“As a child, one has that magical capacity to move among the many eras of the earth; to see the land as an animal does; to experience the sky from the perspective of a flower or a bee; to feel the earth quiver and breathe beneath us; to know a hundred different smells of mud and listen unself- consciously to the soughing of the trees.” -Valerie Andrews
Chances are, you’ve heard of permaculture in relation to gardening right? You know it’s got something to do with sustainability? And yes, it’s a damn fine way to grow food, but did you know how permaculture principles can be applied to almost all social concepts, due it’s underlying ethical foundations of earth care, people care and fair share?
If you are blessed to be raising children in this moment in time you will be more than aware of the outright abundant joy but also great challenges that parenting brings. These days most parents are supporting and facilitating the growth of children within the standard Western dynamic of mother, father and children within four walls.