Including meditation in our bedtime routine

I recently renewed my Headspace subscription. For those of you not familiar with Headspace, it’s a brilliant mindfulness and meditation app (not sponsored by the way – I just love it). I hadn’t used Headspace for well over a year, and I was delighted to notice that there is now section of meditations for children.…

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A day in our home : reclaiming our rhythm 

I have been thinking a huge amount about our daily rhythm at the moment, and what I want that rhythm to look like. This summer has been quite difficult for me personally, and that coupled with the lack of structure that summers often bring has seen our rhythm flounder. I knew something had to change,…

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My favourite Montessori books for parents

I am often asked if I can recommend some books on Montessori for parents who would like to find out more, or to deepen their knowledge and understanding on the topic. I have finally organised myself enough to share some recommendations with you! There is so much more to the Montessori philosophy and approach than…

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Scooting! 

For her first birthday Frida received a 3-in-1 Mini Micro Scooter from her grandparents. I spoke to friends who had used these with their older children and they all recommended them so enthusiastically that we thought Frida would probably enjoy one. We liked that the scooter comes with a little removable seat, and a small…

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One year of Frida

And just like that, she is one.  She is an explosion of sheer delight, a fluffy-haired ball of light. Our determined, hilarious, sweet, delightful, sparkling, mighty daughter is no longer really a baby, but a small girl, her very own self.   At 7:10am on a sunny Sunday morning precisely one year ago, Frida came bursting…

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