Ending loneliness

Have you ever felt lonely? Are you worried that someone you know might be lonely? Loneliness can affect many people, of different ages and at different stages of life but it can affect older people in particular, especially if they do not have a partner into older age or family around them. Recent research from […]

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Mini chefs: part two

You might have read our first article in the mini chefs series. If not you can read part one here. I love the fact that all the children love to get involved in the kitchen. We always make sure that we set aside some specific cooking time, especially during the school holidays, but I also […]

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Learning to self-feed

Watching children grow and change and develop new skills is one of the really exciting things about being a parent. The rate at which these changes happen can be quite spectacular. Our smallest little man had his eight month check recently and it was a great reminder of all the amazing things he can now […]

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Mini chefs: part one

Welcome to the first in our series of articles around ‘Mini Chefs’. All the children love to cook and bake and we spend a lot of time in the kitchen. We use cooking as a form of sensory play as well as making things to eat. Spending time as  mini chefs gives the children a […]

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Cooking confessions

I love cooking. I don’t get much time to cook for pleasure, so it is often more of a functional thing, but one day I will have time to do that. I loved cooking and baking as a child, and any opportunity to be the kitchen, I was there. I baked a lot with my […]

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