School Hols Again?

Teaching kids’ stuff in the kitchen is a great activity.  Realistically it is a necessary life skill, so getting them comfortable with smaller jobs in the kitchen is a great start.  Obviously, jobs need to be age appropriate & we aren’t talking gourmet chef kinda stuff. Help out regularly with: 💡 Washing fruit and vegeContinue reading “School Hols Again?”

Scavenger Hunts

Today in the US it is national scavenger hunt day…pretty cool, huh?  These kept us entertained for hours growing up.  We loved them & they were easily added into a walks or camping trips, plus doable any time of the year, inside or out.  These can be great fun & are easily themed to suitContinue reading “Scavenger Hunts”

Easter break

For my crew, this usually involves a family catch up at some point during the break.  A cheese board is always a hit with young & old at our place.  Sadly it will be a much smaller affair this year, with in house peeps only. 🍴 Need some tips? OK, the basics – a boardContinue reading “Easter break”

Kids in the Kitchen.

Set aside some time, turn up the music & share some bonding time.  It can be fun for kids (big & little)  – it empowers them & teaches them independence. Honestly, a lot of food culture has been lost, as we don’t spend as much time in the kitchen with family.  Kids who help chooseContinue reading “Kids in the Kitchen.”

Kids & Vegies.

It is an age-old problem & it can be hard to deal with.  There have been millions of showdowns & tantrums due to vegie standoffs.  It seems even the best eaters will push the boundaries sometimes on foods they would eat yesterday but not today.  Yup, everyone has been there at some point.  Sometimes it’sContinue reading “Kids & Vegies.”

Get Moving!

Grab everyone in the family or a group of friends, get them all involved.  Combine fit & active activities for big people & little people -which everyone can enjoy & participate in.  The benefits are great – social skills (teamwork & fairness); & physical skills (co-ordination, spatial awareness & agility); plus, it burns off energyContinue reading “Get Moving!”