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Become a Home Roots Patreon Subscriber & Access Nature Based Learning Resources Okay so what is Patreon? What do you get when you become a Home Roots supporter on Patreon? Read on to find out! Patreon is a membership platform for creators and artists to share their work. It enables people like me to create and share in one space where supporters (or subscribers) can access that work for a...

Motherhood as Meditation

This morning I got up to make a cup of tea before the children woke. I had scarcely filled the kettle before tiny sounds called me back to the bedroom and a sleepy baby held her arms up. I tried to set her down with toys so I could carry on with the morning but she fussed and wailed until I scooped her up again. Motherhood as a different pace than the life I knew previously. We have created...

Honest Motherhood

What no one tells you There are days I sit here and think that what no one tells you about motherhood could fill several encyclopedias. No one tells you how you will barely be able to think about anything but this new human. Everything else in your life fades into white background noise. Nothing will ever be as important as seeing those tiny little cheeks break into a smile, watching the rise...

Finding Strength as a New Mother

  When my son was born, my partner kept telling me I was strong. The strongest person he'd ever met. Most days I didn't feel strong. Most days I felt really tired, a little weepy and overwhelmed. What kind of person was I now? Explorer? Wanderer? Mother? Wife? Daughter? And then the daily struggle of wondering what I'd forgotten in the newborn hazy days of little sleep. Did I remember to...