This post may contain advertisement. The original recipe asks for dates, but I have substituted them for sugar because of Alma's sorbitol sensitivity. Yes, I know dates are healthier than sugar. If you follow fodmap diet or have fructose malabsorption you should also watch out for sorbitol content in fruits. Sorbitol is a naturally occurring … Continue reading Super easy protein filled snack.
A couple of years ago after having my first chiild I went to a women's circle about menstruation. We were talking all things periods when one of the ladies said she's struggling with fertility and monitoring her cycles and periods very carefully. For me periods were always painful inconvenient times of the months, something I … Continue reading Fixing menstruation problems with mizan therapy. My experience
The heatwave in the UK has forced us out of the burning sun back into hot houses. Children soon get bored though and grandad's birthday was approaching, so I needed minimum effort activity to keep them happy with a result that can be given as a gift. So here it is: salt dough quick summer … Continue reading Salt dough minimum effort craft activity for kids
How did you survive? As a mum how often do you hear that question? If you hear it often then well done you! It means other mums are wowed by your parenting skills, no, no, not parenting your surviving skills, stamina, ability to not sleep and function, and multitask. I often ask women who supposedly … Continue reading Surviving with two under 3. Personal tips from me to you.
This post may contain advertising. Batch cooking. Do you have the time for it? Is it difficult? Is it really worth the effort? Why would you do it when you can just get ready meals or a takeaway? Well let's start with money. Most families I know need to be mindful about how they spend … Continue reading Batch cooking for family. Top tips for beginners
What do you have in mind when I say a perfect affordable day out with kids? I think: easy to navigate, reasonably sized, reasonably priced indoor space with lots of children's activities, toilets, baby change, cafe, convenient car park and an outdoor play area. Bingo! The place I will be telling you about is perfect … Continue reading Abbey House museum. Great day out with kids in Yorkshire.
I've spend the morning hiding tears from my children, trying to smile while colouring with them or taking them out in the garden. Nothing bad has happened this morning, I was typing a long message to a what's up group chat of my classmates when the overwhelming feeling of sadness and emotional overload took over … Continue reading My wonky fence collapsed
This post is written specially for Qazaq House, a voluntary project to unite people from Kazakhstan in the UK, keep up to date with interesting events and British Kazakh cultural exchange. Aeroports, aeroplanes, waiting times, checking in, security checks, passport control, finding the gates and so on. What do you think? I think stress. I … Continue reading Top tips for aeroplane travelling with young kids.
I haven't realised it's World Environment Day untill late in the day today. I'd like to think that I care for the planet and try to do my bit. We as a family try our best to reduce our negative impact, make better choices every day and become more aware. But also as a mother … Continue reading World Environment Day mum style. How to reduce our impact on the environment.
This post may contain advertising. My foraging adventures continue. On Tuesday I picked some wild garlic, it kept quite well in the fridge and today I turned it into pesto. Wild garlic is very easy to spot and usually grows in shady places. It's also a lot easier to pick compared to dandelion leaves as … Continue reading Wild garlic pesto