Category Archives: Family Ideas

Tips to Family Devotions

Proverbs 22:6 “Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.” Family Devotion time is a great start to include God in your home and teaching your children “in they should go”. Family devotions is specifically a time set aside from the busyness…

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Committing to a Healthy Lifestyle

How have you been going with committing to a healthy lifestyle? It’s interesting that we can change when we have a reason for our commitment. For example, your kids are active and really want to get out and go for a walk or a swim at the beach but because you are overweight and get…

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Dinner Table Talk with Kids

The table is where we mark milestones, divulge dreams, bury hatchets, make deals, give thanks, plan vacations, and tell jokes. It’s also where children learn the lessons that families teach: manners, cooperation, communication, self-control, values. Following directions. Sitting still. Taking turns. It’s where we make up and make merry. It’s where we live, between bites.”…

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Keys to Healthy Spending Habits

If your kids watch TV you would be familiar with those pesky advertisements for the next biggest, smartest or brightest toy or accessory… right? The next thing you hear for the next few hours is how much they want it, need it and have to have it! But do they really want it, need it…

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Secrets to a Healthy Happy Family

Becoming and staying a healthy happy family in such a demanding age that we live in today can be interesting, but is it worth it – YES! All it takes is changing a few unproductive habits and you’ll soon discover for yourself the secrets to a healthy happy family. So many people want to become…

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Safety Tips for Kids Online

School holidays, weekends and free time can become potential for trouble for your kids when it comes to screen time on the internet and social media. Not all kids will end up on dangerous sites but when there is free time to “surf the net there” is no guarantee they are always safe from the…

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Banana Apple and Cinnamon Muffins

Yummy Banana Apple and Cinnamon Muffins Ingredients 1 cup wholemeal self raising flour 1 cup self raising flour 3 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp bicarb soda 3 apples, peeled and grated 1/2 a banana 1/4 cup honey (or brown sugar) 2 tbs maple syrup 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil (or coconut oil) 2 eggs 1…

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Date Balls

Date Balls INGREDIENTS Makes approx 20-25 depending on how big you make them. 220 grams pitted dried dates 100 grams raw almonds 20 grams raw cashews 2 tsp vanilla extract, or 1/3 vanilla bean 65 grams desiccated coconut 20 grams cocoa powder, optional or raw cacao powder 10 grams coconut oil, optional 2 tablespoons maple…

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Ways to Pray for my Children

Do you want to pray for your family but just don’t know where to start. I believe in just starting to pray and God will direct our prayers. Praying for our kids is so important and our kids will love to know that you are praying for them. It is helpful to know ways to…

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Homemade Muesli Bars

Not long ago it never even crossed my mind to make homemade muesli bars for my kids for their lunchbox snacks, but what a great alternative to the store-bought muesli bars, for health and budget reasons. Have you made homemade muesli bars before? See how this recipe compares, plus there is an addition of adding chocolate…

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