• Rosie's World

    Rosie’s World – A Farmtastic Educational Website

    As I wrote in a previous post, “Why Screen Time is Good for Kids“, one of the great things about pairing kids and technology these days is education. There’s no shortage of knowledge out on the Internet, but like any other parent, I’m always wary of Internet safety.  This week I was guided to a safe and fun NZ site (www.rosiesworld.co.nz) where kids could learn about dairying.  So I decided to let my 5 year old loose on the site and he had a blast!  I mean, we live in surburbia, so the chance of him even seeing a cow is highly impossible for the moment 😛 Rosie’s World introduces…

  • ImNOTSuperMum Halloween Activity & Giveaway

    Ginger Bones Men & Halloween Giveaway

    Halloween wasn’t a big thing when I was growing up. TBH, I didn’t even know it existed out of the USA, until I moved to New Zealand 😛 Now that I have kids it’s just an opportunity to create more play activities for them. The following is just an adapted shortbread recipe, as only my husband likes ginger cookies. Ingredients: 1 & 1/2 cups standard flour 1/2 cup cornflour 3/4 cup icing sugar 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder 250g butter Queen Royal icing   Method: Preheat oven to 150* Cream the butter & icing sugar. Add sifted flour and cornflour. On a floured surface, roll out the dough to approximately 1cm…