Online Resources – Kids and You

If you are out of ideas and looking for some guidance with keeping your children occupied as well as learning new things, there are many online resources at our finger tips.
I’ve found a great handful full of all rounders that have amazing relatable and doable content and find myself going back to, or looking forward to their new posts. There are so many similar groups, pages and blogs out there, it can be overwhelming and you can get a bit lost in all the options if you don’t immediately relate to one. Hopefully  I can help to narrow it down a bit if you’re not sure where or what to look for, especially with small children where we don’t have a study plan to follow.

If you haven’t already heard of Nakita from “The Mama Manual” you should definitely check her out. She has a fantastic blog and Instagram page focussing on getting the most out of your time, really practical and helpful stuff! She also seems really lovely and very involved with her followers. The expert of experts when it comes to the likes of batch cooking and organisation as well as hacks, tips and tricks! Most of all she is so relatable and down to earth.

To help ease your mind and worries, there’s a lovely new group on facebook called “Happy Mind – support for children, parents and care givers” set up by the wonderful and inspiring Lorinda Mamo from A Bird With A French Fry
There a daily posts from group members, particularly Lorinda, reminding us that it’s ok to not feel ok and some daily encouragement and feel good pieces. Check out here

@lifewithtinyhumans (Instagram)
Mammy of 3, Emma O’Leary has a fantastic Instagram page with so many highlights from recipes, crafts to diy that are all brilliant and easy to follow! Love watching her stories too. Check out her Instagram

@claphandies (Instagram)
My friend recommended this insta page, normally they run classes in Ireland for babies and toddlers but since isolation they have really emphasized their play labs. Every Thursday and Thursday at 12pm (Maltese time) For toddlers and 1pm (Maltese time) for babies there is an interactive play lab which the kids love. Conor loves when she says hello to him after we send a wave! Cute!
Give them a look see here

cashmirino.com  is a clothing website that launched a lovely blog that caught my eye, they’ve lots of different activities and learning tools such as:
Designs with Mum
Grandma’s Vegetable Recipes
Lessons with Dad
Nico’s Games and Activities
Our Trips and videos
Sofi and Stefi’s Crafting Corner
Sofi’s 6 Golden Rules against COVID-19
Sofi’s Hand Washing Games
Triathlon
Games with Mum

These fantastic woman are just like you  and me and I’m thankful they take the time to invest in their content to help us all out!

 

Kim Kiernan
Kim Kiernan

Makeup Artist & Beauty Columnist

Kim provides professional makeup services in Malta for any occasion, working in all areas of makeup including Bridal, photographic, television, film and special effects as well as teaching makeup lessons one to one and to groups. With over 10 years experience, Kim has worked with the biggest and most sought after brands in the industry, internationally with MAC, Smashbox and Estee Lauder in Dublin and Toronto and most recently, heading the MAC Cosmetics brand in it's launch in Malta.

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