I saw something yesterday that I cannot ever unsee. It’s been etched into my mind and I can’t stop thinking about it. I cried when I saw it. It was footage of a man somewhere in Eastern Europe where Isis members had shot his young children dead. He was crying and screaming and clutching them … More Parents, Love Your Children
What? A lettuce wrap? My kid will never eat a lettuce wrap! I once thought that, too. Even though my kids love vegetables, and salads, they seemed to dislike the idea of lettuce wraps. The trick, I found, is to let them watch me prepare them, and fill them with colourful things that they like. … More Kid-Friendly Lunch #1: Lettuce Wraps
I’m on a bit of a quest. I’d like to find some healthy lunch ideas for my kids. There are plenty of ideas out there, but many of them include breads, pastas and other things. A lot of people would think an egg salad sandwich is healthy, or maybe even gluten-free pasta. The trouble is, … More Easy, Quick and Healthy Kid-Approved Lunches
So there’s this blog called Illustrated With Crappy Pictures ™, and it’s flipping hilarious. When I first discovered it, the post I read was so funny that I decided to go to her first post and start from there. I recommend that you do the same – it’s worth it! It’s full of humour that … More Crappy Pictures
I decided to list my DON’T’s first… As they are more important not to do than the DO’s! These are not in any particular order. Feel free to comment below with any tips and tricks you’ve learned when travelling with your kids! DON’T’s wait until the day-of to configure the arrangement of luggage in your … More The Do’s and Don’ts of Travelling with Many Kids
Well, anything is possible, so they say. I mean, we did it – packed, travelled in the van for hours, flew on 2 flights and made it to our destination. A reminder that my kids are 6, 5, 4, 2 1/2 and 10 weeks, and I had my mom helping me (hubby isn’t with us … More Travelling With 5: Is It Possible?