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Interview With My Kids: Halloween Edition

Halloween is on its way, which means at least one of biweekly blogs will be dedicated to the season. This week I interviewed W (7) and B (5), because I thought that Halloween explained by kids must be hilarious. My youngest sister M (23) insisted on being interviewed as well, because as the baby of the family she is still a kid at heart. You … Continue reading Interview With My Kids: Halloween Edition

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3 Steps To A Childhood Unplugged

Confession: I am BAD when it comes to using social media. I’m not the most tech savvy person out there, but I’m kind of okay with that. One thing I do know about is #childhoodunplugged. If you’re new to parenthood, or the concept of #childhoodunplugged this blog will give you 3 Steps To A Childhood Unplugged. Step One: Limit Screen Time We have a screen … Continue reading 3 Steps To A Childhood Unplugged

Celebrating Birthdays With Kids

There is a lot of advice out there about celebrating kids birthdays. But what about other people’s birthdays? How do you celebrate adult birthdays with kids? Before having children my birthday wasn’t really a big deal to me. I’d maybe go out for a drink with some friends or take a solo trip for the weekend. However when my sweet, angel-faced toddler had a massive … Continue reading Celebrating Birthdays With Kids

Bucket List: Summer 2020

I love writing lists. We ticked a few things off W’s ‘Starting School Bucket List’ back in 2017! After 3 years of home education, international nursery settings and flexischooling the boys will be attending a bilingual (Arabic/French) school from September! Coupled with nearly four months stuck inside as part of Morocco’s coronavirus lockdown measures. I thought a Summer 2020 bucket list would be a great … Continue reading Bucket List: Summer 2020

5 Summer Learning Activities for Children

I don’t know about you, but my brain has turned to mush over lockdown. With Covid19 not looking to go anywhere and any international travel plans having to be postponed, I’m looking at a staycation and simple activities to keep the children busy. These 5 summer learning activities do just that and as each focuses on a different area of learning, you don’t need to … Continue reading 5 Summer Learning Activities for Children

Black History Month: Week 5 – The Future

Black History Month for us, is not just about celebrating and learning about Black History. It is also about how the lessons learned from Black History can help shape the future of the black community. Here are my top three for the week: Then, Now, Next The Black Lives Matter Global Network is a chapter-based, member-led organization whose mission is to build local power and … Continue reading Black History Month: Week 5 – The Future

Black History Month: Weeks 3 & 4 – Africa & PoADs

When somebody tells you they spent their holidays in Europe, you usually ask them which country. If somebody tells you they spent their holidays in Africa, it usually ends there. Our focus for Weeks 3 & 4 was on Africa, the continent as well as our family’s personal history as People of African Descent (PoADs). Africa Did you know that Africa is a continent made … Continue reading Black History Month: Weeks 3 & 4 – Africa & PoADs