Tag Archives: parents

Adult Nature Connection

 Feeling at Home in Nature What does nature connection mean to you? For me it means feeling ‘at home’ outdoors. Feeling comfortable, feeling safe, that I belong. Comfortable to sit on the dirt, in the leaf litter, on the rock. Safe enough to lie back, close my eyes and relax. But also with a keen…

Peaceful Parenting – Is this a myth?

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…

Finding a Place to Play

[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…

Screen Time Overload (for adults)

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text] The last three weeks have been an exciting ride – working together with my close friend and colleague to set up, refine and then launch Educated by Nature into the world. We have spent our time developing our website, thinking about marketing, updating and managing our Facebook, Twitter and Youtube accounts, developing booking…