Holistic Preparation for Birth

Now you’ve got your hospital bag packed, or the birth pool set up in your living room, let’s turn to preparing our inner resources. We spend so much time preparing the practicalities for the arrival of our baby, that sometimes we can overlook the valuable...

Yoga in Real Family Life Doesn’t Look Like This!!

Glossy Instagram images of people in extreme Yoga poses in beautiful studios or mountain tops do little to inspire you when you’re knee deep in baby sick and nappies, when you’ve been up for as many nights as you can remember feeding babies and trying to...

Building A Family Forest School

After running the Beautiful Beginnings Natural Parenting Group for over five years and building a supportive and nurturing community for our children to grow up within, we decided that it was time to bring some changes to the group to meet the changing needs of our...

Contribute Your Birth Story To Inspire Others

Now Milestones of Motherhood is with Teika over at the fabulous Mother’s Milk Books undergoing the detailed process of editing and production, and I’ve made it to the other side of the Forest School Risk Assessments, I’m feeling excited to be able to...

Benefits of Pregnancy Yoga

Pregnancy Yoga, Cumbria ~ A Journey Of Connection In its essence, Yoga teaches us of unity and connection through mind, body and breath and the practices bring many benefits to our physical, mental and emotional health and spiritual unfolding. Yet during pregnancy,...

Creating Our Family Culture

Over on the Parent Tribe Blog is my second part of the Creativity and Family Life Series I’m exploring how each and every day as parents we create our family culture. Through all of the little things, the small moments, the mealtimes, bedtimes, days in and days...

Living With Kindness

With so much going on both in our day to day family lives and in the wider world, at times life with children can seem overwhelming; we are consumed by the busyness of the moment and if we allow our minds to project forward to their futures it can feel scary . We can...