This page contains questions about products, accessing your order, locating the videos and printables for paid products, printing issues, refund policies, philosophy, and more.
If you choose digital delivery, you will be able to access your PDF download instantly. These are large digital files and must be downloaded and printed from a computer.
If you choose the physical delivery option, you will have access to the PDF download AND you will get a physical printed product shipped to you. You will receive a full-color, "perfect-bound" print. If you purchase a single month or multiple single months, you will receive one or more books each containing one month of material. If you purchase a 3-month season, you will receive one book containing three months of material. If you purchase the full year, you will receive one book containing 12 months of material.
You will receive a tracking number when your order ships.
Rooted Childhood is a secular resource with an emphasis on celebrating nature. You are encouraged to use the monthly collections in a way that supports and honors your family values.
The elements included in Rooted Childhood are grounded in a variety of educational and early childhood methods with a strong emphasis on the Charlotte Mason and Waldorf philosophies.
Books that have influenced this program:
Home Education Vol. 1 by Charlotte Mason
For the Children's Sake by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay
Simplicity Parenting by Kim John Payne
All Year Round by Ann Druitt
Seven Times the Sun by Shea Darian
You'll need a well stocked craft cabinet to get started with Rooted Childhood, but we encourage you to use what you have on hand and build up your supplies slowly.
Click here to view a our recommended general supply list here and a master supply list for all of the monthly projects.
The recipes included in Rooted Childhood collections are designed to be simple enough for children to participate in a meaningful way. The recipes typically do not include refined sugar and most are gluten free and dairy free. Many of the recipes are vegan or are able to be adapted to be vegan.
Digital products are non-refundable.
Print products that are damaged during shipment will be replaced if I am notified within 20 days of shipment. Please check your materials as soon as you receive them.
Change of heart returns are discouraged, however unused material may be returned with a 20% re-stocking fee. Customer will be required to package the item thoroughly and pay return shipping, including insurance. Once the item is inspected, you will receive a refund at 80% of the full price.