• How to colour eggs for Easter and Persian New Year

    Colouring eggs for Easter or Persian New Year proved so much fun for our little multicultural family this year, particularly during lockdown. You can find out more about how to colour eggs in this post. I was having a conversation with H the other day about…

    Sosis Bandari recipe – Spicy sausage wrap

    Sosis Bandari is one of my staple fast foods that I swear by as it can be made at breakfast to kickstart the day, lunch or dinner time with minimal effort. I often wish I was a full-time working mum superhero, but I’m not. Therefore putting…

    How to grow sabzeh for Nowruz

    Growing sabzeh (mung beans) is just one of the fun tasks that children can get involved in during the run-up to Persian New Year (Nowruz). The sabzeh is one of the seven S’s of the Haft Seen spread which we have referred to in a previous…

    Best things to do in Corfu with the family

    If you’re looking to spend some quality time together with the family, then holiday in Corfu, Greece. There’s so much to explore from beautiful beaches to the Old Town, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Our little family’s taste for travel and adventure runs in…

    How to spark interest in reading on World Book Day

    As a new mum over 40, my local library was the Internet of the day and every day was a book day for me growing up. It provided everything I needed – education, story-telling – and stickers all in one place (thankfully without the distraction of TikTok and Candy Crush).

    How to get your kids to wash their hands with ease

    How can you get your kids to wash their hands? Here’s a tip for you below in light of the coronavirus outbreak. This morning as I stood in the nursery reception, I was surrounded by sneezes, snotty noses, coughs and colds. The temptation to just go…

    How to talk to children about mental health

    When should we be teaching children about mental health? It’s an issue so important that Ofsted have made it a regular part of their inspections in schools. However there’s a lack of resources that allow parents and carers to have conversations with children without stigma. New…