Winter Play Space tour

Welcome to our Winter play space tour. Each season, we rotate our toys, books and resources to celebrate the months ahead. It’s a simple way to learn about the seasonal changes in nature at an age appropriate level. Whilst we also do plenty of seasonal activities, our Winter play space allows the children to explore […]

21 Family-Friendly Winter Activities to Keep You Cosy and Entertained

Stay cosy and entertained this winter with these 21 family-friendly winter activities. From indoor fun to outdoor adventures, there’s something for everyone. Keep the whole family active and happy with these creative and enjoyable ideas. Embrace the winter season and make lasting memories with your loved ones.   21 Winter Activities for the Whole Family […]

Finding Balance and Joy in the Winter Months: 5 Ways your Family Rhythm Changes

family rhythms in the winter months featuring a beautiful forest covered in a blanket of snow

Winter is a season that brings about changes in many aspects of life, including family rhythms. Family rhythms refer to the patterns of daily life that families establish and follow, such as meal times, bedtimes, and routines for school and work. These rhythms can be impacted by the winter months in a number of ways, […]

5 Reasons Why Family Movie Night is the Perfect Weekly Tradition

a family is watching a family movie in a cosy room.

Family movie night has fast become one of our favourite ways to spend time together. As a family of 5 – with a 9 year age gap between my youngest and oldest child – it can sometimes be difficult to find common ground, but not so with family movie night. Family movie night is a […]

Bringing Hygge Home: 10 Simple Ways to Embrace the Danish Art of Cosiness

hygee life: reading a book with a mug of coffee

Hygge is a Danish concept that has gained popularity in recent years as a way to create a cosy and comfortable atmosphere in the home. Pronounced ‘hoo-gah’, this concept is all about embracing simplicity, comfort, and joy in daily life, and it can be a great way for parents to create a warm and inviting […]

Autumn Traditions for the whole family

a 6 year old girl hugs a 'Minion' that has been made from stacked haybales. In the background you can see a display of pumpkins.

Autumn is the perfect time to try new activities or start some family traditions. One of our favourite Autumn traditions year is to visit the local pumpkin patch to pick out pumpkins for display and baking. So far, so simple. Whilst a lot of Autumn traditions are derided as ‘basic’, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with […]

My Simple Morning Rhythm as a Mother of 3

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Establishing a simple morning rhythm is essential for promoting calm and gaining control over the most important part of your day.   I recently wrote about establishing about establishing a calm, simple before school rhythm for your children – but what about you?   How you start your day can affect how the rest of […]

How to establish a simple, calming before school rhythm: 6 ideas to implement

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Building a simple, calming before school rhythm will help the rest of your day run smoothly. Here are 6 ideas to make your before school rhythm less overwhelming and more joyful.   Whether your child is starting school for the first time or your child is beginning a new term, there’s always an opportunity to […]

Welcoming Summer: 5 Ways Adapt our Family Rhythm

welcoming summer featuring a 5 year old girl admiring a sunflower

Summertime is a brilliant opportunity to slow everything down. With schools and preschools broken up for the summer, it’s the perfect opportunity to embrace the simpler things in life and enjoy being with your children. Welcoming Summer For us, welcoming summer means adapting our daily and weekly rhythms to accommodate the warmer weather. Without school to […]

No-schedule Summer? 4 reasons why you don’t need a schedule for your children

No-schedule summer: a 6 year old girl picks sunflowers in a field

With so many colour-coded schedules popping up all over my Instagram and Pinterest feeds, I wanted to add an alternative solution: a no-schedule summer!⁠ ⁠ Does this sound horrifying to you? Well I promise you that it’s not. ⁠ The problem with hour-by-hour schedules is that you’re quickly setting yourself up for a stressful summer […]