Posts Tagged ‘Seasons with heart’

Self-Care for Autumn

Self-Care for autumn: Make yourself a golden leaf crown Roll in a pile of leaves Wake up before everybody and enjoy a chai latte Take a walk in nature alone and experience your surroundings with your senses rather than your thinking Eat a warm apple pie Give yourself a pumpkin facial  Practice a balance pose…

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Autumn Activities

The rhythm of the seasons offers us so many opportunities to connect with nature. Children are already so wonderful at noticing the smallest changes from a snail creeping along a rock to a squirmy worm in the garden. When we can create opportunity for our little ones to join in the “work”, we are all…

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September Crafts

  Let’s get crafty! We love making felted acorn garlands! It’s very simple and inclusive for young children as they can gather the acorns, remove the “hats” and help with wet felting. Older children can tie the string on the acorn stems and glue the felt into the cap. I found this great tutorial (and…

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Autumn Verses & Games

It still feels like summer here in Sonoma County, in fact we are in the middle of a heat wave. But the leaves are starting to turn golden and fall, the apples are ripening and our family is ready for the change of seasons. This month I’m sharing two sweet verses that connect with the…

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Fun Late Summer Ideas

    Fun ways to enjoy the last days of summer Watch the Perseid meteor shower, happening right now!  What fruits and veggies are in season? Harvest, preserve, freeze, bake, jam, share and enjoy them as much as you can until next year. Go camping, if your backyard is what is doable, go for it.…

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August Muse~Letter

As summer’s end is drawing close an urge for busyness may be creeping into your consciousness. Back to school preparations, getting that last trip in before autumn and getting involved in community activities may start filling your schedule, what if we choose to embody a quality of spaciousness to relish every last ray of summer?…

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Home-Made Cards for Dad

  Father’s Day is on June 19th this year. What are some ways that you can offer a special day for the father in your life? For the past three years we have gone camping with two other families for a long weekend. The dads receive a special Father’s Day fancy dinner over an open…

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June Muse-Letter

Hello Mothering Artists! This month’s newsletter celebrates fathers. Fathering with intention~a great article from the Art of Manliness Join our online learning community for only $20 per month and receive support to parent with intention. Let’s hear from the dads~ 3 dads share about fatherhood Simple and sweet cards your child can make for father’s day…

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Raw-cho Cheese Dip

  Remember those little league nachos from childhood, the kind where the “cheese” is pumped from a huge squirt container on stale chips at the ball park? I do, fondly. My friend and vegan chef extraordinaire, Tess Challis, has transformed the comfort/junk food experience into a nutrient dense and oh-so-delicious new version. Click here for…

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May

  In this month’s newsletter : Connect with your mother…Mother Earth~ideas for nature nurturing Connect with a community of mothers~our Heart of the Home Online Community is opening enrollment and we are having a big sale! Connect with your child ~create a pocket puppet story and download our free PDF with sweet ways to cultivate…

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