• DIY,  Guides

    Project Declutter: Cleaning out my closet

    Nine bags. That was the result of my closet clean-out. To back-up, I have been thinking about doing a closet clean-out ever since a couple of weeks postpartum when I ventured into my closet, eager to try on my pre-pregnancy…

  • Guides

    Unplugging and Reconnecting

    I’ve just been inspired by this article:  What happens when mom unplugs teens for 6 months? Basically, she banned all computers, MP3 players, video game systems, cell phones, etc etc, for 6 months.  And to kickstart the whole experiment, they…

  • organising home
    DIY

    How I Organized My Home In Just 1 Weekend

    It’s been a crazy weekend.  But I have a big announcement:  I finally pulled myself together and organized the house. What prompted all this: For one, I was totally fed up with my disorganization.  If you’ve been hanging around here for…

  • Guides,  Parenting

    Shaking up home education

    It took me just over a year to shake the strict standardized style of education when I brought my kids home. Our homeschool days seemed so sterile, cold, rigid, and bland. I needed to draw out the adventure, intrigue, and…

  • Fitness

    Benefits of Early Morning Workouts

    Fitness experts have been promoting the benefits of early morning workouts since Richard Simmons started bouncing around in Lycra tights. Truth is, only you can decide if they are for you. Everyone is different. If hauling yourself out of bed…

  • Reviews

    10 Living Books for Science For Children

    This year I have started using Jay Wile’s General Science book. However, I continue to read together other ‘living’ books on science and scientists, as I had done for the past few years. Susan Schaeffer Macaulay says in her book…

  • Nature

    A Trip to Wonderland

    Last Saturday, my sister, mum and me went to Deinze (a Belgian city, you pronounce it as [ˈd̪ɛɪ̯n̪z̪ə] haha). There aren’t many shops but some outlet stores and boutiques, so we decided to go and eat pancakes on a Saturday…

  • Eco Guide

    Eco Airport Travel Tips

    Enviro Girl just had the great pleasure of taking a long weekend jaunt to southern California.  (Her husband believed her when she said the best gifts come in envelopes–airline tickets!)  While flying there and back, she avoided the ridiculous baggage…