Over the last 7 years, I have noticed a significant increase in pressure for parents to provide an “instagrammable” lunch for their kids, and guess what….sometimes you will pack your kids lunch and say “seriously how good does this look!” and at other times you will be rushing to Bakers Delight to purchase a ham and cheese roll (guilty as charged).Read now
What I have found however, is that there is a type of meal that also promotes casual dining (think zero cutlery), is a lot healthier, fits within the budget and my kids love it, perhaps even more than take-away! To be fair, it doesn’t 100% give me the night off, but it does limit my food preparation time and I do find that there is a lot less “finish this” “eat that” “one more” discussions at the table, which is refreshing in itself.Read now
To keep the kids busy when it is raining and to stop them from bickering at each other, I find that I generally need to go old school and get creative!
Here are my 10 favourite rainy-day activities, that you can do from the comfort of your home. All 10 are low cost and are perfect for keeping the rainy-day boredom and bickering at bay.
Want to give the screens a rest these school holidays?
It can be hard to find things to entertain the kids when you are competing with technology, but it is possible and doesn’t have to break the bank.
I’ve pulled together a list of activities to do these school holidays that meets isolation/social distancing requirements, are tech free PLUS they are inexpensive too.
Take a look: