All posts tagged: BritMums

#MilkDrinkersMilk: Challenge with Cravendale

I strive, each and every day, to make my daughter understand that she is a Super Girl. I do it because I love her, I believe in her abilities and also, because I know her! She is compassionate and caring and loving. And feisty and clever and sassy. Sometimes, I reinforce my belief in her abilities by buying her the right books and toys that I know would enhance her already vast knowledge of the world. Other times, I tell her she is clever and smart and that I am proud of her. On yet other occasions, when we roar at each other (anyone else having a girl who is nearly 6, going on 16 :-)?) she knows that her words have power  to bring comfort or to hurt and that she is the one with the ability to choose what to do with them. Most of the times, I show her my love in the simple things: helping with homework, giving her a bath, reading her a story at bed time, organising a play …

#Better With Cake

As you know, we left for France for our holidays shortly after Easter. Unfortunately, the Easter bunny(to read, our mailman) wasn’t on time bringing our lovely Mr. Kipling review cakes before we left. The good news was that upon arrival we had a lovely parcel full of yummies waiting to be devoured sampled. Since Emma has loved France and the whole travelling experience and is now very interested in anything French, I decided to play up with the theme a bit this morning. I included one of our Mr Kipling French fancies in her lunch box today, alongside the French flag and a Ratatouille water bottle we got in France. Because lunch boxes don’t have to be boring, even if they contain more or less the same thing every day. Because we don’t have to wait for the extraordinarily to happen to teach our children something new and exciting. And because, at the end of the day, life is always better with cake! This post is an entry for #BetterWithCake Linky Challenge, sponsored by Mr …