Childhood, natural learning, nature based

Summer Solstice Ideas For Families

I love to use the seasons as a way to connect with nature and deepen our bond with the Earth.  The changing of the seasons (solstices and equinoxes) are a perfect opportunity to slow down and notice the changes that are happening around us. It also a time to be grateful for all Mother Nature… Continue reading Summer Solstice Ideas For Families

books, Childhood, education

Guidebooks and Nature Journals

Although guidebooks are not designed and marketed to children, they are a wonderful addition to children's personal libraries! I wanted to share how we use them and their benefits, so I created a quick video to highlight our experiences and love for guidebooks. We also incorporate guidebooks with nature journaling. Nature journaling is a simple… Continue reading Guidebooks and Nature Journals

Childhood, learning, Relationships

Good Relationships

"Good relationships keep us happier and healthier."  A 75 year Harvard study has revealed this as the most important factor in human happiness. I have read about this study, and the length of time and amount of effort put into this is impressive. Although the study started with just men (women and children are brought… Continue reading Good Relationships