My favourite new find – Kiddylicious snacks!

A close friend who knows my battles with my fussy eater, Oli, dropped off a variety of Kiddylicious snacks for us to try. Oli is notoriously bad at willingly eating vegetables so I’m limited to basically three choices with him, which still need to be washed down with multiple cups of water. Brand new to…

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The downside to being a working Mom

Recently our entire family was down with swine flu. One by one, with me being second in line. Soph had had it for quite a while before she was actually diagnosed and I had to leave her at home with our helper for a whole week battling raging temperatures while I went to work. I…

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Why handwashing is so important

Each and every day I feel like I alternate between “have you washed your hands?” and “come brush your teeth!”.  Jokes aside, there have been so many nasty bugs doing their rounds this year that I’ve reinforced a good hand washing routine at home. To commemorate Global Handwashing Day on 15th October, Dettol, a leader in germ protection, ran a successful 6…

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The importance of breakfast with Gourmet Moods

My kids wake up super early every morning.  Breakfast for them during the week consists of a hot bowl of porridge at school, but on the weekend, it’s either eggs, crumpets/pancakes with fresh fruit, croissants, cereal or French toast.  Starting the day with a nourishing meal sets them up for a good day.  They need a meal that’s going to…

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