Beeswax Leaf Dipping

  I love weaving simple traditions into each season. They have truly enriched our family life! Together, we look forward to the special gifts that each season brings. Every morning we head out on a nature walk, to visit a familiar forest by our home. I believe it’s really important for kids to be exposed … More Beeswax Leaf Dipping

 Going Against The Grain

 “I’m homeschooled!” I overheard Anneka declare enthusiastically during her break at gym class.  I looked over at my girl. There she was, surrounded by a group of other six-year-old girls; the only time she’s regularily around a group of children determined by age. Her friends had been discussing the upcoming school year during their snack … More  Going Against The Grain

Our Egg Hatch Project

Spring is in full swing over here now, and we’ve been keeping busy with lots of little projects! At our homeschool co-op, we’ve planted seedlings, and started building a living play structure out of willow shoots. At home we’ve made a temporary habitat for observing earthworms, and filled our bookshelves with beautiful spring stories. We’ve seen … More Our Egg Hatch Project

Fall Foliage Crafts.

I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables Autumn is the perfect time for nature crafts don’t you think? October in our neck of the woods is beautiful. The colours, the crisp air… there’s nothing like it. It even has a certain smell. For real!  … More Fall Foliage Crafts.