Happiness

Sometimes happiness is putting little gravel rocks one by one in a wheelbarrow and using said wheelbarrow as a trumpet and just sitting there watching little people do things that don’t have to make sense with a wheelbarrow. #wheelbarrowsforlife #teamwheelbarrow #kids #children #parenthood #parenting #zen #itdoesnthavetomakesense #gravel #rocks #ordinary #farmlife #unschooling #consciousparenting #continuumconcept

Mirror, Mirror

When did you last see yourself in the mirror and spontaneously wanted to give yourself a big smooch? Lol, I don’t remember ever feeling that way! As for many, looking in the mirror has over the years become an automated moment of self-scrutinizing, self-criticising and self-judging. As soon as I’d see my reflection in the …

Soccer Mom

When I imagined myself one day becoming a soccer mom, I didn’t think I’d actually be playing any soccer… Seeing our kids growing up gives us as parents the amazing opportunity of revisiting our childhood, the personalities we created, the beliefs we formed about ourselves, the decisions we made and the chances we never took. …

DIY Wooden Block Toys

A few years ago I dragged a bin of wood cut offs destined for the fire place out of the shed, thinking they’d be awesome as building blocks. I was talking to @adam.closs who is a carpenter and was busy with some woodwork outside about the blocks. He got the idea of cutting some pillars …

Farm Girls

Syntia is well on her way to becoming a farm girl through and through. Having grown up in an urban setting myself, it is awesome to see how comfortable she is sitting on my horse’s back or going for a ride on Cesar’s tractor. Farm life was completely foreign to me when I moved out …

Playing With Fire

Cesar literally playing with fire. Fire is one of his big fascinations, and he welcomes stormy nights when the power goes out (= lots of candles). When I was young I did not get much experience with fire. Once, I set a paper tissue on fire (I was playing in secret, I was not to …