Kids, listen up. Things are going to get wild at Grandma’s this weekend – there may be baking, excessive leisure time and gratuitous sugar.
A friend of mine who’s expecting a baby boy in the not too distant future is decorating the nursery in white with a nautical theme. I love the simplicity of her idea and it inspired me to pick out a few beautiful things for a little boy’s room.
Creative Aertz showcases the talents of crafter Sonia Foster (née Aerts), who lives and works in a small town in the South Waikato with one husband, two children and a fluffy three legged cat. Her distinctive designs range from brightly coloured hats inspired by sweets and strawberries to more subtle baby knits and sewn soft toys.
Did you know that in 1945 a typical child had a vocabulary of 10,000 words, compared to the 2,500 average of today? Children’s book author Victoria Jones is passionate about teaching children literacy skills and uses child-friendly text, rhyming words and bright images to help children engage in learning.