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How to naturally be calm when your child is whining

How to naturally be calm when your child is whining

Absolutely every parent finds out, sooner or later, what whining is, and not because they suddenly remember themselves whining as kids. It may seem like children are experts at whining, as they can do this often and for minutes on end. Whining is important communication, […]

Play with Science at WonderLab – day out with kids at Science Museum

Play with Science at WonderLab – day out with kids at Science Museum

There are a great deal of museums in London where you can go with the kids and learn new things, play and explore. Science Museum is one of the best of them, and it’s amazing how many things you see and learn, and how there […]

2018 in little squares

2018 in little squares

So this is the last day of 2018 they say. It’s been quite a ride I could say, sort of a roller coaster, though luckily it’s been kind to us overall, we definitely can’t complain. Looking through my Instagram feed, it’s interesting to remember so […]

Walking in the Gingerbread City

Walking in the Gingerbread City

It’s been over 10 months since my last post and blogging has been on my mind ever since. I did use Instagram on and off in the meantime, but I do miss writing here, so I am trying to come back. And today I got […]

Our Sunday view – Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

Our Sunday view – Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

As I mentioned in the Diggerland post a few months back, we do enjoy using our Tesco Clubcard points. So on Sunday, being a beautiful sunny day, we decided to ignore the low temperatures and go to Portsmouth and admire the view from the Spinnaker […]

Chocolate brownies – gluten-free, sugar-free, dairy-free

Chocolate brownies – gluten-free, sugar-free, dairy-free

My son has recently turned 5 and he asked for a birthday cake fully made of chocolate, with Dinosaur Train on it and decorated with cherries. And two days ago, after school, he suddenly said “Mom, let’s bake a chocolate cake! Call Joanna (our friend […]

See the Colours at Horniman Museum

See the Colours at Horniman Museum

Horniman Museum is one of our favourite places to visit as there is always something for everyone in the family to enjoy, from gardens to aquarium and from music gallery to natural history. There are also temporary exhibitions, and currently one of them is called […]

Cutting down on sugar – the group

Cutting down on sugar – the group

Last week I was browsing online and saw a post on a group regarding gluten-free foods to eat when out and about, and someone mentioned a group for those interested in finding out what restaurants and shops have gluten-free foods. And that’s when I realized […]

Blueberry coconut cake – gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free

Blueberry coconut cake – gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free

Going sugar-free and recently starting to cut down on gluten as well has led me to discover new recipes, new ingredients, new tastes. The blueberry and coconut cake is very easy to do (allows cooking with kids), has a very light and fluffy texture and […]

Thoughts on the business of alternative medicine

Thoughts on the business of alternative medicine

I’ve never been a fan of alternative medicine, but when, while browsing at the local library, I saw a book called “Suckers: How Alternative Medicine Makes Fools of Us All“, I took it off the shelf and borrowed it. I didn’t need to be convinced of […]