Easy breakfast ideas that Dad and kids can do while Mom waits in bed BUT that leaves as little as possible dishes for mom to wash afterwards (true story!).
I know I am going on and on about essential oils, but that is how much we love and use them! A2 had croup this past week, and if it wasn't for lavender, peppermint, eucalyptus and tea tree we all would have been sick, and her discomfort would have been so much worse. So yes, we really do practice what we preach and use our oils every single day. Here is my handy list of ailments, and the oils to use to treat them.
An Honest Mom's cheat sheet to essential oils - what to use and for what
Getting the needed tools and skills to cope with SPD.
Taking the shot(s) - my honest opinion about vaccinations
Kids learn through play, and mess should be an integral part of any childhood. Read on about the numerous benefits of allowing your kid to play dirty!
Although this recipe is a tad longer than what I usually post, it is so good that you won't mind spending those extra few minutes preparing it. Plus, the heap of veggies in the dish will definitely convince you!
Part 1: Cleaning the house The first, easiest, and most cost-saving action we took. I didn’t throw out all our cleaning products, rather made my own as I ran out. So instead of replacing with store-bought ones I made my own alternatives, sometimes even using the old packaging to also cut down on waste (trash). … Continue reading DIY Natural series: Becoming greener one less product at a time
A firm favourite in our household, we love chicken wings in any form – baked, fried, in soup, on the braai. What makes it a real winner is how fast it cooks, making it perfect for those “I only have 30min until dinner time” days
A quick and easy dish for those nights that you need to get dinner going while consoling your toddler, feeding the baby and praying that hubby hurries up and come home….
This year I am starting a new tradition for Mother's Day!
My family loves spice, and we love soup. So in this recipe I decided to combine the two! A spicy soup rich with the flavours of the middle East – chilli, masala, coconut, ginger…. Ooh how I am drooling just thinking of it! Chicken absorbs the flavours without adding another layer, plus the protein gained … Continue reading Spicy Chicken Coconut Soup with Baked Ginger
The Honest Mom DIY Natural products series: Personal care. Featured product: Body butter
The Honest Mom DIY Natural products series: Personal care. Featured product: Shower bombs
The Honest Mom DIY Natural products series: Household cleaning. Featured product: Fabric softener