Learning in Nature with Children


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Melissa & Doug. All opinions are 100% mine.   Nature is the best teacher for our children. Rachel Carson connected children with nature with this quote that I absolutely adore: “Play, Incorporating Animistic and Magical Thinking Is Important Because It: Fosters the healthy, creative [Read On]

4 Parenting Tips: Preparing Kids for Camping


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Melissa and Doug. All opinions are 100% mine. “Children are born naturalists. They explore the world with all of their senses, experiment in the environment, and communicate their discoveries to those around them.” ~ The Audubon Nature Preschool A top parenting goal for me [Read On]

Childrens Books about Camping


This summer I have the great opportunity to join Zina at Let’s Lasso the Moon and Tiffany at Peanut Blossom in Melissa & Doug’s On the Go Traveling with Kids Series. As part of our preparation, I sought out and vetted great children’s books on the topic. My most fond memories of camping trips include [Read On]

5 Unique Family Outings


It’s fun to head out for a day and visit a favorite attraction.  It’s also important to introduce kids to new places.  Each time your child visits a new location, they are learning – new places allow them to hear new words, learn to navigate an unfamiliar setting and acquire new knowledge. Here’s a few [Read On]

Seattle with Kids Part 2


I wrote about exploring Seattle with Kids a while back. Here is the next segment. I’ve been determined to get out into nature every day, no matter the weather, go out and explore a park or something new in the Seattle area. Volunteer Park – This park is the home of Seattle’s Asian Art Museum. [Read On]

Traveling with Kids {What to Bring}


We travel with our kids a lot. One of the many things I have learned about traveling with kids is to always take a few familiar, special items along for the ride. Stuck on You is this very cool company that offers personalized products across a variety of lines that will achieve this goal for [Read On]