Valentine’s Day is a day filled with love, romance, joy, chocolate and wine isn’t it? Well, er, nope, not when you have kids. I’ve got two active boys, a 7-year-old and a 5-year-old and I’ve been married 10 years in October – sheesh. Find out how we keep it real!
This week my husband has gone back to work, I am back to working part-time, but the kids are still on holiday for another month! Aggghh! Are you struggling for ideas? You’ll need our kiwi fun summer bucket list!
It’s been a few years since we were feeding babies through the night and changing hundreds of nappies, but I do remember how much extra work I had to do on Christmas Day – when really it could have been much easier and more relaxed! So, how do you survive Christmas Day with little kids? Here is what I have learned…
Christmas is only a few weeks away. You only have to go onto Facebook or Instagram to see the ‘Elf on the Shelf’ craze is still taking social-media by storm. But who is the Elf on the Shelf and do you want one in your house? I’ll tell you what I think!
This year we had a ‘Science Party’ at home for my eldest son’s 7th Birthday. I think the secret to having a great DIY birthday party is making it as much fun as possible and that means having some awesome party games! Here’s how to run an awesome science party…
What can you do in Napier with kids on a tight budget? Heaps! These school holidays I took the kids to Napier. Find out what we got up to and what we think are the best things to do with kids!
When my little monkeys were pre-schoolers they just couldn’t sit down for more than 5 minutes. This is a blog about how I persisted in taking them to story-time at the library until I lost them and lost the plot!
Last week it rained all day for 5 days in a row. I love Wellington, but last week it was miserable. The kids were bouncing off the walls, I had piles of wet stinky washing and as a parent, I was sick of getting wet on the school run. Out came the waterproof trousers and bingo I remembered why I love them!
NITS, NITS, NITS! I can hear many of you groan! I have spent every night in the bathroom looking for nits for the last 7 days and I’m losing my mind. How do you know if you have nits? What do they look like? How do you get rid of them? Check out what we did and see if you have any better ideas?!
This week my 6-year-old got ‘initiated’ into Kea Scouts. For him, and his brother it was probably one of the proudest moments of his life! Our local Scout group, here in Wellington is desperately looking for more volunteer leaders as the waiting lists are so long. Has Bear Grylls helped make Scouts cool again?