Tips for saying no without guilt

Tips for saying no without guilt

This is my response to this reader question from last year's annual survey. How do you say no to things without having guilt - requests for play dates, extra curricular activities etc? There were also many other comments and questions around fitting everything in, how many activities should kids … [Read more...]

Chocolate buckini slice

Chocolate buckini slice- title

Teenagers are insightful and upfront creatures. The 16 year old pours scorn on my whole food diet. I think part of this reaction is that he is in a stage where he enjoys being anti pretty much anything I like! He thinks many of the food products I buy are "hipster and try hard" so he took some … [Read more...]

Car travel with kids – individual travel packs

Car travel with kids - individual travel packs

A number of times a year, we take the six plus hour car trip to Mildura to visit my family. We have been doing this ever since the kids were babies and they are all very used to the long drive now. As the kids have grown older, the need to stop so frequently has diminished. They know it is a long … [Read more...]