“If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder … he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.” —Rachel Carson How does a parent encourage this sense of wonder? How do we find it … [Read more...] about The Study of Nature (for kids) Part II
“You must walk sometimes perfectly free, not prying or inquisitive, not bent on seeing things. Throw away a whole day for a single expansion, a single inspiration of air. …You must walk so gently as to hear the finest sounds, the faculties being in repose. …Nature will bear the closest inspection. … [Read more...] about The Study of Nature (for Kids) Part I
While we are finally getting more and more sun each day, this time of the year just tends to be TOUGH for people, especially if winter and/or cold isn't your thing. Team Member, Valerie, and I (Amelia) collaborated to to line up some quick and easy tips for making the most of it (and *gasp* maybe … [Read more...] about 9 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues
How is it already almost 2019?!?! December went so fast....and I hate saying that. I don't WANT life to go "so fast". I don't want to be "so busy". I don't want to just be sliding by feeling like I ran a marathon each day (please don't tell me I am not the only one who feels that way!) So I am … [Read more...] about Choose Your Path for 2019
Everyday is an adventure. I believe as humans that we are wired to learn, discover and explore. Adventure without a doubt feeds my soul and for me as a parent it’s so important to share that with my children. If you’re a dreamer, like my kids, then life never slows you down. Their … [Read more...] about A day in the life of a little adventurer….
I LOVE the gals on my team. They're moms just like you and I. With our hearts on our sleeves, doing the very best we can do and often struggling with making it all happen. I think so many of you will resonate with Ginny's words below - I know I did! Planning my next trip now! ~Amelia Like most … [Read more...] about Getting Over Mom-Guilt and Taking a Wilderness Mom-cation