Rhythm in the Home: Morning Time and Tea Time

Morning time. Tea time. These have slowly become woven into the fabric of our days, and have become a beloved part of our daily rhythm. As well as providing regular time to learn, our practise of morning time and tea time insert two welcome pauses into our day; two opportunities each day for being fully present…

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The Early Hour interview 

The lovely Annie from The Early Hour has posted an interview with me, taking about our home life. In it, we chat mornings, clutter, creativity, motherhood, and why I’ll never be a true minimalist. Link here if you’d like to read it: http://theearlyhour.com/2018/03/02/families-instagram-eloise-rickman-mightymother_/  Eloise xx 

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Preparing for Spring: Putting together a nature walk bag

I always find that it gets to a certain point in February – crocuses and snowdrops are popping up everywhere, daffodils are appearing in gardens and by supermarket checkouts, the days are suddenly feeling longer and lighter – when I start to really crave spring. Do you feel it too? Unfortunately, the weather man tells…

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Seven tips on introducing practical life activities

“If teaching is to be effective with young children, it must assist them to advance on the way to independence. It must initiate them into those kinds of activities, which they can perform themselves. We must help them to learn how to walk without assistance, to run, to go up and down the stairs, to…

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