Feeling the Ground Under Your Feet

4 years ago
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This is a picture of my feet: Not of the children, not of some great epiphany, just my feet standing on a woodland floor.
 
 
 
On Sunday we went up the coast to a Wild Child Day. There were a lot of activities aimed at helping the children explore nature but importantly there were also some activities for the adults as well.
 
As another mama commented: You spend so much time giving children your enriching experiences, something you forget to have them yourselves.
 
So here I am, barefoot, learning to use my senses better by playing blindfold games, building fires andcooking damper on sticks, baby asleep on my front, children running round collecting hazelnuts.

Just .... being.

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How do you take time for yourself as a parent? I'd love to hear your ideas.

 Mum, activist and parenting junkie. Passionate about empowering women and living a good life with my family. http://www.maybediaries.com/

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