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Some sweet spring verses

Each morning, Frida and I gather for morning time over breakfast. We read poetry, learn about artists, listen to beautiful music, read nature books, learn languages, and so much more. One of my favourite parts of morning time is learning, singing, and reciting some seasonal songs and verses. With the current big shifts in the…

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Coronavirus and kids: Talking, doing, learning

Things can feel uncertain at the moment, and a lot of families I’ve spoken to are feeling worried and anxious about what will come over the coming weeks and months. I’ve quickly pulled this post together in the hope that it will help. How to talk about the virus with children Talking to children about…

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Letters from A Beautiful Childhood

Hello friends! It’s been a while. I wanted to let you know that, from this month, I will be sending out a monthly email letter, from my heart to yours. In each letter I will share some reflections on the month that has passed – on parenting, our home education journey, my peaceful parenting education…

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A Beautiful Childhood: The Course is open once more

I am delighted to announce a fourth run of my signature online course A Beautiful Childhood in January 2020. I truly believe in an eclectic approach to raising children; in picking and choosing different ideas and methods to fit your own family values and needs, and in being inspired by different styles and trying things out…

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The Peaceful Home: In praise of bad days

Yes, you read that title right! I want to talk a bit about why our children’s challenging behaviour can be a gift to us as peaceful parents, and something that we could actually begin to feel grateful for. As a peaceful parent, one of the most valuable mindset shifts which serves me again and again…

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Calm Celebrations course open for booking

I am delighted to announce that booking is open once again for my Calm Celebrations course, which will run again from Monday 4th November. As a parent, I know you want to give your children joyful experiences. You want to make memories that they will cherish well into adulthood, gifting them moments of calm togetherness alongside…

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Morning time playlist

We listen to a lot of Classical music throughout the day when we are at home, especially during morning time. If you use Spotify, you can find our current morning time playlist here. I edit it every now and again but it’s basically just gentle Classical music, and it’s a good place to start if…

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