Tag Archives: connection to nature

Adventure plays a big role in all our programs – whether it is a quest for small insects on a trek around a local bushland with our Mud Pies Nature Playgroups, or a saunter down the river foreshore for a change of scenery and to explore the land ahead. The main thing is, it’s never…

Peaceful Parenting. Is this a myth? An unattainable goal? At times I certainly think this to be the case. Peaceful Parenting sounds like a great idea in theory but my reality often feels as though it’s at the other end of the scale.Schedules, expectations of myself (and that I place on my children) and tiredness…

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″] “Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play really is the work of childhood.“ Fred Rogers [/cmsms_text][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″] If you read the newspaper, scroll through your Facebook feed or subscribe to any blogs about nature connection, outdoor play…

On a recent holiday to Kangaroo Island, Eli and I were following my husband’s family to a picnic spot several hundred metres up the road. Without even thinking I whipped Eli up, put him on my hip and started the walk in the heat. My father-in-law challenged me and said, “Aw put him down Mum,…