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How to Sew Scrunchies | Nanny Anita – Parents Article

YC has really taken an interest in sewing.   I started her off with the sewing machine to make morsbags, and now we have moved on to how to make scrunchies. Scrunchies are, apparently, making a huge comeback. I never realised that they ever went out of fashion, and have been wearing them since my gymnastic competing days back in the early 90s. Regardless, they are a fantastic beginner-sewing project. Make sure you follow my sewing board on Pinterest for more…

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How I Prioritize My Time as a Busy Creative Mum – Parenting Twins Article

Finding the time to be creative is difficult, especially as a parent. Your time can already feel scarce, between working, daycare runs, after school or weekend activities, and the running of a household; finding the time to work on your creative pursuits can feel impossible. Time management is something I’ve struggled with as I’ve started to grow this blog, and improve my writing portfolio. I’ve had to drop limiting beliefs around what I need to feel creative and write, and instead…

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Craig Family Blog: Let’s talk nappies! – Parenting Twins Article

Craig Family Blog: Let’s talk nappies! Let’s talk nappies! Over the past 2.5 years it’s safe to say we have tried pretty much every nappy on the market. When the boys were born they were tiny! Unfortunately we had very little choice but to buy Pampers size 0. Once the boys started to gain weight we were able to move onto the supermarket equivalents. Initially I loved Aldi’s and were such great value for money. We tried Sainsbury’s which were…

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How To Pack For A Conference & Free Packing Checklist – Parenting Twins Article

April 22, 2019 | I am about to head to my tenth conference, and this week I am heading to my fifth Mom 2.0 Summit conference. Over the years I’ve really been able to turn packing for a conference into a craft and have picked up many tips along the way. I’ve also learned hard lessons from real life situations, like forgetting all of my makeup once, so now I rely heavily on a checklist. Which you can download here:…

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Do More of What Makes You Happy – Parenting Twins Article

I’ve been learning a lot about slowing down and taking moments of rest. As a teacher, a wife, a mom of two active boys, a leader within my church, a friend, a daughter, there are times where I have found myself going, going, and going and doing, doing, and doing with no signs of stopping. I’ve been learning the importance of having a rhythm and incorporating REST into that rhythm. In all of that, I’ve also been trying to do…

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