Connect with your Children on Tell a Fairy Tale Day….

Connect with your Children on Tell a Fairy Tale Day….

It’s the last day of the school and working week, which means it’s Friday Night Movie Night for us with the kids. I’ve recently shared how this is a significant weekly family tradition for us, as it’s a time to slow down and reconnect after a busy week. Friday nights we don’t just stop at family movies as way of connecting; as an extension of a our family time each Friday sees kids have a camp out/sleep over in our bedroom. It’s beautiful tradition we have which allows for us to enjoy an evening settling in for the together as…

Embracing Childhood Innocence & Magic: Anything is possible….

Last night after I had my mummy time with each of the kids where I settle them into bed, I went to check on Sarah one more time before she drifted off to sleep. Sensing I was there, she opened her eyes. Sarah: “What is it mummy?”. Me: “I just wanted to come in and check on you one more time as my four year old girl, because tomorrow it’s your birthday and you’ll be five. I’m going to miss my four year old, but tomorrow it’s okay you’ll be a BIG five year old and I’m going to love…

Letters of Love and Family Traditions….

Do you and your family have special traditions that you share? We do and the great thing I love about family traditions is, that they can be big or small and can be regular or random daily, weekly, monthly, once a year or even a once and while thing. The other great thing with family traditions are, there are no rules when it comes to them because they are as unique as each family is. Family traditions often come from family routine and serve to connect family members to one another. These connections give us comfort and security as well…

Sweet 1st Birthday for Sarah…..

Sarah had her first birthday yesterday. Goodness me, how she has changed our world and lives beyond measure just as her brother before her. I’m sure I am like many other mothers out there who spend a moment on their child’s birthday reflecting on their child’s birth. I certainly have, as it was such a special day in more than one way for us. Five seconds and the “table” is clear. We had a lovely day and with Ben taking the day off for extra family time, so it has been a rather relaxed and sweet day for us and…