Tips to keep the kids reading during the summer holidays

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The lovely long summer holidays are almost upon us. For us the summer holidays provide an extended break from our regular routines and it is a time for slowing down. Weekend sport and after school activities are not part of our schedule nor are the standard homework requirements. Over the summer … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Christmas gift idea – stationery in a jar

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This post is part of my 10 week Christmas planning series, you find the more posts in the series here. *********** Our daughter loves to give a small gift to her friends for Christmas. We often make something from scratch, but this year as we hosted an 18th and then 13th birthday party at home, we … [Read more...]

Three steps to a more creative home

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Creativity has been a core part of my single goal for 2016. Fostering creativity in kids is something that I feel passionately about so when Mia Northrop from riddle and Chance asked me if this is something I would like a post on for this blog, I said yes without a hesitation. I truly believe … [Read more...]