Does your town, city or general area have a “painted rocks” Facebook page? It is a fun activity for anyone to enjoy! It’s part crafty time, part scavenger time and it encourages kids to hike. As summer is nearly here, and for us, school is out in a little over a week, we have had […]
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!