Like the ‘slow food’ movement, slow parenting is about reconnecting to that part of yourself and your family that somehow got lost in the shuffle of busy lives. Full of great ideas and resources to reduce ‘frazzle’ and take it slow.
Information and ideas for forest school and adventure activities including The Woodland Project which provides children with disabilities and their families the opportunity to learn new skills, uncover hidden talents and spend quality time together at peace, in nature.
After the publication of “Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder” in 2005, author Richard Louv and others co-founded the Children & Nature Network, a nonprofit organisation whose mission is to fuel the worldwide grassroots movement to reconnect children with nature.
Do you like the idea of your children being able to play freely outside their own front door? Two mums from Bristol (UK) came up with the idea that they could take the street party model and apply to close their street to traffic one day after school, giving the road over to the children to play in.
Kathleen Lockyer, creator of the Nature-Led Approach is an Occupational Therapist of 20 years experience and a leader in Sensory Processing Disorders and Therapeutic Listening. Her empowering blog and mentorship program is a light in the storm for parents & educators with sensitive children.