Valentine’s Day Crafts: True Love Toddler Art


As some of you may know, Master Two loves to paint. Thank goodness his painting skills have somewhat improved since this photo was taken! Last week he experimented with various tools and textures to paint with and had a great time. I thought it would be nice to follow up his textured painting experience with his […]

Valentine’s Day Crafts: Love Heart Bunting

Valentine's Day Crafts l Love Heart Bunting

Valentine’s Day has never been a big thing in my household. Well, speaking from my husband’s perspective that is. He believes it is too commercialised (which it is) and this takes away from the sentiment of the day. I must admit, he may not be the most romantic person but he does try. A few […]

Using Textures to Paint with Toddlers

Using Textures to Paint with Toddlers

My two year old son loves to paint. Whether it is finger painting or with a brush doesn’t phase him. The art work that graces our walls are a sentiment to just how much he loves to paint. To my surprise, I noticed that he started to experiment with different painting tools. I have to […]

Make a Birthday Memory Board in FOUR STEPS

DIY Birthday Memory Board l

As some of my regular readers may recall, my son celebrated his second birthday recently. In an attempt to capture his special day, I created a birthday memory board for my son to hang his birthday cards, along with photographs from his party. What makes this birthday memory board special is that I used gift […]

Birthday Party at The Playground & GIVEAWAY!!

I hadn’t planned on having a big birthday party for my son’s second birthday but with six cousins and five adult relatives coming to see him on his special day, I had to come up with something fast. With the Australian summer heat upon us, it was a no brainer that indoors was essential. Having […]

New Year’s Eve Games for all the Family

As 2014 closes in, it is time to start to think about how to spend New Year’s Eve with my family. With a toddler in tow, going out to a party or even the fireworks, as much as I would like to, it won’t work for us. That makes things difficult when we also have […]

The Importance of Setting Boundaries for Teenagers

The Importance of Setting Boundaries for Teenagers

Setting boundaries with my 16 year old step daughter has been instrumental to our relationship and more importantly, to her as she develops into a young woman. My step daughter came to live with us permanently a little over three years ago. This was before I had biological children of my own. Little did I […]

Rocket Ship Blast off – Kids Craft Activity

Rocket Ship Blast Off!

My son is a typical little boy. Without any influence from either me or his father, he loves cars, trucks, trains, planes and frankly, anything else that moves. What better way than to teach him about motion than by seeing his very own rocket ship blast off! Requiring very simple supplies, this is a relatively […]

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