Exploring Nature With Children: Harvest Moon

As I’ve spoken about before, we loosely follow the brilliant Exploring Nature With Children curriculum, dipping into it most weeks. I find that it gives me something to think about in terms of what we might be looking for on our nature walks and books to pull out to support this. This week focuses on the Harvest…

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Calm Celebrations course now open for booking

I am delighted to announce that booking is now open for my Calm Celebrations course. As a parent, 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 exuberant celebration. We know that spending quality time with friends…

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Celebrating Autumn: Preparing for Rosh Hashanah as a secular family

Next Sunday, the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah will begin, and we have slowly been preparing to celebrate it. I feel like before I go further, I should say that although Rosh Hashanah is a Jewish festival, I am not Jewish myself! My husband is Jewish as is all of his side of our family,…

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Celebrating Autumn: Things to celebrate, make, do and tell + announcing Calm Celebrations course

Autumn is the season that has my heart. Last year, Autumn was very difficult for our family, and I wasn’t able to enjoy it at all, so this year I am looking forward to it even more than usual. Below are some ideas of things to celebrate, do, make, and tell in Autumn, as you plan…

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Celebrating Autumn: On Our Bookshelves

Autumn is most definitely on the way. I can feel it in the cool mornings and evenings, the darker nights (which are so welcome in our home!), the candles which are lit with increased regularity, and the delicious feeling of new starts that tells me September is close. I’ve put away our Summer books and pulled…

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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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