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Holiday Inn® sparking children’s curiosity through active conversations

We always encourage honest and captive conversation with our children, but let's be honest, we're only really getting that from Oli right now, Soph is only two!  I really enjoy our chats, sharing about our days and strengthening our bond, over dinner, in car trips or lying in bed at night. Holiday Inn® invited us to share in… Continue reading Holiday Inn® sparking children’s curiosity through active conversations

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Preschool Kids Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas is a big event in our home!  It's our favourite time of year and we go all out celebrating this special holiday.  I thought I'd kick my Christmas Gift Guide series off with the most important of the lot - the kids!  Here are 28 gift ideas for Preschool Kids. We let the children… Continue reading Preschool Kids Christmas Gift Guide

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Rainbow Rice Sensory Play

I have the most brilliant friend, a trained teacher, who constantly inspires me with the activities she does with her girls.  One of her favourite activities is this gorgeous rainbow rice - a wonderful sensory activity for various ages.  I asked her if she'd share her activity here on Mommalikeme, so here it is! Our… Continue reading Rainbow Rice Sensory Play

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Are you ready for a second child?

A friend asked me a while ago, how did I know I was ready for a second child? Was Oli sleeping through?  Was he potty trained?  Were we financially ready?  My answer was quite simple – I don’t think anyone is ever truly ready, but there certainly are factors that might make you readier. When… Continue reading Are you ready for a second child?

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Party Inspiration – are you getting ready for a racing party?

My best friend Becki, from In These Stilettos, recently threw a fabulous racing party for her son's 4th birthday party - check out her post for some fabulous inspiration and helpful tips on throwing a party! After attending a fantastic workshop with Melinda Connor yesterday from “Pretty things for you” , I left feeling so inspired to… Continue reading Party Inspiration – are you getting ready for a racing party?

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The Goodness Gang’s adventure to Food Lover’s Market!

If any of you have followed Mommalikeme from the start, you'll know from this post that Oli is definitely not a fan of vegetables.  There are literally three meals involving vegetables that he will willing eat, although he's warmed up to the idea of cucumber recently, otherwise dinner time involves a whole lot of begging, pleading… Continue reading The Goodness Gang’s adventure to Food Lover’s Market!

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Halloween 2017: Costume Inspiration

We celebrated Halloween in our community on Saturday evening. Temperatures that had been averaging on 27 degrees Celsius all week, suddenly dropped to a high of 10 degrees on the day, but the community still came out in full force to enjoy some good food, friends and fun – after all, Halloween only comes once… Continue reading Halloween 2017: Costume Inspiration