The Benefits of Martial Arts for Kids

Nowadays, our children are victims of the modern world, in which technology is the leading example of how to NOT get raised properly. We let our children expose themselves to the world through their mobile and desktop devices and often forget how exercise is important. Apart from exercise and movement as a prerequisite of every child, the values in life such as self-control, confidence, strength … Continue reading The Benefits of Martial Arts for Kids

Kids and Scuba Diving

If children under the age of 12 are physically, mentally and emotionally able to handle the skills and understanding the knowledge needed to scuba dive and the thirst to learn, he or she should be able to get certified. In my experience with my kids, children today are learning concepts crucial to understanding the risks involved in scuba at a younger age than previous generations. … Continue reading Kids and Scuba Diving

Lunch Box Snack of the Week: No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Prep/ Cooking Time: 15 minutes/30 minutes Servings: makes 8 servings Storage: Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days in the fridge. Equipment: 2 mixing bowls, 2 pans, baking pan Served warm, straight from the oven, or chilled as dessert, there’s almost nothing to beat this lovely treat.  A perfect lunch box accompaniment your little one will love. Ingredients 6 tablespoons sugar, divided 3/4 cups of … Continue reading Lunch Box Snack of the Week: No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Year End Party Time

It’s one of our favorite things to do at Sitters4U; catering to functions. Generally speaking most of our staff are found working separately for private clients. It’s a tremendous opportunity to work together and have fun doing what we love! This last weekend we were blessed enough to work with over 100 children. We managed a number of rides including pony rides, water slides, jumping castles and electronic rides. We … Continue reading Year End Party Time

Lunch Box Snack of the Week: Chicken Bites

Prep/ Cooking Time: 15 minutes/10 minutes Servings: makes 20 bites Storage: Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days in the fridge. Equipment: 1 mixing bowl, 1 pan Bites of delight I call these little lunch box marvels. Fabulous sources of protein for you little bundle of joy. Ingredients 2 large chicken breasts cut into chunks 1 onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp (15ml) parsley 200ml fresh … Continue reading Lunch Box Snack of the Week: Chicken Bites

Lunch box snack of the week: Apple Crumble

Prep/ Cooking Time: 15 minutes/30 minutes Servings: makes 8 servings Storage: Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days in the fridge. Equipment: 2 mixing bowls, 2 pans, baking pan Served warm, straight from the oven, or chilled as dessert, there’s almost nothing to beat this lovely treat.  A perfect lunch box accompaniment your little one will love. Ingredients 6 tablespoons sugar, divided 3/4 cups of … Continue reading Lunch box snack of the week: Apple Crumble

Lunch box snack of the week: Baked banana chips

Lunch Box Snack of the Week: Baked Banana Chips

Prep/ Cooking Time: 4 hours 30 minutes Servings: makes 4 servings (use more bananas to increase your servings) Storage: Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days. Equipment: baking tray, mixing bowl, paper towels Ingredients: 8 bananas lemon juice Directions: Preheat  oven to 100° C. Peel the bananas and slice thinly. Coat your cookie sheet with non stick cooking spray. Place the bananas in the freezer until … Continue reading Lunch Box Snack of the Week: Baked Banana Chips