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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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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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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Homeschool With The Seasons | Autumn Activities

Here at Growing Up With Nature, we are a big fan of using natural resources to bring nature into the classroom, as well as keeping schooling costs down! Luckily, Mother Nature is fantastic at supplying beautiful schooling supplies all year round. Here we cover just a few options for our favourite time of year, Autumn!…

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Baby Wearing | Why We Love It

Baby wearing has become an increasing method in transporting our little one’s over the recent years, but the truth is it has been around since the dawn of time. Most mammals, and cultures outside the western world, see baby wearing as natural and instinctive. It is not a ‘method’ that is considered and debated upon.…

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Children – Our Youngest Prisoners

A shocking study, recently revealed that an average of 74% of our children, aged 5-12 years old, are spending less than 60 minutes playing outside. Whilst this statistic is shocking enough in itself, what makes it even more compelling is that under UN guidelines prison inmates are required to have at least one full hour…

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Nature Activities For Winter

It’s safe to say winter has well and truly arrived in England. Icy winds and downpours of rain, not to mention being knee deep in mud…. This may leave many of you wondering what outdoor activities can be enjoyed during winter. The answer: Many! We have put together a list of some of our favourite…

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