How To Enjoy The Colder Weather

With Autumn in full swing and Winter well and truly on the way it can be harder to enjoy the colder months outdoors. From rainy days to bitter frosts, there are multiple things that can make adventuring a little tougher. However, over the past couple of years we have discovered a few tips and tricks…

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Halloween| Nature Style

We are half way through October already (someone please slow time down!) and Halloween, otherwise known as Samhain in our house, is on our doorstep! This is truly my favourite time of year and a festival that, thankfully, the girls have developed a love for too. Sadly, however, modern day Halloween has become a smorgasbord…

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Unschooling | Why We Love It

There are many reasons why we chose to home educate our family, but the way in which we will teach them has changed and evolved as we have learnt more about home education and how we operate as a family. Within home education there are several main types of schooling. The more traditional home schooling…

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Autumn Activities

September is here and autumn is upon us once more. With that familiar chill in the air, many families see it as a time to return indoors and ride out the colder months until spring returns. However, these months are some of the best months to get out exploring nature. Rich colours adorn the trees,…

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Let’s Get Dirty! |Why You Should Embrace Your Childs Love For Dirt !

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Having a wild child with a passion for nature is fantastic! There are so many benefits to spending time outside, however with it comes an abundance of mud and dirt. In an age where cleanliness is prioritised, our children have minimal chances to explore their innate love of dirt. As parents, most of us are…

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Top Activities For Summer!

I cannot believe the summer solstice is upon us already! Spring has flown by this year! As we welcome the longer and warmer days, now is the perfect time to get out as a family and explore. Whether this is your first summer as a family or you want to try something new this year,…

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5 Reasons We Are Raising Nature Babies

The benefits of nature are not to be underestimated. In the age of technology, it is now more important than ever to keep nature a main focus within your parenting. From the moment we found out we were pregnant the first time, we knew we would be raising a nature baby. Not just because we…

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Lessons Parents Can Learn By Exploring Nature With Children

There truly is nothing on Earth that can compare to the beauty of nature. Adults all over the world travel hundreds of miles just to marvel at its magnificence. Now imagine experiencing all of this for the first time. No prior knowledge of what to expect. No expectations or judgements. Just pure, undiluted, innocent joy.…

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Raising A Wild Child

The term ‘wild child’ is often batted around parenting circles, however, more often than not, it is used in a negative context to describe a child who likes to break boundaries and step outside of societies box of acceptable behaviours. On searching the definition for a wild child, the answer given is: “A Wild child…

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Why We Love Preschooling At Home

Many people think home education starts at school age, but they couldn’t be more wrong. Even before you’re making decisions about which education route to take, your child is busy learning! Children go through many key development periods, one of the most important being before they even step foot in a classroom. Learning comes naturally…

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