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Organizational Skills: A Tale of Two Ninjas

Last week’s parent teacher conference brought to my attention that my six year-old daughter is somewhat lacking ‘organizational skills’. How organized a six year-old is supposed to be I do not know, but I would agree it’s not one of her strong points. Anyone that can go upstairs to get changed for school and come down 30minutes later naked, with … Read more

family photo shoot

The Family Photo Shoot

Having been in the US for nearly three years, certain traditions are starting to rub off. We are building up to Thanksgiving and starting to feel excited about turkey and pumpkin pie. My daughter is desperate to start the Halloween home makeover and has been since August. Then there’s the fall family photo shoot. Its a widely excepted … Read more

Baby Baked Falafel

Healthy Homemade Baby Baked Falafel

Following on from my Spiced Vegetable Croquettes recipe, I continue my quest to come up with healthy, adventurous foods the Twins can feed themselves. They are 11 months old now and really aren’t interested in being fed by Mom, yet I’m trying to continue the balanced diet they used to get from homemade purees. These baby baked … Read more

48 hrs in Vegas: Twin Stroller Edition

Tagging along with Husband’s work trips has its perks, however it also means I solo parent by day. That leaves me with a six year old and two 10month old babies to entertain for 48 hrs in Vegas. So what do you do when you’re let loose in Vice City with three kids, comfortable shoes … Read more

Kid Friendly Spiced Vegetable Croquettes

Kid-Friendly Spiced Vegetable Croquettes

Packed with goodness, homemade vegetable croquettes make delicious party appetizers, toddler finger food, or an everyday side dish. These spiced croquettes were my twin boys’ favorite veggie dish once I moved on from purees, plus they are perfect for batch cooking and storing in the freezer. Seasoned with cumin, coriander and tumeric, this kid-friendly recipe … Read more

Whiplash – Knowing when to break your kid’s balls.

If you haven’t seen the movie Whiplash, put it on your must-see list. It’s about the relationship between an extremely strict and ruthless college teacher and one of his talented music students. The poor kid is hammered down until breaking point, but ultimately becomes a better player and stronger person for it, despite the literal … Read more