home birth, mothering, Parenting, Personal

A Home Birth Story – part one: preparation.

This time last year I was pregnant with our little girl, our third baby, and planning where her place of birth was to be.  With it being Home Birth Awareness Week this week I thought I would share her birth story. I had many conversations with other parents about home birth in the lead up… Continue reading A Home Birth Story – part one: preparation.

Mental health, mindful parenting, Natural parenting, occupational therapy, Parenting

Pushing Play on Podcasts: a great parenting resource and sanity saver.

I'm a huge fan of podcasts over here. I first discovered them a couple of years ago, when a friend of mine put me onto them. At the time, she said to me something along the lines of "sometimes it can get lonely when you're at home with kids". She was a bit further down… Continue reading Pushing Play on Podcasts: a great parenting resource and sanity saver.

creative play, Indoor activities, open ended play, Preschoolers, Screen free activities, Toys, Winter

Blutrack Review – award winning STEM toy

Do you have little people in your house who are car racing crazy? Then I want to introduce to you the BluTrack Racetrack. My clever sister-in-law gifted this to us for Christmas last year, and it's been an absolute hit with our two eldest kids (who are aged 4 and 3 years old). We've used it… Continue reading Blutrack Review – award winning STEM toy

blogging, Evidence Based Parenting, mindful parenting, occupational therapy, Parenting, Personal

What do Occupational Therapists Actually DO? (and why I blog…)

Things have been a bit quiet over here in blog-land... we had a family holiday and I took a little break from all things social media related. There's a few posts that I'm working on but one thing that's been mulling over in my mind is about the reason why I started to blog. And… Continue reading What do Occupational Therapists Actually DO? (and why I blog…)