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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Celebrating September: The start of (home)school, a seasonal shift, and some new year festivities

Happy September! I always get “back to school” feelings when September approaches, and this month is no different. There is a distinct chill in the air in the mornings and evenings, the sun is going down a little earlier, some of the local trees are starting to turn, and rosehips are growing fat in our…

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