This article ‘Simple healthy lunch ideas for busy mums’ is a collaboration between Baby Bento and Little Peeps Eats.
I can’t believe how long I’d been neglecting my own health and nutrition. Especially when I place so much importance on ensuring my kids eat a healthy, balanced diet. Particularly at lunchtime! Why is it that I will stand there for 10 minutes to prepare a variety of healthy lunch foods for my kids, and then make a quick piece of toast for myself? It makes no sense. It’s almost embarrassing, but I’m all about being honest and I figure if I do this, chances are there are some other mummas that are in some bad habits also.
This year I’ve focussed a lot on self care, making sure that I’m not just looking after everyone else in the family – but myself as well. Starting with lunches!
I work part time – so you’ll see some of the simple healthy lunch ideas below are suited to mums at home, and others suited to working mums also.Continue Reading →
Making a craft vegetable patch is a fun school holiday activity that young children and toddlers can do together. It’s a fun, simple activity that the whole family can enjoy.Continue Reading →
Mothers Day is fast approaching so mark in on your calendar, the second Sunday in May. There is nothing more special and personalised than a homemade gift. These are the presents that we remember for years to come, the presents we ooohhh and ahhhh over and the ones that bring a tear to our eye. We hope you enjoy our Flower Pot craft idea! Continue Reading →
Today we welcome Natalie Thompson, Accredited Practicing Dietitian, to share with us her amazing 3 Step Nutrition Plan for Mums to Thrive this Festive Season.
Christmas. Does it evoke emotions of anxiety? Running yourself ragged from all the social commitments, the obligatory extended family get-together, the endless amounts of food and alcohol. for Mums
It should be a happy time of year to celebrate with family and friends.
Even though it is usually busy socially, it is a great time to slow down and reflect. Reflect personally and professionally on the year that was and the coming year.Continue Reading →
“Put your phone down mummy”. Those words still cut through me. I was awash with mothers guilt. I felt ashamed and guilty that I was trying to hide the fact that I was responding to emails rather than watching Orlando put on a little show for me. We hadn’t seen each other all day, and yet somehow I still couldn’t dedicate five minutes to my son. He’s only 2.5 years old and yet he could see straight through me.
I thought to myself “I’m a shit mum”.
The mothers guilt that I felt that day, and seem to feel every day, is a constant battle.Continue Reading →