My youngest son’s footprints in the sand… somehow I expected them to be so much smaller. I can’t believe how big he is already (they’re still pretty small and cute, though).
It’s nearly 7 PM and I’m just getting time to sit down and write a post for the day. And I only have about 5 minutes, so I’ll have to be brief. Today was a day where pretty much everything fell apart. It started off with a power outage which is what got us out of [...]
photo: Cath in Dorset Richard Louv, author of The Nature Principle and Last Child in the Woods, is speaking at two events in Massachusetts this month, and will be in Maine and New York following – you can find his calendar of events on his website (richardlouv.com). The events in MA are free (as far [...]
We’ve all been there – as educators, parents/guardians or in some way in charge of youth, we’ve experienced those days when absolutely no one wants to be outside. The windchill is below 10°, or it’s storming, or just too dreary, cold or wet to accomplish any successful learning/exploration. But you’re in the position of wanting [...]
This is not what I had intended to write about today; I was planning on posting about my blogging award from Another Jennifer (thanks Jennifer!!), and possibly about our wood stove project which is more or less completed (we have a fire going in it as I type – hooray!!). But in case you haven’t [...]
My lovely walk in the woods with my toddler the other day got me thinking about what Ibasic necessities I should carry with me when I’m out walking with little ones. Since I’m a professional naturalist, it’s worth noting that I’m not talking about my programs (I have a slightly different list when I’m in [...]