In late 2014 I wrote a post on what our toddler & preschooler carried in their backpacks. Two years later, with now a preschooler and a school age child, their gear list has changed. It’s grownup a bit, and they can carry more now. Our boys will soon turn 5 & 7. Sometimes they seem […]
I forget often that my views on parenting don’t always mesh with those of people I know in daily life. So many parents spend their days helicoptering and never let the children breathe. Yet, the simple act of taking children in the outdoors lets them build confidence. With a careful eye, and some caution, they […]
Start young, think simple, and go often!
Disclaimer: This post is NOT medical advice, it is what works for us as a family, using advice from our son’s pediatrician and allergists doctors. Please see a medical professional for help in deciding what is right for you. When Alistaire, our now 3½ year old, was diagnosed with life threatening allergies just after he […]