5 Top Tips To Manage Screen Time

How do you feel when someone brings up the topic of screen time? Do you automatically squirm? Is it fear of judgement or a feeling of guilt? There are just some parenting topics which you automatically wish you weren’t part of. The subject of screen time is one which floats around often. We hear many […]

Creating Healthy Habits Early

Four in five 11 to 17-year-olds across the world are not getting a sufficient amount of exercise, according to the World Health Organisations recent study which analyzes “global trends of insufficient physical activity among adolescents.”  The study shows a global epidemic which urges immediate action. The WHO says children’s health is in a damaging state […]

Recipe: Christmas Snowman Energy Balls

Not just a healthier treat for kids (and adults) but a fun activity to do together. Packaged in a small box with ribbon would also make a lovely Christmas gift for friends, family or teachers. Snowballs 1.5 cups unsweetened shredded coconut plus a little extra for rolling 1/2 cup almond meal 3 tbsp unsweetened coconut […]

Nutrition for Kids: A Balanced Diet for Toddlers

The period which your baby moves from infant to toddler is a vitally important time, everything they consume mentally and physically impacts their health, growth and development as well as teaching them the habits of consuming a balanced and varied diet which will carry through till later in life. A balanced diet for toddlers is […]

18 Questions to Ask Kids at the Dinner table

Ask a child “How was your day?” and get the reply “good, fine, ok thanks”? Such a question doesn’t do much for kids. They say a simple question gets a simple answer. ‘They’ were probably mums. Family schedules are busier than ever; jam-packed with work, after school activities, homework and household chores so when it […]

7 Reasons Why You Should Join a Mummy Group

Being a new mum can bring on a whole world of emotions you’ve probably not felt before. You’ll feel alone, scared and probably like no-one around understands what you’re going through. Familiar as it may sound, we’re not talking about a case of man flu. It may be daunting, you may feel shy but joining […]

5 Life Skills We Should Be Teaching Our Kids

As parents, we want the best for our children. When we get pregnant we create ideas of what our children will be like, who’ll they’ll take after and the qualities they pronounce onto others. As they go through their infancy and toddler stages we figure it’s our responsibility to teach them. Sounds and actions become […]

5 Benefits to Encouraging Your Child’s Imagination

Mums and Dads, Puppies, Scary Monsters or tending to Teddy’s sore leg…As parents we know we should encourage our child’s imagination but busy lives can mean we often forget the benefit for imagination as time for creativity is over run by the need for productivity. We remember doing it in our younger years; and the […]

How to Encourage Kids to Be More Active

In an age where tv, computers, tablets and mobile phones are becoming the norm for entertainment it is easy to see why children are becoming more inactive day to day and why as parents we need to keep on top of it by encouraging sports and activities away from the screens. It’s not only a […]