Solving World Problems One Mum at a

This time of year is important to rest not rush The Christmas fat will fall Take it easy on your bodies Be kind to yourself Too many posts about making goals Giving up this Restricting that Why not wait until the sun shines And our bodies warm Go for a walk Notice nature Drink warm teas with nice spices and grated ginger Focus on doing more of the good stuff Avoid the language of guilt, deprivation, lack, diet, oh I’m so this and so that What does it tell your mind? Here’s a cute puppy to raise your happy hormones! … Continue reading Solving World Problems One Mum at a

Solving World Problems One Mum at At Time : Taking Thyme Out

Solving World Problems One Mum at a Time Sage words Sometimes we have to Take thyme out A bouquet of Parsley Sage More Sage Rosemary and Thyme An after work windy walk to the allotment for a herb harvest. Mentally … Continue reading Solving World Problems One Mum at At Time : Taking Thyme Out

Solving World Problems One Mum at At Time : Why Sketching Builds Resilience

Why Sketching Builds Resilience What do you remember doing as a child and not really appreciating at the time, and has this influenced you now? Is Outcome Always A Priority?  During half term 2015, my husband Paul was away with work in Syria, so as often happens in the holidays,  I drove the kids up North to visit their older and younger cousins and spend time with my lovely sister in law, Auntie Sally, two mums working together is always so much easier than one eh. On this occasion we met at one of our favourite bolt holes in the … Continue reading Solving World Problems One Mum at At Time : Why Sketching Builds Resilience

Nature Data Collection

Can you estimate the percentage of children in the UK who cannot identify an oak leaf? I have been carrying out little surveys in the classes I’ve been teaching. Depending on the intensity of the planning left, it’s always an exciting adventure to have the opportunity to get the kids out of class into nature. The other day I visited a wonderful wildlife garden in a school and the class hadn’t been outside once this term to visit it. Another school has an entire woodland area, and again the kids hadn’t stepped on a single twig. One teacher had been … Continue reading Nature Data Collection