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Raising Wildlings

Vicci Oliver and Nicki Farrell

Welcome to Raising Wildlings, a podcast about parenting, alternative education and stepping into the wilderness, however that looks, with your family. Each week, we’ll be interviewing experts that truly inspire us, to answer your parenting and education questions. We’ll also be sharing stories from some incredible families that took the leap, and are taking the road less travelled. Whether you’re a parent looking for tips on how to better handle those sibling squabbles and tantrums, a couple searching for ways to create more freedom within your family’s lifestyle, an educator keen to explore alternative schooling models and how children learn, a father keen to delve into respectful parenting philosophies, or a mother wanting to learn more about why play is so important and how to get children outdoors safely, then this is the podcast for you. Each week you’ll get tried and tested tactics from parenting, play and education experts to help you on your journey towards creating the happiest, healthiest lifestyle you can for your family. We’ll also chat to real life families who have created freedom within their lives and are living life on their own terms. They’ll teach you how they did it and how you can too. And of course, you’ll hear from us about all things nature play and alternative education. We’ll answer all your questions on how children learn, the importance of play in all its forms, children’s rights and autonomy, and how to get your children outside safely, more often. This podcast hopes to empower parents and educators to raise kinder, more resilient, more adaptable children by helping them maintain happy connections and healthy lifestyles. So, what are you waiting for?! Let's dive in! Hit subscribe now to be notified when new episodes go live. To download our free Respectful Language Printable Cheat Sheet, head to: www.wildlingsforestschool.com/shop/respectful-language

Recent Episodes

Research on Homeschooling with Dr. Rebecca English September 13, 2021 Episode artwork S2E35: Snakes, Phobia and Ecology with Snake Catcher Gemma SmithSeptember 06, 2021 Episode artwork Wild Business Series Part 2 - Tinkering School with Gever TulleyAugust 30, 2021 Episode artwork S2E32: Wild Business Series Part 1 - Wild Kindy with Kelly RobertsAugust 23, 2021 Episode artwork Self- Directed Learning Works with Mimsy SadofskyAugust 16, 2021 Episode artwork Parenting in the Age of Screens and Technology with Cat GreenAugust 09, 2021 Episode artwork You Just Got 'Unschooled' with Kerry McDonaldAugust 02, 2021 Episode artwork Cities for Play with Natalia KrysiakJuly 26, 2021 Episode artwork Curiosity is the Curriculum with Philip MottJuly 19, 2021 Episode artwork S2E27: The Science Behind Wild Play with David SobelJuly 12, 2021 Episode artwork S2E26: The Wonders of Wild Learning Curriculum with Rachel TiddJuly 05, 2021 Episode artwork S2E25: Benign Neglect and the Impacts of Zero-Risk Culture with Tim GillJune 29, 2021 Episode artwork S2E24: Secret Spaces with Vicci Oliver and Nicki FarrellJune 21, 2021 Episode artwork S2E23: The Magic and Mystery of Roadschooling with Lisa Crompton June 14, 2021 Episode artwork Period Power with the Period QueenJune 07, 2021 Episode artwork How to Start a Nature Co-Op with Vanessa HartmannMay 31, 2021 Episode artwork S2E20: Real Life on the Road Less Travelled with Naomi MackieMay 24, 2021 Episode artwork Your Child's Body, Your Child's Choice with Lauren French from Body Safety AustraliaMay 17, 2021 Episode artwork S2E18: Educated by Nature with Daniel BurtonMay 10, 2021 Episode artwork S2E17: Disrupting Education With Peter HostrawserMay 04, 2021 Episode artwork S2E16: Nature is Within Us with Vicky MateauApril 27, 2021 Episode artwork S2E15: How to Get Your Partner Onboard with Scotty FarrellApril 19, 2021 Episode artwork S1E14: Survival, Paternal Connection and Adventures with Rick J PetersonApril 12, 2021 Episode artwork Let Them 'Loose Parts' Play with Nicki Farrell and Vicci OliverApril 06, 2021 Episode artwork S2E12: Wildschooling with the Wilder Child Creator Nicolette SowderMarch 29, 2021 Episode artwork