directress this January (fingers and toes crossed).

As everyone knows it has b...

July 18, 2019

As the kids get older I’m surprised at how they really have become their own little people; with their own lives, schedules and things they want to do. It seems quite obvious, I suppose, but I didn’t expect it would happen so quickly.  

I remember how I used to have to...

May 31, 2019

This random Selfie I took this morning is the first time in about six months that I looked in the mirror and actually felt pretty.

I’ve been struggling since having fibroids, which have now been removed, with my hormone levels. I’ve looked a mess for two years now. I’ve...

May 15, 2019

To Spank or not to spank? Is it even a question anymore? There is overwhelming evidence of both the short term and long term negative effects of spanking children. The Latin root of discipline means "to teach," while the Latin root of punishment means "to inflict pain....

April 26, 2019

I read an interesting article the other day about the importance of friendships as we get older. The article said that we should be placing more effort and energy into our relationship with our spouse and friends because ‘our children will grow up and our parents will...

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