How To Get Your Children Interested In Nature

One of the most common questions I get asked is how do I get my girls so interested in nature and the outdoors? So many parents I speak to struggle with getting their children out of the house and off on adventures, especially those with older children who would rather spend time gaming inside. However,…

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Homeschooling vs. Unschooling | What’s the Difference?

Home education is a growing field within many countries of the world, particularly in the United Kingdom. Through one reason or another, parents are choosing to follow an alternative path to conventional education. When it comes to home education there are many different forms, and we all do what is right for our own families.…

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The Importance of Choice

Choice. Freewill. Two very important concepts within our world. Yet, some of the most forgotten concepts when it comes to children. Why is something so simple and critical as choice so often an after thought? Why do so many parents end up overriding their children’s choices? Some may argue it is a side affect of…

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Santa? Not In Our House! | Our Alternative Christmas Story

Santa. The staple character of most western Christmases. Not in our house. I know, Scrooge, how could we not tell the girls about Santa!? Won’t they miss out on all of the magic!? The answer to both of these questions is a resounding NO.  Aside from personal beliefs, which we will get to in minute, there…

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How To Have A Minimalist & Meaningful Christmas

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In the western world, Christmas has become a massively commercialised affair. Parents pressured to build a pyramid of presents that the Egyptians would be jealous of.  Their play space cluttered with a whole host of noisy, flashing toys children become overwhelmed. This approach costs a small fortune, does absolutely nothing for your child’s development, or…

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The Benefits Of Nature | Why Is It So Beneficial For Children?

Parents have heard it a million times. We say it nearly every day on our social media. Nature is AMAZING  for your children. It is perhaps one of the best gifts you can give your little ones, apart from your love and affection of course. But why? Why is time outside so crucial for their wellbeing?…

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Autumn Family Bucket List

Another season is upon us! In England, Autumn has well and truly arrived. The leaves have turned to beautiful reds and oranges, and with it the colder nights! As a family we absolutely love Autumn. Last year, Aria was only just 2 months old and we were still getting to grips with being first time…

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5 Autumn Activities Your Family Can Enjoy!

‎Autumn is a fantastic time to get out and exploring nature. The rich colours of the trees, crunchy leaves and a nip in the air that reminds you winter is just around the corner. Whilst it may seem that the harsher weather may be cause to head indoors, this couldn’t be further from the truth!…

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5 Lessons We Should Learn From Our Children

There is no doubt in any parents mind, that when it comes to raising children it is one giant learning curve. Nobody hands you a manual at the hospital. There is no one right way to raise a child. It is one of the single most challenging and rewarding things we will ever do in…

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5 Things I Would Go Back And Tell Myself As A First Time Mum

Parenting, a daunting, life changing responsibility that I certainly hadn’t planned to experience so early in life. I had never really planned on having children, my maternal instinct was solely reserved for animals, when it came to babies I didn’t have a clue. So finding myself pregnant came with a lot of anxiety. Horses and…

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