Sugar. Addicted. Kids.

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What a sad state of health we are creating for our children. There are as many poor attitudes towards sugar (lollies, sweets, treats) and childhood as what there are junk food options in the supermarket. I see it all the time. Family can be the worst (no offence family – I love you….but) “sugar” represents memories, moments, emotions and happiness to people because it is wrongly (or not always consciously) used to gratify “occasions”. Continue reading

A baby gone: A child alone

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I am folding blankets around little bodies, tucking legs under sheets

Kissing foreheads, the smell of my children on my lips as I leave the room

I am folding leaves against toddler skin, resting his tiny body in the hollow of

A Tree, to keep warm  Continue reading

A Forest: children’s book review

A Forest: children’s book review

I love children’s books. I love that I can share a beautiful moment and creative memory with them; the closeness and warmth of their little bodies as I read. I particularly love to watch their eyes sparkle with the wonder of new adventures and characters.

I take great responsibility in the books we read. I am a little fussy about the images, style, colours and story line. I am not about story book perfection but I want the art and concepts to challenge them and ignite their imagination and sense of the world.  Continue reading

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