Our Lake District Adventure

I spoke in my last post about my New Year Intentions. One of the most important ones for me was adventure. To be precise, more of them! It really does spark joy within me to find myself in new places, exploring new landscapes….especially with the promise of a little magic thrown in. This month the…

Mindful Mama

I struggle with taking time for myself, doesn’t every mother? I love being out in nature, that is how I revive myself. A few moments in the garden after Arthur has gone to bed keeps me sane. I will often end up collecting bits and pieces, beautiful coloured leaves, petals and pinecones to name a…

The Magic of Play

Since my first blog post I have been thinking about my love affair with natural handmade toys and why I love them so much. We home educate our eldest boy and have always done this in a waldorf inspired way. I say inspired as we have never followed the Steiner education strictly…. I believe strongly…

It started with a Nin

This is serious! I though I’d share my journey about how I became addicted to wooden toys…. It began with the Myraid magazine….I can’t even remember the how, why, or when….I think it was something to do with a Steiner School open day. The book ( waldorf bible) came home with me that day and…