Taking a road trip in a van with kids

Mom and son travelling on mini-van reading book

You know those Instagram posts where you see RVs and vans wonderfully adapted to an on-the-road lifestyle? They’re almost always parked by the sea, or near breathtaking views, in the mountains, or in a lush green meadow. We’re sure you know what we’re talking about, and you’ve probably been itching to experience that lifestyle yourself, […]

Imagination and creativity: turbocharging your child’s curiosity. 

Encourage children’s creative thinking and imagination   “Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited, imagination embraces the world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution” (Albert Einstein).   Einstein saw clearly that creativity is one of the most powerful qualities in human beings.  When properly stimulated, human beings of all ages (including children) can harness their imagination to create […]

Fancy a slow vacation? Bring slow parenting into your family! 

“Hey kids! Today we’re going to do… absolutely nothing!” Imagine saying a sentence like that to your children, on the first or second day of your vacation. No schedules or deadlines, and if the urge to do something comes up, do it without rushing!  This kind of approach tends to relax both adults and children, […]

Minimalism and children: improving well-being and helping the environment

Minimalism and children? Surely do-able! Do your children’s toy baskets erupt like volcanos? Cars, robots, puppets and books instantly go from inside the basket to all over the floor. Do you notice that often after the eruption they end up playing with the same two or three toys? If this is the case, it’s time […]

Being outdoors is good for our body and mind

Walking or doing sports outdoors has a huge impact on our mood, as well as our mental and physical well-being. If you don’t believe us, bring your children to a meadow, perhaps equipped with a ball or a kite! Give them a bicycle to ride or a notebook to draw — whatever fascinates them most. You will quickly realize how powerful the sunshine and light are, because nature can have positive effects on their body and mind (and […]

Taking a bath to get clean – and to learn about going green

Bath time is the perfect opportunity to talk to your children about why water is a precious resource, and how they can help protect it. While they splash in the tub, you can tell stories and play games and do other activities to teach them about environmental issues and encourage them to conserve water. In […]

Spring activity: creating a vegetable garden with young children!

This article collects a bit of practical advice for a fun outdoor spring activity to be carried out with your children: starting and nurturing a small (or large) vegetable garden to encourage contact between children and nature. This is a unique opportunity to talk about the importance of raw materials (such as water), composting, and […]

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