today's guest blogger is Kelly from Happy Whimsical Hearts. she's a total doll, super nice, and does so many fun things with her kiddos. she's got a ton of cooking activities, too! so, please welcome Kelly and drop her a friendly note at her blog!
Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Do you remember how you felt when you first watched Mary Poppins? Full of warmth, joy and excitement?! I hope my kids get that feeling a lot during their childhoods.
But I’m getting ahead of myself; I’m Kelly from Happy Whimsical Hearts and I’m super excited to be here today – thanks Andie!!
I’m an Aussie mum to Master D (3) and Little Miss Q (8 months). Husband and I met while working together on a milk run. We used to sit on the back of the milk truck and chat between running the milk to homes. Fast forward 13.5 years and I started blogging :)
I started as a way to journal what we get up to with our kids, but also to be part of this wonderful sharing community – blogland! Kindness brings people together and I see that all the time in blogland. Kindness is also something that Husband and I want to instill in our children.
Our parenting style has evolved since Master D was born and I would now say it is Waldorf inspired. To us that means celebrating childhood and it’s magic. We have a rhythm that supports this, and that is flexible to suit the interests and needs of the kids (it’s already changed in the last couple of months). So at the moment
Monday is painting day
Tuesday is cleaning day
Wednesday is baking day
Thursday is crafting day
Friday is gardening day
Master D took this photo one recent crafting day…
…I’m not wearing any shoes, but mostly I am barefoot at home. His little feet are in there too, and so are Wookie’s :)
Also, if you bake with your little ones we also have a linky on Thursdays to share ideas and inspire each other – Happy lil ❤'s are baking!
Doing our activities is wonderful for Master D (and Little Miss Q) but it is a challenge at times to keep up the energy and to be patient. Mind you, sometimes I get so excited by the next project that I can’t wait!
I’m having fun and so are my kids. Actually if they were to describe me, I think they would say I am a fun mum, but more importantly loving and kind. And I just checked with Master D on this and he said ‘you are a dinosaur’ – which in his books is high praise :)
Well I hope you all visit us at Happy Whimsical Hearts sometime, and a super huge thanks to Andie for letting me blather on to you all!!