• FREE PRINTABLE: Valentine’s Day Playdough Mats

    I’ve created a little FREEBIE Printable for you to use with your kids during playdough activities this Valentines Day! Playdough is a much loved activity in our home (for both of us) and with its endless benefits – this makes the perfect go-to activity – any day! These mats are reusable and need to be laminated. If you do not have a laminator – simply use clear buff tape on both sides of the paper to create a sturdier mat. I’ve created these playdough mats with the following developmental benefits in mind: – The colours, placement and patterns help to build on your child’s visual perceptual skills (figure ground and…

  • 2021

    Happy New Year: 2021

    Happy 2021!   The past 2 weeks have been a much needed break from the socials, for simple home-bound festive family time, some hard reflections into the new year and working through some of the fog of 2020. Even though the illusion of time was felt, 2021 has already been more of an opportunity to take on the new year with some honest mental shifts. Growth does not come easily, it requires continuous reform, restructuring, pulling, stretching, painfully dying to parts of self, but ultimately blooming into the version of ourselves we were truly designed to be. I am grateful that Fresh Beginnings can happen when we choose it and…