• Parenting

    Top Tips for the Summer Holidays

    by  • 17 July 2024 • Child Health and Parenting, Crafts & Activities, Food and Drink, Lou Harvey-Zahra, Parenting, Recipes • 0 Comments

    School’s out and everywhere up and down the country children and their parents are embarking on exciting (and hopefully sunny) summer holidays. However, we know the holiday period requires a lot of organisation and planning and it can be stressful for some parents. So today the Floris Books team is giving our parent readers...

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    Summer Veg, Cauliflower Pizza Dough (gluten-free)

    by  • 27 June 2024 • Crafts & Activities, Extract, Food and Drink, Parenting, Recipes • 0 Comments

    Summertime is here and we’ve got the perfect recipe for you to try out with your wee ones. Make a cauliflower pizza dough base for some summer fun, whatever the weather. Use your favourite seasonal veg, like carrots, tomatoes, aubergine and bell peppers. You can find more fun family activities like this in the...

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    Top Tips for Ending Bedtime Despair!

    by  • 18 January 2023 • Extract, Parenting • 0 Comments

    Sleep. For new parents especially, it can often be the thing of dreams, and when you find a solution the world feels that little bit brighter again. But what can you do when your child’s usual bedtime routine isn’t working anymore? In Raising Sound Sleepers: Helping Children Use Their Senses to Rest and Self-Soothe...

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    Building bonds with bubbles

    by  • 19 July 2022 • Crafts & Activities, Parenting • 0 Comments

    Looking for simple activities to help you connect more fully with your children and live more happily together? Try this fun bubble wand craft and share a rhyming bubble verse from The Connected Family Handbook: Nurturing Kindness, Warmth and Wonder in Children by Lou Harvey-Zahra and Danielle Harbison. Something as simple as blowing bubbles...

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    Resources for parents

    by  • 24 March 2020 • Books, Child Health and Parenting, Children's Books, Crafts & Activities, Parenting, Steiner Waldorf Education • 1 Comment

    Dear Friends, In this time of uncertainty, when the world seems almost unrecognisable, we would like to send out our love and best wishes to our readers both near and far.  We’re in awe of the people being creative and supportive to their communities. In these tough times we all have to stick together...

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    Growing Children, Thriving Children: Raising 7 to 12 Year Olds With Confidence and Awareness

    by  • 30 April 2019 • Lou Harvey-Zahra, Parenting • 0 Comments

    Children face big changes between the ages of seven and twelve. We spoke to experienced teacher and parenting coach Lou Harvey-Zahra, whose new book Growing Children, Thriving Children addresses the challenges of supporting children through their middle years. What are the key changes facing children during their lower school years? There are key physical,...

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    Why Don’t Children Sit Still?

    by  • 19 July 2018 • Evelien van Dort, Non Fiction, Parenting • 0 Comments

    Movement is essential in helping children develop motor, intellectual, emotional and social skills. Children learn through ‘doing’ and play. But a child’s journey in learning how to control their body can cause frustration in parents. Parents often say, “Just sit still!” Why Don’t Children Sit Still? is the latest parenting book that seeks to...

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    New Floris Books coming in 2018

    by  • 3 January 2018 • Anthroposophy, Child Health and Parenting, Children's Books, News, Parenting, Steiner-Waldorf Education, The Christian Community, The Christian Community • 0 Comments

    New Floris Books 2018 blog header

    At the beginning of each year, we like to take a moment to look at all the wonderful books we’re proud to be publishing in the coming months. So what new Floris books do we have coming in 2018? Board Books This Spring, our new board books celebrate nature and the changing seasons. In...

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