Beautiful Books: Gerda Muller

At the moment Frida can’t get enough of Gerda Muller’s books. I’m not surprised – Muller’s books are amazing. They all have a strong focus on the seasons and the natural world, featuring ponds, woods, gardens, farms, and balconies full of plants. They reflect a slower pace of childhood where children spend their holidays helping…

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Frida turns three! Gifts for a three year old.

Last week Frida turned three. Three! My tiny baby. Suffice to say that I got very emotional and may have cried several times. Somehow three – this definitive leap away from toddlerhood, from being a baby – has affected me much more than previous birthdays. She is truly a little girl now. A pre-schooler (pre-homeschooler?).…

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Beautiful Books: Hidden World

We have discovered some beautiful new books recently, and I wanted to share some of them with you. Two of our favourite new additions to our bookshelves are the Hidden Worlds books, Ocean and Forest. Each book is structured in the same way; double-pages with six big fold-out pictures, each containing a line of information about…

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Talking about the weather: DIY weather wheel + book recommendations

Frida and I have been talking a lot about the weather at the moment! She is British, after all, so she has a LOT of weather-based small-talk ahead of her. To allow Frida to simply record the weather – and to encourage her observation – I made her a very simple weather wheel. I simply…

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