Separation anxiety?? Try This!! Plus: The Grateful Mummy Book Club Review: “The Kissing Hand” to help with Separation Anxiety!

   When your child is super-clingy or has been experiencing separation anxiety, try this!! Cling to your child, being super-exaggerated and silly. “I know you want me to let go so you can go play, but I NEED you! I only want to be with you. PLEASE be with me now?” Keep holding your child’s […]

More Tips for Worn Out Mums: Part 2.

I have been sick in and out of hospital for the last week, so have struggled a bit to get through everything and to deal with family life in general, so I felt a few more tips for Worn Out Mums were in order!! Here they are!! *  Try to stay calm and not make […]

Chicken Noodle Soup. More than just for the soul!!

Click the  link below to get your free printable Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe: Chicken Noodle Soup In my recent post about ways to avoid colds and flu and to help you recover sooner if you are unwell, I mentioned how there is evidence to suggest that chicken soup actually does assist you to recover from colds and […]

Is your child going through a whining stage? Try this!!!!

Is your child going through a whining stage? Try this!!!! “When your child goes through a stage of whining a lot, remember that whining is an expression of powerlessness. Refusing to “hear” until they use a “big kid” voice further invalidates them. But of course you don’t want to reward whining by “giving in” to […]

The Grateful Mummy’s Top Educational iPad Applications: Mathematics.

Top iPad Maths Applications: Look out for my top two favourites below:  The Bugs applications as seen below and the IXL Math Practice Subscription App as seen toward the bottom, they are seriously unbelievably fantastic!  The Bugs apps are more basic skills, but intelligently work up to where your child’s level is and will then stop when […]

Natural Ways to help stay healthy in Winter and ease the effects of colds and flu. A MUST READ!! These REALLY do help!!

I will admit it, I didn’t always believe what my beautiful mother told me when I was little, I couldn’t see the correlation between cold air and me catching a cold, I couldn’t see how putting my socks on could help me from getting a cold and I certainly didn’t see how using Vicks Vaporub […]

Rainbow Jelly!

I love doing fun activities with my kids, yes I will admit it, I am a try-hard, but unsuccessful,  Pinterest mummy, like most of us, I just struggle to find the time to do fancy shmancy activities with my children as much as I would like and that’s okay.  When I do them, I give myself a […]

Children arguing a lot lately? Try this!!

Do you have stages in your home where your children seem to be arguing with each other a lot? Try this next time and see if it helps switch your children “switch” back to being more light-hearted? Doing this worked for us and made us all giggle, reconnect and bond again, instead of losing our […]

The Grateful Mummy Book Club: “Unstoppable Me!” By Dr. Wayne W. Dyer.

Book Review:  Book:  “Unstoppable Me!” Author:  Dr. Wayne W. Dyer Rating:  4 out of 5 Grateful Mummy Hearts. Hard Cover Book. 32 pages. Mostly suitable for children aged 5-9. Dr. Wayne Dyer’s book “Unstoppable Me!” expresses his positive affirmations for children. In this book he does a magnificent job of teaching children how to maintain the […]

Banana Bread Muffins.

    These are so, so, so good, they are  light and fluffy, sweet – but not too sweet, and the perfect size for lunch boxes or that afternoon slump when you need a snack or a little boost!! Click to get your Free Printable Recipe Here:  Best Ever Banana Bread Muffins Best Ever Banana Bread […]