It is almost Easter 2016! And that means spring is officially here… 🌱
For this post, I will be channelling my inner nerd. 👓 I really am a geek at heart. Most of my family and friends already know this about me. I love libraries and second hand book shops, travelling, taking photos, nature, watching documentaries and exploring the environment around me. My two favourite subjects at school have… Continue reading Inspiring Kids with Science (and a Gummy Bear Investigation)
I am excited to share my first official Product Review post! The format will be the same for each product review I complete, including an overview of the product and its uses, my likes, dislikes, an “I wish that…” and finally, the bottom line and overall rating. PLEASE NOTE: I have no company sponsorship or… Continue reading Product Review: Wean Green Tempered Glass Food Containers
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! This is my first V-day with a preschooler and we wanted to do something fun for her class. Although baking is a favourite bonding activity of ours, my daughter has a tree nut allergy and her preschool is a nut-free facility so food was not an ideal option.… Continue reading Easy Peasy Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids!
The temptation to interact with screens around the home is inescapable. They are everywhere; in our kitchens, our living rooms, our playrooms and even in our bathrooms and beds. With the convenience of digital streaming programs like Netflix and You Tube and the portability and accessibility of iPads, Smart phones and Smart TVs, we are… Continue reading Toddlers vs. TV: Less is best, but not necessarily realistic
Mamma mia! Everyone is going crazy for kale. The leafy green is chock full of fibre, and according to Medical News Today, eating kale is beneficial for maintaining healthy skin, hair and strong bones, as well as helping with digestion and lowering the risk for heart disease. Adding kale to meatballs ups the nutrient content and… Continue reading Quick Italian Kale Meatballs
‘Tis the flu season at chez Pragma Mamma. Last week my preschooler succumbed to the respiratory influenza virus and this week my usually rambunctious toddler has fallen victim to the nasty bug as well. Being at home with sick kids is NOT fun. In addition to the mountains of mucousy tissues, increased irritability and lack… Continue reading Quick Creamy Asparagus, Leek and Potato Soup
I just love baking with my daughter. As soon as she could stir a spoon, a chair has always been dragged over to my kitchen counter, her tiny frame poised over the large mixing bowl. Cooking with kids is such a great experience – not only does it create food to be consumed, but it… Continue reading Maple Banana Flax Whole Wheat Muffins