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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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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Homeschooling | How To Discuss It With Family

Homeschooling is on the rise. More and more families are opting to educate at home, each for their own unique reasons (you can read ours here). Yet there is one thing they all have in common. Each family will have had “the talk”. Whether “the talk” was a simple light hearted discussion or a somewhat…

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Spring Nature Activities

Spring is here! Finally, warmer weather and longer days are on their way! Whilst winter does have it’s own wonders, you can read them here, there is something to be said for an adventure on a lovely sunny day. Here are our top spring activities for your family to enjoy! Nature Hunts Spring is a…

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Exploring Nature For Toddlers & Babies

Being out in nature is essential to our well-being, the benefits not only help physical development but is a key component to good mental health. However, many parents struggle with getting their younger children outside or find that lots of activities cater mainly for children over 5. Thankfully, nature is a fantastic provider, and there…

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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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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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