Daily Life, Parenting

DAY 8: Storms, Rainbow Clouds & Sibling Jealousy (30-Day Personal Blog Challenge)

Rain

The first thing Miss 4.5 said when she woke up today was: "Is it the first day of summer???" "Yes!" I replied and her face lit up with excitement, probably at the thought of all the fun things you can do in summer like swimming and going to the beach and not having to wear jackets…NEVERMIND that the last two…

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Toddler and Preschool Activities

How to Make Slime with Glue At Home

slime

One of my 4-year-old's favourite activities is playing with slime (also known as silly putty, flubber, or gak). It all started when my mum bought a tub from for her 3rd birthday. Since then, she has been obsessed. I love it too as it keeps her occupied for extended periods, and it is actually a relatively clean activity unless it gets…

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Parenting

Ice Skating @ O’Brien Group Arena, Docklands

ice-skating

Thanks to Frozen, my 3.5-year-old has been dying to ice skate. Of course, she had no idea how hard it was going to be. And I don't think my husband was quite prepared for the challenge of taking her either! We went to the O'Brien Group Areana at Docklands on Tight Tuesday where tickets were all $11 each (wiith skate hire usually…

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Toddler and Preschool Activities

Toddler Activities: Universe in a Bag

Paint bag

Letting your kids play with paint in a Ziploc bag is an activity which you can see all over the internet and for good reason- it is simple, entertaining, and -as long as you pray for good fortune from the Ziploc gods- mess free too. Just squeeze paint into a Ziploc bag, seal it up (add sticky tape if you're paranoid), and let them…

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