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How to pack a healthy packed lunch
Monday, 16 Aug, 2010 – 5:00 | Comments Off
How to pack a healthy packed lunch

Little Miss Green asked me for a packed lunch this week. She told me she wanted to pretend she was going to school and I had to pack her a lunch!
There have  been some alarming …

How has your day been?
Monday, 10 May, 2010 – 6:11 | 24 Comments
How has your day been?

This month’s theme for the Carnival of Natural Parenting is “Role model” We’ve been asked how our style of natural parenting has inspired someone else.
I found this hard to write because it can sound as …

Real nappies for dolls!
Thursday, 2 Jul, 2009 – 6:00 | Comments Off
Real nappies for dolls!

Oh me oh my. How I wish I were 5 again. But then again, perhaps I’ll just let my inner child out to play instead.
While searching on the web I came across real cloth nappies …

Over the counter cold medicines “should not be given to children under six”
Wednesday, 22 Apr, 2009 – 6:00 | One Comment
Over the counter cold medicines “should not be given to children under six”

It would seem our Grandmothers were right all along. The advice now is to bring back the age old wisdom of fluids, rest and honey and lemon for treating coughs and colds!
Recent advice given by …

Rain Tees – eco friendly clothing supporting the rainforests
Thursday, 9 Apr, 2009 – 6:00 | One Comment
Rain Tees – eco friendly clothing supporting the rainforests

This week I’ve been fortunate enough to be speaking to the lovely Beth Doane; founder of Rain Tees.
It really warms my heart and is an honour to be able to connect with some of the …

Potato council potatoes for schools – home education resources
Tuesday, 31 Mar, 2009 – 11:52 | Comments Off
Potato council potatoes for schools – home education resources

One of the most frequent questions when people know we home educate is about resources. What resources are out there? What support do you have? What things can you get access to?
I have to admit, …

Planting potatoes!
Monday, 30 Mar, 2009 – 11:30 | 2 Comments
Planting potatoes!

It’s not too late to plant potatoes, but many people will have them in already. We tend to run a few weeks behind everyone else over here – we have heavy clay soil which gets …