Showing posts from May, 2017

great alternative to fizzy drinks

I made this video on YouTube talking about sugar. In it I said I was cutting sugar from my diet. 

I haven't had fizzy drinks in a while, but when I did, I drank a lot of Fanta. If you are finding this out for the first time, you may struggle to believe how much sugar is in drinks like Fanta and Coke. It's not just the sugar, however, there are other harmful things in the mix. Your best bet is simply to stop drinking this stuff.

I mainly drink black tea, black coffee and a bubbly concoction that satisfies my need for fizzy liquids. This drink is healthy and in time tastes better than any fizzy drink out there.

Here's what you need;
Sparkling water1 lime or lemonMint leaves That's it!

For the limes/lemons, you can squeeze by hand as I do, but to get the most out of it, use this.

I made this video about it;

3 ways to protect them

If you've ever been around little ones, you'll know what I'm taking about. The energy! The restlessness and the drive to constantly be on the go, touching, feeling, tasting, grabbing, pulling, poking, e.t.c. It's how they explore their new world. Everything is new to them and they find the most mundane (to us) things absolutely fascinating.

Unfortunately some objects they will encounter are not very benign to them, as they are to us. We have learnt to navigate our surroundings through experience - they haven't. Simple things like sharp edges, wet surfaces or hot liquids that we take for granted could do them a lot of harm.

Thankfully, there are many ways to make their environment safer of which I bring you three. These are amongst the cheapest, yet most protective items that can really up the safety of an environment for a little one.

1. Corner Protectors.

These are small soft bits that can be attached to the corners of structures like tables and chairs with sharp …