We don’t snack a lot at our house. Generally speaking, we eat meals when we are hungry and then we don’t eat in between….as a general rule. But I love snacks. I especially love snacks when we are on car trips, when I am hiking, and when we are camping. Occasionally, I also find myself in a sticky situation where I really need to eat and a meal just isn’t an option. Enter the Snacks (complete with Superhero cape) to save the day!Read More
With a renewed sense of responsibility and an awareness of the good that can be accomplished (if he could just harness the power of fire), he sets out into the woods to try to decipher what items will burn. What will work as tender, what will light quickly or burn slowly?Read More
Over the next week, parents everywhere will bring out the Elf on the Shelf.... duhn-duhn duuuuuuhn
From what I can ascertain, this is done with either ridiculous elation over the possibilities or deep dread over the hassle. Let me help ya out!Read More
My boat is barely afloat right now, lest you think I have it all (or anything for that matter) together right now. For the last 6 months, it has been a constant bailing of water that just doesn't seem to make much of a difference. I think you've probably felt this way before. Most people have, right?Read More
Nature Awareness is getting a lot of buzz these days.
There is a good reason for that, too! The benefits of time spent in nature abound and include some pretty important stuff, like sensory development in children, activating the Default Made Network in the brain at any age, and simply working our ability to actually USE our senses. Bringing Nature Awareness activities into your home doesn't have to be some elaborate endeavor!Read More