The Secrets to Get Kids to Eat Healthy

No more ‘one last bite’! Out with the ‘clean plate club’! Secrets that actually get kids to eat healthy.

We own and run a bakery and my kids are super picky. So, getting our kids to eat healthy foods is super tough. Luckily, Dr Orlean Kerek of Snotty Noses is sharing her secrets with me today! And you too! I’m Dr Orlena Kerek. I’m a paediatric doctor and mother of 4 children, aged 6, 4 and twins of 2. Our mealtimes are, how can I put this?… a bit noisy. The twins’ table manners are ...

A Balancing Indoor Activity for Toddlers

Such an awesome indoor balance beam for toddlers

Toddlers were not meant to be indoors. First of all, they are just so messy! Second, loud as the dickens. But what about when you need to be inside? That is when you need some awesome indoor activities for toddlers. In our house, we grow a special breed of toddlers. Super-duper busy ones. My daughter was an exception, but these two little boys - good grief. This indoor ...

6 Activities to Cure “I’m Bored” with Goldfish Crackers

Cure the I'm Bored's with Goldfish Crackers - 6 activities to do with them

Mom, I'm bored. I'm so bored, Mom. This is so boring.... These have become common phrases lately in our home. I'm welcoming them because being bored is definitely something kids need to learn to be. Being bored can lead to some pretty awesome things, so don't get me wrong, being bored can be a really good thing. But sometimes... we need cure the boring times with some ...

24 Common Core Activities for Kindergarten Success!

Simple activities to do to help a kindergartner succeed with common core standards

Use these Common Core activities for Kindergarten success! These activities help work on all the areas needed to meet common core standards. What is the most common desire for parents? To have your child succeed. Is that not right? I know that's something I want for my kids. Success can come in many forms, definitely. In school, it means to finish with knowing what they ...