Celebrating Mabon (the Autumn Equinox) with Children

The harvest is in full swing and the wheel of the year has begun to spiral inwards once again as we move into the slower,…

#LettersForClimate: Tree Planting

This is a series I’ve wanted to start for months now. When I was in university I was a fervent activist and avid letter writer,…

Welcome to the Terrific Twos

On Saturday we entered the terrific twos with all of Peter’s favourite things: chocolate pudding for breakfast, “parcels,” family, playing, the park, cake, and pizza.…

How to Celebrate Litha (the Summer Solstice) with Children

In the natural world, we are at the peak of the growing season and all around us (in the northern hemisphere, at least) flowers are…

Why Our Environmental Choices Matter

Current news about the environment is upsetting. Last year’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report stated in no uncertain times that we have only 12…

How to Celebrate Beltane with Children

“Beltane is a celebration of the fertility and rampant potency of the life force. All of nature is growing and manifesting now in a wild…

How to Celebrate Ostara with Children

I didn’t mean to take over a month off from blogging but a bout of minor illnesses and ever deeper depths of sleep deprivations have…