Booking open for Rhythm in the Home course

***THIS COURSE HAS NOW SOLD OUT*** I am delighted to announce another run of my Rhythm in the Home course! The September course sold out in nine hours, which was a lovely surprise, and I know some of you who wanted to join in missed out, so I will be running the course again in October…

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Rhythm in the Home: Our Summer Rhythm

Summer is when our rhythm shifts the most. Long, hot days mean we spend more time outdoors, so there are fewer defined moments in the day to anchor our rhythm to. Our beloved morning time gets shorter as we head out before the day gets too hot, we are often out for lunch, and depending…

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Exploring Nature With Children: Caterpillars

For the last week and a half we have been studying caterpillars. We are following the brilliant Exploring Nature With Children curriculum for our nature study, and this fortnight is designated for caterpillar study. After some deliberation I decided we would do as the curriculum suggests and order some caterpillars to “grow our own” butterflies, as observing…

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Exploring Nature With Children: Grasses 

We have recently started using the Exploring Nature With Children curriculum. It’s a brilliant resource with weekly nature walk inspiration, extension activity ideas, and a list of secondary materials including poems, art works, fiction and non-fiction book lists, and classification information. We are unlikely to follow it strictly every week, but it’s a brilliant source…

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Eggshell beeswax candles DIY

I recently made some eggshell beeswax candles for our Easter lunch table. Making these sweet candles is so easy, and they make the perfect addition to a Spring nature table, or as a centrepiece for an Easter lunch. I should stress that this isn’t a craft for a young child; I made these with Frida around,…

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Celebrating Easter: Traditions for a secular family

Happy Spring Equinox! I’ve been thinking recently about Easter; this year, Frida is old enough to really have a sense of the festivals we celebrate, and I know that many the seasonal rhythms we lay down now will stay with us for years to come as they are slowly woven into the fabric of our…

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Rhythm in the Home course announced

As a parent, life with a young child can sometimes feel chaotic and overwhelming. Juggling naps, work, chores, playdates, and setting up pinterest-worthy activities for your child can feel like a challenge – let alone finding time for self care, reflection, and connection. But it doesn’t have to be like that. Creating a strong, dependable…

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