Travelling, homeschooling, mainstream ed, our villages mentor parents/teachers wishing to individualise the ‘learning journey’ leading to ‘lifelong learners’.

 Lifeschooling inevitably leads to successful educational outcomes as retention, motivation and passion for learning heightens by intrinsic motivation.


By empowering our next generation to think critically with daily opportunities for creativity, the next invention may be among us!  We mentor youth in collaboration with parents, to explore the journey of entrepreneurial enterprise!

Flairs of

We all have our unique flairs that make us who we are…our ZEZZWAH is breathtaking when we step into it!

Shining like wild diamonds focussing on unique ‘Flairs of Zezzwah’ not weaknesses, creates intrinsic happiness.  

What’s your ZEZZWAH?


Research continually concludes that outdoor play is critical to child growth and development. Immersing in nature reduces anxiety, stress and increases creativity.  Nature quietens the mind so we can hear our souls speak!

Have you VENTURED outside today?


Affirming the proverb “it takes a village to raise a child” here at Gratefully Natured, we welcome into our Mentoring ‘VILLAGES’, nature-led creative souls looking for alternative and enlightening ways of meeting educational outcomes for children and youth.


So who is behind Gratefully Natured?

Adrianne Skye: Founder, CEO and Managing Director.
Adrianne, down-to-earth Aussie girl leaving no stone unturned with her mantra ‘LIVE LIFE FEARLESSLY’. Her extensive repertoire of abundant Business/Educational experiences, empowers Adrianne to mentor at esteemed levels with her magnetic spirit.
Accomplished background Educational leadership, learning/behavioural difficulties, physical/outdoor education. Masters degree: Education Cognitive Psychology, Graduate Certificates: Learning Difficulties and Mental Health is only scratching the surface.
Passionate about nature, incredibly evident in her sons, with their inquisitive, connected spirits!  Like many, Adrianne’s stories have taken a life of their own, carving the paths she dared not dreamt of, some not wished for, however truly now grateful that she can mentor creative souls with challenges such as dyslexia and dysgraphia amongst many other behavioural and learning difficulties in mainstream education.
‘Ninja mum’ of 3 spirited sons (2 with dyslexia/dysgraphia, 1 musical, 1 teenpreneur and all 3 state/national swimmers), living the entrepreneurial dream; new business bakehouse 2006, shop fit 2 locations, flipped multiple properties, 2nd business ‘Coffee Roasting’ launched 2016, selling bakehouse 2017 and incredible family ‘on the road’ half lap Australia 2017. Freedom, love of nature inspired purchase of dream urban farm in stunning Adelaide Hills, igniting more family businesses!
Gratefully mentored by local Kaurna elder ‘Tamaru’, Adrianne introduced in 2021 Kaurna R-7 at local Adelaide hills school; Scott Creek PS where her 2 younger sons attended, connecting bush tucker cooking to Native Country, complimenting Gratefully Natured’s philosophies.
Adrianne founded Gratefully Natured in 2021 with a desire to make a difference worldwide. Consulting directly with educational sites and families seeking mentoring, Gratefully Natured hit the ground running Jan 2022.  With demand increasing rapidly, Adrianne consults 1:1 with sites and only a few select families, allowing the remainder of her time to strengthen the ‘villages’ of Gratefully Natured (group mentoring).

Villages are an amazing way to access Adrianne’s extensive knowledge and enthusiasm, together with diversity of guest speakers and like-minded souls!

Adrianne’s impression from her chapter in 2021 international best-selling book ‘Radiante’…
“Believing you shine like wild diamonds focussing on unique ‘Flairs of Zezzwah’ not weaknesses, creates intrinsic happiness.  Truly special finding peace within and often that ‘bliss’ point of happiness emerges when listening to soul’s desires with abundance mindset”.

Stay Shining!



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