What’s your ‘One Thing’??

So I'll be honest I didn't really think seriously about marriage, or what kind of man I wanted to be with, or when I wanted to get married before I met Hiroshi.When I say seriously I mean I did think I seriously want to get married and meet the 'one', "someone who could fulfill me" … Continue reading What’s your ‘One Thing’??

3 Ways to be ‘Team Mates’ in your Parenting

It was an ice cream that fueled it. Such a fuss over ice cream. I like ice cream, but my daughter inevitably likes it more! I had already established a rule with her that she could have ice cream if she collected all the pom poms in her "I'm nice" jar. (This was a jar … Continue reading 3 Ways to be ‘Team Mates’ in your Parenting

4 Reasons to Let your Husband be More Involved

When my first daughter was born, I think I was pretty stressed out, even though I had been a teacher for 9 years and looked after kids a lot, I didn’t have any idea how to look after a baby and I kinda freaked out when they placed that tiny bundle in my arms. No … Continue reading 4 Reasons to Let your Husband be More Involved

7 Tips to Help your Baby and Toddler Flourish in their Speech

My 2 year old daughter has become very chatty  - she loves to talk whilst she is playing, whilst she is out and about, at the dinner table and especially when it's time to say goodnight, she suddenly starts gibbering away something very quickly to make me stay in her room! She is a lot … Continue reading 7 Tips to Help your Baby and Toddler Flourish in their Speech

Becoming a Mum Who Fills Her Cup First, Till it’s Overflowing

If you are a stay at home mum, or even a working mum, it isn’t always easy. Some days are great, we get a lot of house work done, the kids are in a good mood, dinner stays on the table not the floor and we finish the day feeling like we have achieved something! … Continue reading Becoming a Mum Who Fills Her Cup First, Till it’s Overflowing

40 Ideas for a Fun Family Time With Toddlers

Last week I talked about the importance of family time and how to create a great family environment at home! This week I want to share some practical idea's you could try to bring your family closer together.  He makes the whole body fit together perfectly. As each part does its own special work, it … Continue reading 40 Ideas for a Fun Family Time With Toddlers

4 Factors that Create a Great Family Environment

When I became a parent I read many parenting books and manuals on how to look after a baby, feeding, bathing, dressing, sleeping. I didn’t have a clue. And then when Kara became a toddler I would read manuals on how to deal with tantrums and potty training. There is lots of info out there … Continue reading 4 Factors that Create a Great Family Environment