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Creating Birthday Traditions for Children: A birthday number

One of my favourite little rituals in the lead up to the birthday is to create a birthday number for…

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Birthdays for Children: Apple Star Cake Decorations

I have been dreaming of making these little Apple Stars in the lead up to my big girls birthday. I…

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Christmas Preparations: Golden Gingerbread Biscuits

We’ve been baking these delicious gingerbread biscuits for the past 6 years, shared by our very dear playgroup leader. They…

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Peach and Macadamia Tray Crumble

I’ve made this twice now and it’s definitely a keeper. Sweet gooey and caramely peaches coupled with the crunch of…

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Dealing with a Child's Challenging Behaviour

I shared these musings on my instagram a few days ago and it seemed to really resonate, so I am…

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Wholefood for Children: Green Chicken Goodness

My staple chicken soup recipe. I mix this up depending on what is in the fridge however I basically alternate…

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Creating Birthday Traditions for Children: A birthday number

One of my favourite little rituals in the lead up to the birthday is to create a birthday number for my child.  I use this on the birthday table and sometimes make two and use one on a handmade card as well. Some years I also use a beautiful wooden number that fits into the …

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Birthdays for Children: Apple Star Cake Decorations

I have been dreaming of making these little Apple Stars in the lead up to my big girls birthday. I first made them for her 5 year old “Star party” back in 2015 – a last minute idea to decorate her birthday cake.  I love getting a little creative for birthdays and these apple stars…

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Christmas Preparations: Golden Gingerbread Biscuits

We’ve been baking these delicious gingerbread biscuits for the past 6 years, shared by our very dear playgroup leader. They make such a welcomed gift to friends, family and teachers. An easy recipe to make with children, not overly sweet and a simple ritual to add to your annual festive season preparations. As always, try…

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Peach and Macadamia Tray Crumble

I’ve made this twice now and it’s definitely a keeper. Sweet gooey and caramely peaches coupled with the crunch of coconut and macadamia nuts. The perfect little after dinner bowl of goodness to ensure a good night sleep. If you aren’t able to get macadamia nuts where you live, you could try almonds instead. My…

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Dealing with a Child's Challenging Behaviour

I shared these musings on my instagram a few days ago and it seemed to really resonate, so I am sharing here also. I hope that something in these words will speak to you and help you on your motherhood journey. Our young children’s behaviour is often our reflection to our inner world. They sense…

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Wholefood for Children: Green Chicken Goodness

My staple chicken soup recipe. I mix this up depending on what is in the fridge however I basically alternate with Green Chicken Goodness, Creamy Chicken & Corn (see notes at bottom of recipe) and Parsnip + Chicken Soup.   From the pantry… 800 grams of organic chicken cutlets or marylands or drumsticks (bone in…

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Thriving in the School Holidays with Children

    I wrote a post on Instagram a while ago asking mothers what is the hardest thing about having children home for the holidays….. the challenges they shared included: trying to getting anything else done dealing with constant sibling arguments finding some mama time for self care or that cuppa in silence giving children…

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The Messy Bedroom Solution (for mamas tired of picking things off the floor)

Ever found yourself nagging your kids to tidying up their room?  My hand is raised…. With a new baby in the house, I’ve found myself doing a lot of nagging lately to tidy the room. Which also made me realise how much I must have been  tidying the girls room for them pre baby.  I…

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Easy Peasy Apple & Blackberry Crumble (gluten free)

I made this the other night and thought I must share as it was simply delicious and easy to put together while cooking dinner. It’s 8:40pm, all three children are in bed and I’ve just finished the last of this…SO DELICIOUS! I think it’s the blackberries that make it so good – so I suggest…

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Mama Makes: Wool Fleece Christmas Angels

I’ve put together a creative making tutorial to inspire a little Christmas making….These sweet wool fleece Christmas Angels make a beautiful gift tucked into a card at Christmas time or for an end of year gift for teachers. They are a very simple sewing project that you will be able to make with children ages 5+.…

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Preparing for Christmas with Children

With another little one on the way, I am beginning to prepare for Christmas. So here are some ideas of our usual preparations for celebrating Christmas with little ones… Crafting is always high on my list come any seasonal or festive celebration. Crafting with our hands seems to add that touch of magic that is so often missing these…

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Third Trimester and Setting Boundaries…

  Since moving into the third trimester, I have definitely noticed the shift in pace that my body is calling for. Unlike the speedy little person in the forefront of this picture 🙂 It’s incredible really the signs and symptoms our bodies offer us, helping us to make the necessary adjustments to move forward with…

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Buckwheat & Banana Pancakes

It has been a long time between blog posts, which has so often happened in the past 7 years I have been blogging. I so much love sharing and then there comes a time that life calls us back to be 100% present with the day to day, especially when we have little ones to…

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Apple & Berry Spelt Tea Cake

     This is my favourite tea cake. I usually make it with green apples however I had stewed all the apples the other day, so I improvised! As this cake uses melted butter, you can whip it up easily the old fashioned way….with a bowl and spoon. No fancy mixers required and far less washing up if you ask…

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Preparing for Easter with Children

Looking for some ideas for preparing for Easter with children? I’ve put together a mini ebook “Celebrating Easter” to help you create a magical Easter table and involve your children in the preparation. As mamas we have such a wonderful opportunity to bring in a little magic & reverence to festivals such as Easter for our children, which…

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Nurture & Gather Winter Workshop

It has almost been a year since this beautiful event and I am only now posting a few pictures! Oh dear. I was delighted to be asked to speak to a beautiful group of women at the launch of the Nurture & Gather Workshops last Winter. It was such a blissful night! We started with a…

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Mama + Child Elixir: Nourishing Bone Broth

  Broth is without a doubt a mindful mamas elixir. Having a store of this magic potion in your freezer means that even with limited time, you can whip up a week night meal that is both delicious as it is nutritious.   To read the ins and outs on bone broth, I suggest reading these…

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4 tips to Restore your Radiance after School Holidays

Today I’m chatting about 4 tips to get back your radiance after the school holidays. If you don’t have time to watch, here is a summary of the key points for all the busy mamas! If you enjoy the video, I’d love you to share it with other mamas who could benefit.   Give yourself permission to restore…

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To get re-inspired by motherhood, raise your frequency, and bring some everyday magic to your home...

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Conscious Mama's

Toolkit

To get re-inspired by motherhood, raise your frequency, and bring some everyday magic to your home...