Summer

Crafts, Tutorials, Stories, Recipes, Celebrations and Reflections for the Summer Season.

Children's Books in a basket.

Organizing your Children’s Books by Season

I've spoken here and there on social media about organizing your children's books by season. We keep our entire children's ...

Waldorf and Nature-Inspired Summer Reading List

For Children Summer by Gerda Muller How Does My Garden Grow by Gerda Muller The Story of the Wind Children ...

Setting the Intention to Get Outside

My children spend a lot of time outdoors. It’s a natural part of their daily rhythm. I’m lucky that we ...

The Rest Time Rhythm : Holding a Space for Daily Quiet and Stillness

Afternoons can be hard when you have little ones who don’t nap anymore but really need an hour or so ...

Sweet Chamomile Popsicles

Whole Family Herbs is a mini-Guide in the Shop that I co-authored with herbalist Courtney Irwin of The Secret Life of ...

For a Slow Summer Together : Say No

"Sorry, we can't." is a phrase I've come to love. With a big family (heck, with a small family too) ...

Creating Magical and Meaningful Birthday Traditions

We recently celebrated Juniper's fourth year around the sun. It was a simple day, as usual I opted for no ...

Creating Intentional Living Spaces : Part Two

We strive to live as much of our lives as we can intentionally: conscientiously including our Family Values in our ...