One day I was observing the teaching (part of my studies) in a special ed preparatory course for adults. They learned about fire safety and were prepared for an evacuation rehearsal. It hit me that I should go through this with my kids too! I used the material from the class to recognised symbols and […]

I always treasure the time me and my husband have for just the two of us. We still stick to our sofa dates to meet each other. Lately, with bigger kids, we’ve been able to get away a bit more, like long weekends in Istanbul, Barcelona and Helsinki too but often end up with the typical dinner and drink dates. On […]

Always great on a sunny winter day

Originally posted on Free But Fun!:
Liikuntamylly, the city sports centre in Myllypuro, right next to the metro stop, puts every Sunday 9-10.30 am on “liikuntahulinat” to families. It is mainly aimed for kids aged 2-8 with parents (no dropping off children, kids are the responsibility of parents and the staff is scarce). There is…

I know there are tons of posts of this theme but as my kids grow older, it has become more of a theme for us too: my first-born will turn 7 and start school in August. She will have more freedom, more unsupervised time and her own mobile then. She has learnt to read and […]

Our kids started with sewing paper pictures, then my daughter wanted to sew a little bear using stitches she had learnt at daycare, and then we started to make a pillow with cross stitches. The bear and the pillow for cross stitching were unnecessary big as projects, I’ve been helping a bit and the pillow […]

One day I came home to a window shelf full of these cool monster that dad had made with the kids. Especially our 5yo son loved making these. Usually he likes crafts but our daughter is the one loving it, maybe the key is to have fathers come up with the ideas to get sons […]

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