It’s no surprise that the majority of kids favour summer break because there is no school, however, one of the downsides of no school is the lack of activities. During the last stretch of August, parents are quickly running out of ideas to entertain, and hoping the weather holds up long enough for the kids to play outside.(more…)
We are, by our admission, totally foodies in this household. Each meal of the day is carefully planned out in advance until Saturday night, then we like to treat ourselves.
“What’s for dinner?” – The most asked question.
“Pizza!” – The most loved response.(more…)
In 2020 I think it is fair to say that with the bulk of the world coming to a halt, that a large majority turned to social media platforms to share what they were up to and in turn get ideas and inspiration as to how they could fill their days at home. Whether it was DIY and interiors, activities to keep children entertained, what the next big thing was to binge on Netflix and of course, viral videos, dance routines, and funny content on YouTube and Tik Tok entertained the masses.(more…)
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Ok well let me explain where I have been and what I have been up to.
When the lockdown started a month ago nearly, I had set some goals that I wanted to achieve whilst at home before the time came to go back to work. It’s a funny old time but really, I’m viewing it as an amazing opportunity to be at home with my family. We will more than likely never get this time again, it’s like a bonus maternity leave period!
Easter is looking a little bit different this year. It falls on the same date of course, Sunday 12th April, but with physical and social distancing recommendations in place all the usual Easter outings and family gathering have been placed on hold. Here are six ideas for celebrating Easter at home and whilst still bringing the fun factor.
The last week has been a learning curve for everyone in the family. Not only is Olivia now doing schoolwork from home, but Chris and I are just trying to find our own flow in the house with a three-year-old thrown into the mix! It has been an adjustment that for sure, but I have been pleasantly surprised as its been quite enjoyable…although ask me that again in a few weeks!
There are hundreds of resources coming to light for children at home while the schools are closed but what do you do if you don’t have children at home and are struggling to occupy the time. Just a word of advice don’t advertise that fact to any parent as you could quickly find yourself off someone’s Christmas card list pronto!
As of January 2019 I set a goal to try and blog more. This has been an epic fail for several reasons and I want to correct this in 2020 so here is the background and hopefully someone can relate.
With Christmas just round the corner I thought I would share some December traditions that go on in our home and new traditions we are creating with the girls.