5 Daily rituals to restore and reconnect

Motherhood has changed me in ways I could have never imagined. It has shaken and tested me like nothing else. Yet at the same time, I have also felt love in it’s purest form. The love for your child is like no other. This period in isolation has brought up some pretty big emotions for me. How do I continue…

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Wild movement & WILD PLAY!

Have you ever just stopped and watched your children play? And by watching, I mean really observing them at a whole new level. Their interactions, their movements, their wild spirit. It’s something that is so unique to childhood. It’s that natural instinct that animals have to move and play freely and which children also have if given the opportunity, time…

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Backyard Camping Tricks & Tips!

Every Easter long weekend, we pack up the car and our camping gear to head out on our annual family road trip to the Grampians! Like many of us, our plans for Easter have dramatically changed due to the Coronavirus restrictions and my kids are hanging out to do something fun and adventurous. The thought of not being able to…

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Bush Kindergarten Melbourne Directory

  Many families are keen to enrol their children into a bush kindergarten before they start school but often don’t know where to start looking so we’ve done all the hard work for you!  Current research suggests that children need to spend much more time playing in our natural world. When considering kindergarten for your child, it’s important to consider…

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5 Reasons why you should let your child go barefoot

Remember those carefree, barefoot days of summer? The soft grass beneath your feet? The warm sand between your toes? And, yes, even the occasional stone or twig pricking the underside of your feet uncomfortably! When was the last time your children went barefoot outside? When was the last time you did? Recent research suggests going barefoot isn’t just an essential…

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Top 6 places to visit with kids on Phillip Island

Phillip Island has become one of my favourite places to take the kids for a family-friendly weekend away from the hustle and bustle of Melbourne. And with school holidays here (and the warmer weather!), what better to enjoy nature than on this beautiful island! Here’s our top outdoor destinations in Phillip Island for families! 1. Red Rocks BeachSet against a…

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