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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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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Our Story | How GUWN Began

History, everyone has one, and every person you admire has a story of their journey and how they came to be where they are. Previously, I discussed the enormous shift that occured when Aria was born, for those that haven’t read it, you can read it here. However, it occured to me that we had…

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Home-Schooling | Why We Chose It Over Conventional Education

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Education is perhaps one of the most important yet controversial topics in parenting. We all know that our children need to learn, but how, what and where are all up for debate. Home-schooling in particular, receives a lot of attention and seems to be a major point of debate. In the past, before public school,…

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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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The Fourth Trimester | Second Pregnancy

The Fourth Trimester is a special time for all mothers, whether it’s your first baby or your fifth. It’s a time of bonding, recovering and soaking up all of that newborn smell! After only 10 months, I was entering the fourth Trimester for a second time! But how did my experiences differ? Physical Recovery After…

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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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Why We Don’t Have A Strict Bedtime!

Many modern parents within the western world practice sleep training and create a strict bedtime routine for their children. The aim of which is to get the child into a routine, giving the parents some much needed down time! We, however, decided to take a different approach. We don’t have a set bed time for…

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