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It’s Monday morning, and it’s raining but I indeed can’t complain because we’ve had the most glorious couple of days of blue skies, gentle sunshine and blooms everywhere. The Spring equinox felt like an absolute celebration and reprieve from all the illnesses running through our household this month. While I’m a little disappointed I haven’t […]

It’s day 4 over here, and I’m feeling the rising energy in me as I shift out of my inner winter. I use my menstrual cycle as a faithful guide to set the pace of my month, and I try to take things as quietly and softly as I can during my period. Every time […]

This weekend I rested. Properly. Which feels like a minor miracle in this season of life. The final stage of my cold was lingering and it was Day 1 of my cycle. So I moved plans around, DH (Dear Husband) took full charge of parenting, I went to the public library, borrowed some books that […]

We’re almost on the other side of all these illnesses in our household. I’m still feeling very rough, but DS1 (dear son 1)has got his sparkle back and is returning to his active, curious form. We’ve been lucky that he is a great little eater. The only thing he has flat-out refused is turnip. So […]

One of the biggest reasons I love the Montessori approach is the concept of toy rotation and using simple, everyday objects. I have learned this concept from Montessori writer and teacher Simone Davis. She makes Montesorri so accessible through her blog, courses and two books on babies and toddlers – both of which live on […]

We’re still nursing a sick little one, who now has conjunctivitis on top of his cold. Quite the induction to daycare! Which has meant staying close to home for most of the day in the warmth and going about things quietly. DS1 is all rugged up and snug in his off-road pram and DH has […]

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