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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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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How To Build A Sensory Garden

Being outdoors truly has many benefits for your children. Last week we discussed our top tips for gardening with your children, and how to make it an enjoyable experience for all! One of the potential projects we mentioned was building a sensory garden for your little ones to enjoy. Sensory gardens are amazing not just…

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Tips For Gardening With Children

Gardening is a relaxing activity and enjoyable for all. As a family, gardening and maintaining our homestead is a huge part of our daily lives. But why is it beneficial for your children? Not only is getting physically in contact with the Earth very grounding and calming, but by taking up gardening you reap all…

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Build A Wildlife Garden | Animal Habitats

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As stated in our previous post, using the right flowers in your garden is essential if you want to support the local wildlife. However, there are lots of other ways to give the wildlife a helping hand, such as creating specific habitats. From mini ponds to bug hotels, there are options for gardens of all…

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