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Oh wow. So the last few weeks have been a bit of a wild ride! I started drafting this post a few weeks ago and already everything has changed completely. In truth, I deliberated writing this post all as I Read more…


Ahh potty training! It feels like one of the biggest parenting milestones in the early days. It can sometimes feel like a impossible, frustrating journey but a few things have worked really well for us. As a mamma of three children and educator, hopefully I can pass on some pearls of wisdom which might just work for you too.


I confess that the term ‘school ready’ does really irk me. The pressure parents face to ensure their child can count, sing the alphabet and be fluent in a foreign language (kidding) by the time they reach reception class is pretty intense. Whilst counting to 100 is indeed impressive for a 3-4 year old, i’m more concerned with the more practical elements of being school ready. Here’s why…


I created this felt seasonal tree with the help of my eldest so that he could better understand the passing of the seasons. At the time, we were living in Australia where everything felt a little ‘topsy-turvey.’ Read on for some crafty inspiration…


There are endless benefits to exposing children to the arts. Study after study cite the positive impact that exposure to the arts has on kids: increased community and school engagement, higher literacy levels, better fine motor skills, greater empathy, just to name a few. Never once have I seen a study saying that the arts don’t benefit kids!


Whilst themes can be considered ‘naff’ to some, I actually think that acknowledging the passing of each season is a really important way of helping little ones understand the world around them. Z (now 3.8 years) has really started to Read more…


If you are short on time, or don’t want the fuss of a big set-up, this pre-writing activity is for you! It literally takes seconds to prep and clean-up.


The highchair can be a great place for busy toddlers and tabbies to focus on an activity. I’ve asked some of my favourite bloggers from around the globe to contribute to this post on their favourite highchair activities for toddlers, Read more…


Recently over on Instagram, I asked the community what questions they most need answering when it comes to organising toys in the home. I felt like some of my answers may end up too long for an Instagram story, so Read more…