Monthly Archives: September 2014

Tower Number Game

Make your own Tower Number Game. Stack them up to 10 if you can. Things you need: 10 toilet rolls marker pen paint 1 piece of A4 card

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Become A More Patient Parent in 6 Easy Steps

Jan Marie Mueller Being a patient parent isn´t always easy… I can remember when my daughter was a toddler thinking she’d come into this world knowing just which button to push to make me blow my top! It seemed like we were in a constant battle of wills and the struggle made me feel completely …

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DIY Halloween Treat Bags

Throwing a Halloween party? Make a Bat Treat Bags with these easy steps. Steps: Print out template. Use chalk/ pencil to trace the wings on black paper. Paste the eyes, nose and teeth upside down on the bag. Fold the tab down and paste the wings Attach a ribbon to the bag and hang the …

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Why It is Never Okay to Smack your Child

Let’s set the scene: you are the boss, and have several employees. One of those employees is repeatedly late. It irritates the life out of you, but despite several warnings, it doesn’t stop. One day, you just snap. Sick and tired of telling them that they need to get to work on time, but it …

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Parenting 101: Ways to Deal with a Mouthy Child

All kids undergo a phase when they seem to be sassy, mouthy or disrespectful. The attitude does not just apply to their parents, but other older people as well. This could be a result of different pressures that they encounter in their environment. This behaviour could also be their outlet or way of dealing with …

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8 Ways for Parents to Create Alone Time and Rekindle the Romance

When was the last time you spent a few hours alone with your partner? Unfortunately, most parents don’t prioritize their relationship and as a result, their relationship suffers. What these couples fail to realize is that the stronger their relationship is, the stronger their family’s bond will be. If you’re struggling to find time to …

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Toss the Ring

Be a little creative with some do-it-yourself games. Have it planned for your next party! What you need: some bottles a box carton a wrapper a marker pen some bangles or rubber bands  

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Quick Picnic Food Ideas

Do you prefer to make your own picnic food but are always stretched for time? We show you how to put together a healthy, yummy spread in a jiffy. None of these dishes takes more than 5-10 minutes to cook or assemble (especially if you have the ingredients on hand), and we’ve kept the use …

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