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The Rhythm of Family: Discovering a Sense of Wonder through the Seasons
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                10-14-2012, 05:23 PM by mama_y_sol
                

                I adore this book.  It's a beautiful read from start to finish.  The Soule's take you on a year long journey with them, as the seasons change and they connect with nature and each other.  I live in the tropics where the season's don't change very much, and this book made me long for the time I spent living on the East Coast.  The photographs of the familiy are natural and honest. The journal entries by Mama and Papa are beautifully reflective and inspiring.  I love when Amanda Soule wri...

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                The Rhythm of Family: Discovering a Sense of Wonder through the Seasons

                Description: Many of us with busy families yearn for a slower and simpler life with our kids—one that is connected to the seasons and the natural rhythm of the year, one that has our children spending more time out of doors rather than in, one that balances out some of the busyness of our lives—the computers, the televisions, the cell phones—with a deeper connection to the Earth and an appreciation for and understanding of the natural world. The Rhythm of Family is a guide to living such a life for any family. Following the course of a year through the passing of the seasons, this book explores the ways we can create deep family connections and meaningful memories through living in tune with the cycles of nature. From stomping around in mud boots in the spring to gathering around the woodstove in winter, our activities naturally change from season to season—from the rhythms of the seasons comes the rhythms in our homes, our hearts, our families, and our every day. Paying attention to these changes slows us down, inspires new types of creative play and exploration, instills a sense of family togetherness, and deepens an awareness of nature and self that can make our lives, days, family, and earth grow stronger. The Rhythm of Family explores what we learn and can gain as parents and families by encouraging and experiencing creativity and nature exploration with our children, the seasons can provide us with a rhythm that brings us close to the earth, and closer to our children.

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                Author Amanda Blake Soule
                Stephen Soule
                Binding Paperback
                EAN 9781590307779
                Edition Original
                ISBN 1590307771
                Label Roost Books
                Manufacturer Roost Books
                Publisher Roost Books
                Studio Roost Books
                Title The Rhythm of Family: Discovering a Sense of Wonder through the Seasons
                SKU ACOUK_book_usedlikenew_1590307771
                ProductGroup Book
                ProductTypeName ABIS_BOOK
                Item Height 7.99 inches
                Item Weight 1.2 pounds
                Item Width 0.71 inches
                Package Height 0.7 inches
                Package Length 7.9 inches
                Package Weight 1.25 pounds
                Package Width 6.5 inches
                Item Length 6.5 inches