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Socialisation without School

Here’s what it’s like getting “socialised” without school ……it looks like real life. ➖ The children and the adults intentionally make friends and hang out with people they like as much as they want, whenever they want. ➖ Just like real life. ➖ The children and adults build relationships with people of all different ages….

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The Best Thermomix Gluten Free Banana Bread

This banana bread is YUMMO!  Even my fussy 5 year old ate it…….and she’s not a fan of…..well……most things. 😉 This is actually a bit of twist on Donna Hay’s Banana bread recipe which has been converted for the Thermomix by the wonderful MrsDplus3.  You can find her original converted recipe with all purpose flour…

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I don’t plan to raise obedient children

  Traditionally, obedient children, meant good parenting………the aim was to train children/people to make life as easy as possible for the adults around them for the most part.  There was also some outdated idea that children need to be punished in order to ‘learn to be good people’ and ‘being good people’ again, meant obeying immediately…

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I let my children learn about whatever they like. Here’s why…..

And just like that……Halloween becomes BIOLOGY. With many questions this morning about what is growing on our pumpkin. Discussions on decomposition, microbes, moulds and funguses unravelled like a mummy’s bandages. Funnily enough, Violet had recently watched an episode of the magic school bus, that included information about mould and microbes. Interesting how things come together…

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Asher Jane, our forth trimester has come to a close.

Dear Asher Jane, Our second rainbow baby and our third baby here on earth.  We had given up on you, but we should have known better.  We were always meant to be at least 5 strong. You are the 5th little soul in our family of trail blazers.  5 of us, journeying, growing and learning…

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