Joanna Becker

Joanna Becker writes books for children to improve their health and understanding of life, but unlike a lot of kids’ books where the parent can understand the moral of the story, and the main message sort of goes over the kids' heads, Joanna makes it easy for kids with Q and A’s, bright illustrations and interaction. One is called Dusty’s Wonder Bug, and another is Max’s Bright Fly.

Natural Remedies for teething babies and teething toddlers

Like most little boys and girls, my little boy was not his usual self, with 4 teeth (2 eye teeth and the 2 teeth directly below) cutting skin. He had the regular symptoms – nursing frequently, crying out in pain, sleeping lightly, and off food – except for passionfruit. Passionfruit, he was throwing back by the dozen. I love that […]


Deciding to homeschool

If you have ever had one of those moments where you questioned yourself and your decisions surrounding your children’s wellbeing, I’ve been there before, too. Mine was on the homeschooling subject, and not because I was thinking I should change my choice – I could see that my boys were thriving and were physically, intelligently and emotionally flourishing. Staying together […]


When can a mum get a day off?

What do I do all week? I guide myself and my little loves, (two boys, aged 4 and 1 respectively), through many important socialisation, stimulation and natural learning activities… – Silkwood School’s Steiner-inspired playgroup – KinderEnergy Musical playgroup – Greystone Farm Steiner family daycare – Hinze Dam Catchment Kids class – Sunrise beach visit and […]