You want more nature play in your child’s life but there’s never enough time in the day.

You wish your child would play outside ​but they lose interest and demand to go back to their devices.

You've tried to create a space for your kids to play outside but you don't know how to make the most of the space you have.
Learn why nature play is essential for children

Overcome barriers that stop you from going outside

Be inspired and plan your backyard nature playspace

There's so much to gain from getting your kids outside!

 A happier, healthier outlook on life

Stronger family connection

Improved mental and physical health

Increased self-expression and self-confidence

An expanded imagination and creative thinking

You want to give your child a magical childhood. You’re just not sure where to start and how to fit it into your lifestyle.

You know that nature play benefits your child, you have some goals, but life is getting in the way. You’re not sure how to make it easier.

You’re calm, confident and comfortable as your children enjoy independent play outside, especially in their new backyard space!

Here's what you'll achieve.

  • Easily embed nature play into your routine (no matter how busy you are).

  • Feel comfortable with the role screen time plays in your family.

  • Turn your home and backyard into a beautiful nature playspace, no matter the size or budget!

  • Feel comfortable going outside in all kinds of weather.

  • Communicate in ways that will enhance your child's learning, curiosity, and play in nature.

  • Receive supportive tools and resources including a journal to help you set goals that are right for you and your family.

  • Worry less about risk and other barriers that stop you from getting your kids outdoors.

  • And so much more!

What parents are saying

​Stop feeling overwhelmed ​by all the things that get in your way.

Commit to regular outdoor play
while raising ​confident, happy kids!

Hi there, I'm Penny

In case we haven't met yet, I'm Penny Whitehouse, founder of Mother Natured and coauthor of The Muddy Chef - a mud kitchen cookbook.

It's my mission to make sure that every child develops a connection with their natural world. I take that guilt, overwhelm and screen time frustration and help you make that happen for the children in your life.

As a working mother of three, I know how hectic life can get, how easy it can be to push time outdoors down the list of priorities as more urgent tasks take up our attention.

Want to transform your family?

I break down how to add nature play into your family's rythmns and routines, the easy way!

  • 12 years experience teaching children as an Environmental Educator
  • Applied Science degree and a Graduate Diploma in Early Years Education
  • A happy mother of three children.
​Stop feeling overwhelmed ​by all the things that get in your way.

Commit to regular outdoor play
while raising ​confident, happy kids!