It is never easy babysitting or looking after a toddler as they are at an inquisitive, explorer mode with energy of Batman and Superman.

Well one trick I found that works is taking them outside so they are one with nature.

Now I am not one to stay outside for long. I rather prefer the comfort of the sofa indoors, but my 19 month old boy is teaching me new skills and making me appreciate the great outdoors.

We go out to collect leaves, ointment at birds and watch flying planes. This I have realized is a good time to feed my picky eater while he is strapped to his stroller.

Last week he taught me a few soccer moves as you can see my budding soccer player. Let me know what you get up to with your children to keep them busy.