Preschoolers

You Can Now Order a Montessori Subscription Box

I still have fond memories of my early education experience in Montessori school. My teacher, Jane was fantastically patient and funny and she was the first person in my life to take me seriously when I said that I wanted to grow up and become a writer. As a parent, I had high hopes of […]

DIY

Make A DIY Hair Clip And Rock The Season’s Hottest Hair Trend

After scrolling Instagram, I think it’s safe to say, hair clips, bobby pins, and barrettes are the top hair accessories of the season. I’ve seen hair clips in a variety of sizes decorated with pearls, resin, bows, metallics and even bejeweled. The 90’s are coming back with a bang, or in this case, a clip. […]

Home

Simple Life Hacks to Reduce Water Consumption

There’s no question that most of us waste water in insane quantities. And there’s a crisis when it comes to the availability of clean water in some places of the world, whereas in others we literally let it slip down the drain. Water is so important, and there are many things that we can do […]

Style

4 Ways to Incorporate Turmeric Into Your Beauty Routine

Turmeric is having a moment in the world of beauty. The golden yellow powder that is probably sitting in your spice cabinet has far more uses than for pickling – you can incorporate it in some pretty spectacular ways into your skin and beauty routine, too. According to Healthline, turmeric has numerous evidence-based, proven health […]

Teenager

TikTok: What Is It And Why Is It So Popular?

If you’re a mum of a teen or tween reading this, you’ve probably heard of TikTok, the video app popular with kids today. By kids, I of course mean Gen Z—the cohort of folks born after millennials and the age group into which most of today’s teens and tweens fall. If you’ve heard of TikTok, […]

Parenting

The Lies All Mums Tell Themselves on The First Day Back to School

Honesty is the best policy—unless you’re trying to comfort yourself amidst the madness of back-to-school. Mums are the worst offenders because we’ll assure ourselves of pretty much anything in order to check something off of our To Do Lists. We are the planet’s biggest optimists until the first day of school is actually happening, because […]

Tips and Tricks

Lessons I Learned From My Stay-at-Home Dad

While we still have a long way to go with gender equality, men are shouldering more of the domestic burden — and spending more time parenting — than any generation before them. American women are making gains in job and wage-earning opportunities which has a lot to do with the large increase of SAHDs today. We are […]

Snacks

This Instant Pot Bread Recipe Is Quick Enough For a Weeknight

After binging every episode of The Great British Baking Show last year on Netflix, I have become even more obsessed with bread. If you’ve ever decided to make bread from scratch, you know that it can be a long, long process, and many of us just can’t find the time. Or the energy. That’s what […]

Parenting

21 Things I Definitely Do Not Recall Putting in My Handbag

Graduating from functional nappy bags to their way-cuter cousin the handbag has a way of making mums feel like they’ve successfully leveled-up in parenting. You can finally step up style-wise, getting around with the bare necessities in something fashionable instead of a fugly, many-pocketed beast bursting with sherpa-level just-in-casies. You think you’re finally free, finally […]