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The Importance of Play (Part 2)

| April 7, 2013 | 3 Comments
The Importance of Play (Part 2)

A few weeks ago a shared a post about the Importance of Play as part as a fabulous “Family Wellbeing Campaign” from Actimel. I shared four ideas to encourage more play and will be sharing another four of them here today. YOU TIME “You Time”, comes rather “timely”, as Sun Scholars and I are launching a 100 […]

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The Importance of Play

| March 5, 2013 | 7 Comments
The Importance of Play

Ever since becoming a parent 5 years ago, I was really looking forward to a number of things to do with my children: playing lots, reading stories and getting crafty! Things, that too me build fabulous childhood memories, whilst also developing my children’s skills on a number of levels. As you know, Red Ted Art […]

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An Ordinary Day? No Sweat

| March 4, 2013 | 2 Comments
An Ordinary Day? No Sweat

Well.. as you know, I have already reported back on how the new Nivea Stress Protector did indeed “protect me” in extenuating circumstances. There was a rather too tricky cake to bake, I went crafting with 28 4 year olds and I went on my much dislike shopping trip. But what about “every day”? And an “every […]

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Sponsored Video: Monkey Thieves

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
Sponsored Video: Monkey Thieves

Well.. I don’t know about you… but I definitely am always need more space and better ways to organise our family life. Yep. Our stuff is everywhere.. I need a better way to store my craft stash (yes, there is tons). I need a better way to organise our day to day “paperwork” – post, […]

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Win with AXA PPP healthcare

| February 25, 2013 | 4 Comments
Win with AXA PPP healthcare

As you may have noticed already, I have been working a lot lately with the wonderful people from over at AXA PPP healthcare, who have a program of events and schemes to help make our lives healthier and happier. AXA PPP healthcare has a dedicated Stress Centre to help you manage your stress and bring balance back […]

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McVitie’s Breakfast Biscuits

| February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
McVitie’s Breakfast Biscuits

Mmmh yes, I have seen the "ads" where "she" eats a McVitie's Breakfast Biscuits for breakfast, whilst "he" eats a greasy bacon sandwich. I know which I would choose… well which I would choose as a treat! A bacon sandwich isn't really a realistic option on a daily basis. I hate to think what it does to […]

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Crafting with 28 4-5 Year Olds? No Sweat!

| February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
Crafting with 28 4-5 Year Olds? No Sweat!

Well… as you may know Red Ted started school this year (in the UK “Reception class”  starts in the September after the 4th Birthday). It is quite young, but there is lots of play and as much as anything it is getting children used to school structure. Red Ted has absolutely *lovely* teachers and the […]

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25 Years of Comic Relief!

| February 5, 2013 | 4 Comments
25 Years of Comic Relief!

Oh my, I remember when Comic Relief first started… and us all wearing Red Noses to school.. the teacher’s didn’t get it (we went to an international school, where charity fund raising days were less common). And we had a giggle with our mischievous noses all day. And now it is 25 Years since!!! Wow. […]

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Shop ’til You Drop? No Sweat!

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Shop ’til You Drop? No Sweat!

Well. Shopping is something that I am REALLY not that keen on. You will find me ordering the kids’ birthday presents online. You will find me stocking up craft supplies online (ok, occasionally I will treat myself to a visit to the art shop) and you will never ever find me shopping for clothes. I can’t stand […]

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Decorative Ideas for Valentines Day

| January 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
Decorative Ideas for Valentines Day

This post was Commissioned by MyDeals.com Valentine’s Day is the one day of the year where buying soppy gifts and cards and being all loved up in public is acceptable. There is not a better feeling than when you treat the special person in your life to thank them for how happy they make you […]

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New Year – New Health with AXA PPP healthcare

| January 21, 2013 | 32 Comments
New Year – New Health with AXA PPP healthcare

My Health Goal for the New Year I “don’t do New Year’s Resolutions”. Really, I don’t. But I do do, making changes. And one change, I want to make this year, is to start exercising again (yes, sounds rather like a New Year’s Resolution, but believe me it is not, honest). Before having kids, I […]

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Feature: Motivational Monday & Pink Oddy

| January 7, 2013 | 5 Comments
Feature: Motivational Monday & Pink Oddy

A special post to highlight the fabulous PinkOddy and her  “Motivation Monday” linky party! A weekly linky party, well to motivate you – this can be anything – from trying out a new recipe, to going for a walk in the park with the kids, to try something new, or spend more quality time for […]

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Dear Email Subscribers….

| December 27, 2012 | 4 Comments
Dear Email Subscribers….

… thank you VERY much for subscribing to Red Ted Art. Your subscriptions mean a lot to me! I am having technical problems at the moment – which mean that the email updates do not contain the links to the posts. I am in the process of fixing this. Please bear with me. Hopefully by […]

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Creative Countdown Day 24: Christmas Fortune Tellers

| December 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Creative Countdown Day 24: Christmas Fortune Tellers

Yes… it is Day 24 of the Creative Christmas Countdown.. and yes, that means today is the VERY LAST day of the virtual advent calendar series!! It also means that it is CHRISTMAS! Hooray!!! How we love love love Christmas. And to easy into the final hours of Christmas anticipation, Creative with Kids shares these lovely Christmas […]

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