Fabric upcycle: make a chicken door stop
September 11, 2014 – 5:55 am | No Comment

To make this chicken door stop I used the template kindly offered by Bake and Sew. I adjusted the sizes in mine to make it a little larger by adding 4 cm on each …

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Bedtime with The Gruffalo
February 26, 2009 – 7:11 am | No Comment
Bedtime with The Gruffalo

I love Julia Donaldson’s books, the way they are written in rhyme make it very easy for children to follow and after a few times you read them together they start to learn the lines …

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The Nemo bed becomes a Nemo desk
February 25, 2009 – 6:58 am | No Comment
The Nemo bed becomes a Nemo desk

Finding Nemo was Luca’s favourite animated movie when he was two, so the enthusiastic new parents that we were we decided to surprise him by building him a Nemo cot. My husband drew the plans; …

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Old furniture revamped
February 24, 2009 – 10:13 am | One Comment
Old furniture revamped

Inevitably when you move house there is a piece of furniture that doesn’t fit the new home, but cannot bring yourself to get rid of it. When we moved last summer I had an old …

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Yoga for all ages
February 23, 2009 – 7:59 am | No Comment
Yoga for all ages

If you are not yet a yoga fan, what a better time to start a class than during pregnancy, yoga is in fact renowned to be one of the best forms of exercise for women …

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Learning to read with Dr. Seuss
February 18, 2009 – 7:18 am | No Comment
Learning to read with Dr. Seuss

Green Eggs and Ham and Cat in the Hat are two of my son’s favourite books and mine too. Dr Seuss books have helped many generations learning to read since the 1950s. The rhyme, rhythm …

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With the Hipseat your back his safe
February 18, 2009 – 4:23 am | No Comment
With the Hipseat your back his safe

What a fantastic idea to carry your child without to break your back. The Hipseat is just a back supporting belt with an integral foam shelf where the child seats on so that you …

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Bathing just like in mummy’s tummy
February 17, 2009 – 4:57 am | No Comment
Bathing just like in mummy’s tummy

Finally a bath tub for young babies up to 6-month old that is both safe and comfortable. Tummy Tub was designed in the Netherlands by Anita Belderok who after experiencing many problems in bathing …

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Just another reason to start a parenting blog….chicken pox
February 16, 2009 – 8:07 pm | No Comment
Just another reason to start a parenting blog….chicken pox

I am stuck at home with my 5-year old son covered in blisters, chicken pox has been going in his school for the past two months and just as I thought he might not get …

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