‘We made bush’


Every year we plant trees for National Tree Day and last weekend we went to check on our plants from 2012.   Big difference! The kids were so excited. 'We made bush!' My son commented that it was nice to see how much we'd helped. My daughter pointed at the highest trees … [Read more...]

Nature’s lessons in mindfulness


Welcome to the July Mindful Mama Carnival: Mindfulness and Nature This post was written for inclusion in the Mindful Mama Carnival hosted by Becoming Crunchy and TouchstoneZ. This month our participants have shared their experiences of mindfulness and the natural world. Please read to the end to … [Read more...]

Grateful for outdoor classrooms


School has been a recurring theme for me lately. Who would have thought? Just a couple of months ago I thought that starting school was such a non-event and everyone was making too big a deal out of it. As you can imagine, we've been playing schools a lot. You may be already bored playing … [Read more...]