I hope I’m young when I’m old…Anyone else?
Today on the blog, Becky Cole talks us through her journey to Slow Living, what it means to her and offers up some tips on how we can all find that slowness that does us so much good.
I’m always looking to add new strings to my bow when it comes to Textiles. I love fabrics and yarn; I love how they look and how they behave and the multiple ways you can use them. After spending years in a world of yarn teaching people how to knit and crochet, once I had my daughter I became drawn towards using natural ingredients for cosmetics, shampoos and body washes. View Post
Do you want to start adding some greenery to your home but don’t know where to begin? Houseplants are awesome, but we’ve all got a lot going on. Between work, chores, and chasing the kids around, caring for houseplants tends to fall far down on the list of priorities when we get busy. But it’s all about the types of plants we choose. If you select low maintenance houseplants, and don’t over tend them, you’ll be a green thumb in no time. Here’s how… View Post
Bedtime historically isn’t my favourite part of the day – by that point I’m usually knackered and ready for some kid free time. I’ve come up with a few ‘rules’ we follow that have helped us keep it relatively stress – free and quick (except during those weeks when we had to transition Sonny from co-sleeping to his own crib – cripes!), some of which may surprise you. Here they are…. View Post
I made a big decision to move out to Colorado in January 2015. I didn’t really know what I wanted to do, but as a 19 year old I just felt it was part of my journey. So I packed everything up, and off I went to explore this new city. Little did I know the true reason I was drawn to move there was because I was meant to become a mother but we will get to that part later. View Post
It’s Jack’s fourth birthday today, so we’ve been enjoying an extra slow, lovely morning unwrapping gifts and making pizza dough. Plus trying to create a jungle for his jungle themed party this weekend! Here’s some other cool stuff going on around the Internet:
Plus, a great reader comment:
Hannah on How To Encourage Independent Play: I totally agree with your comment on doing chores around them, my little boys favourite thing to help with now is unloading/loading the dishwasher, wiping surfaces and hoovering. He loves to help!
Have a lovely one folks,