Tips to help your children to settle to sleep faster and stay asleep!

Lack of sleep affects children and adults in different ways, and can have a negative effect on behaviour, emotions, attention, social relationships and school or work performance. For example, your child might be moody, have trouble concentrating on school, act difficult and defiant and get run down and get sick a lot. When you as a […]

Glow Bubbles!

I will pre-position this post with the fact that this post is for the older children who will absolutely, definitely not suck in on a straw when you tell them not to, but blow out to make bubbles, my 7-year-old is totally fine with this, so was okay for this activity, however I wouldn’t offer this […]

Glowing Construction with Straws and Pipe Cleaners.

My boys are such avid, little builders, they are happiest when they are building with Lego, blocks, connecting toys or anything they can use to build structures and towers, etc.  They love being imaginative, designing, constructing and then playing imaginatively with ther=ir wonderful inventions, it allows them the freedom to use their engineering skills, logical thought, […]

Chocolate Marshmallow Spiders. Fun recipe for Halloween!

 A fun recipe and cooking activity for the kids for Halloween (or any time at all really) is to make Chocolate Spiders. They are so easy to make and so super cute! My boys loved making them AND especially loved eating them! The kids can either help you do this or they can do this all […]

Glow in the Dark Water Beads.

  Coming up to Halloween we are doing a few more Glow In The Dark Activities at our house at the moment, so I thought I would sure them with you too!!  So stay tuned for a couple more in the next week! In our house we have a thing for water beads, we love […]

Do your children always put their shoes on the wrong feet? Try this!!

A super simple idea of how to help your younger children put their shoes on the right feet is to cut a sticker in half and place half of the sticker in each shoe so that they match up like a jigsaw puzzle when you put the shoes together the right way! If they don’t match […]

Edible Glow in the Dark Spider Webs.

   We ADORE glow in the dark activities in our house, especially at Halloween time!  There is something about the “magic” glow that seems to calm my boys and they seem to suddenly play quietly as they seem so in awe of it all, so I find it is a good activity to do after […]

Glow in the Dark Edible Jelly Eyeballs!

             Halloween is such a fun time to make edible food, especially glow in the dark edible food!!! I decided I wanted to try to make glow in the dark edible jelly/jello eyeballs as a fun activity for the boys. I made these as more of a fun sensory activity that were okay to be […]

Milk Coconut Balls.

My beautiful friend Priya deserves all the credit for this recipe, she gifted it to me years ago and it has been a solid favourite in our house EVER SINCE!! It is a fantastic, easy recipe to make with the kids to give them a huge calcium, protein boost with the goodness of milk and amazing coconut! […]