Kids Not Turning Their Game Off

“Kids!!  Dinner is ready!!” is the call that comes from the kitchen after my wife has worked hard preparing a meal fit for kings.  Silence ensues.  No rushing to the table, no calling out from wherever Master 13 and Miss… Continue Reading >

Friday ‘Fakeaways’: How to have your takeaway…and eat it too!

Let’s face it, maintaining a healthy balanced diet isn’t always easy. There will be times when the thought of preparing lunch or dinner for your family seems like it requires far too much effort, and on these occasions, it is… Continue Reading >

Dinner times stressful? Try these 5 time saving tips.

If you’re anything like the mums I work with, dinner time can be a real struggle. You’ve been busy all day, the kids are grumpy after school, everyone’s hungry and you really can’t be bothered cooking.  Night after night, this… Continue Reading >

Easy recipes kids can make to contribute to your Christmas feast

Cooking has got to be up there as one of the most valuable skills we can teach our children. Getting the little ones excited about food, where it comes from and how to cook it, gives them a better chance… Continue Reading >

10 Ways to show your Dad you love him on Father’s day

A son’s first hero and daughters first love is their Dad. He can play like a kid, give advice like a friend and protect like a bodyguard. Despite how much they are loved many of us can find it difficult to… Continue Reading >

21 Things To Do This Father’s Day

There are some necessities to really impress your dad on Father’s Day. You’ll need to make it fun, involve beer and make it free.    #1 Have a barbecue  Invite family and friends over for a father’s day barbecue. Complement… Continue Reading >

Pork cutlets with apple slaw recipe | Easy healthy dinner

These pork cutlets served with apple slaw are just delicious. We love this recipe so much because it’s a little bit different. We get it, routine cooking is so good, it’s easy, it’s second nature. But it can get boring!… Continue Reading >

My 2 secret ingredients for successful family dinners 

You are not going to believe this is not about food at all! But if you saw this video of parents pretending to serve dinner to their children as if in a restaurant, you felt it, the love and the connection… Continue Reading >

The peas That Freaked out the Kids! 15 Practical tips to alleviate Anxiety at dinner.

The family is at the table, dinner is served and only Anxiety is being Fed!  “Oh don’t be ridiculous, it’s only peas!”. Now dad is getting tired, “just eat your food, it is not going to kill you”. “Come on just… Continue Reading >

Kid-Friendly Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Creating your own family traditions can be so much fun, and Valentine’s day is the perfect moment to get together and celebrate. So here’s a programme of ideas to fit into your day, crafting cards and sharing a cute themed… Continue Reading >