Welcome to Frida Be Mighty!

I’m Eloise. A mother, writer, and parenting coach. I live in a house full of books in South London with my husband Sam, our three year old daughter Frida who we are homeschooling, and our sweet ginger cat Albie.

I am passionate about peaceful parenting. I believe that parenting can be a truly radical act, and that the way in which we raise our children can have a profound positive impact on our communities, our societies, and our world. I also believe that we can have fun in doing so, and that it is possible to enjoy our time with our children.

My wish for Frida is that she have a slow, gentle, beautiful childhood, filled with stories, long walks in green spaces, mud, and poetry.

On my blog I write about:

  • peaceful parenting and gentle discipline;
  • creating family rhythms which work for everyone;
  • simplifying and slowing down our family homes, schedules, and lives;
  • home educating, and our journey of home ed’ing a young child;
  • activity ideas and book recommendations; and
  • Montessori and other alternative education philosophies, including Walorf and Charlotte Mason.

I don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to raising children. I love helping parents find more ease and joy in their parenting, through gaining clarity around child development and corresponding parental expectations, exploring their values and priorities, and supporting them as they shape their family lives and rhythms around them.

I believe that when you thrive, your children thrive.

I hope you enjoy my website,

Eloise xx

Disclaimer:

  • The honesty and ethical integrity of this blog is very important to me.
  • I occasionally mention or post links to products that we have been gifted or sent for review; when this is the case I always make it very clear. I only accept items for review that I think will appeal to you, my readers, and I do not accept everything I am offered. 
  • I sometimes post affiliate links when recommending books and products that Frida and I genuinely love; this is a win-win for for you and for me! These kinds of links cost you nothing, but I get a small percentage of the cost if you decide to buy the item I link to. I do not earn a lot from affiliate links, and what I get helps me to keep creating free content on this blog. 
  • If you have any questions about the above please don’t hesitate to get in touch. 

16 replies on “About Eloise

  1. Your blog has been so inspiring! I’m a first time mom living in Canada and stumbled your blog through Pinterest. My daughter, Kiana, was born November last and she’s at the stage of expanding her activity space. I’m looking for ideas to turn our family room into her play and learn area, which can also grow with her.

    Please keep writing and be inspirational!

    Daisy

  2. You are truly inspirational!

    It’s great to find another passionate feminist mother out there and be able to share our mothering experiences.

    Thank you for all that you do. ❤

  3. Just found this wonderful blog.
    I’m a mother of a 7month year old daughter living in Germany. She will go to a Montessori Kindergarten when she is about 20 month… At the moment, I’m searching for ideas to also make our home Montessori-like 😉

  4. Your blog is such an inspiration to me. I love that you show how Montessori can be presented in a natural, easy going manner, including nature & the outdoors. I get the feeling Frida really enjoys the experiences and home environment you provide for her. Nice work!

  5. Hello,
    I really enjoy your blog. Your Frida is a little older than my son so it has been nice to be able to think ahead a bit. As a family we are not as artistic or musical as your family seems to be so it has been really great to see your ideas, things that we would never think of, and then to incorporate them into our home. We need a variety of perspectives to thrive! I was wondering if you had other blogs that you enjoy or might recommend, maybe some that inspire or challenge you the way yours inspires our family?
    -LE

    1. Thank you so much for your lovely comment! I really love Lulastic and the Hippyshake for gentle / radical parenting inspiration. While Family Rhythms for her series interviewing mothers about their family rhythms. How We Montessori and The Kavanaugh Report and Midwest Montessori for Montessori inspo! Xx

  6. Dear Eloise,

    I love your article on reading and writing Montessori style. I have been a Montessori assistant for the past twelve years and have set up a blog in French to share advice such as yours with parents who want to know more about the method. Would you be ok with me translating your post and sharing it with my readers ? I would put a link back to your version of course… Here is a link so you can see what I have on there to date: http://montessorifrance.com/

    Thanks in advance.

  7. Hey,

    I’d really love it if you did a piece on Montessori Online Training programs like Montessori Live: http://www.montessorilive.org they’re nonprofit organizations trying to provide Montessori educators with the most convenient way possible to get certified so they can influence young lives in the best way imaginable.

    Thanks for all your writing thus far!

  8. I really enjoyed exploring your blog. I think you have a wonderful parenting style. My girls are now in university, so my parenting is mostly done. Enjoy every moment!

  9. I came across your blog not so long ago, and I find it very inspirational. I love everything you write! Since my son is 9 months old only, I spent this weekend looking back your first posts on the blog when Frida was younger, and I had such a great time. You got me even chuckling once in a while, there were so many similarities. It’s like you’re the future me! 🙂 I’ll be your eager reader in the future, and as my son grows, I’m sure I will come back again and again for older posts, too.

    1. Oh that is so kind of you to say, thank you so much for reading! I’m glad I can make you chuckle, my husband delights in telling me I’m not funny 😉 9 months is such a fun age, and it just gets better and better, I promise! Xxx

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