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Why I don’t like “Nature Walks”

Looking for something to do this weekend? Hundreds of online lists will suggest possible activities for your family:

  • The museum
  • The playground
  • A particular festival with expensive food, long lines and a bouncy castle.
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The Wildness in Wild Things

A few weeks ago I read a magazine article written by a young woman who was recalling fond memories of watching fireflies on summer evenings as a child with her family. 403 more words


Is risky outdoor play good or bad for children?

Thanks to the folk who accepted my invitation to share how they had fun as kids.

I thought afterwards that it might have been easier for you to recall one or two particularly memorable play experiences from childhood – ones that springs straight to mind. 997 more words


One Last Good-bye to Summer...at Robin's Nest DayCare!

Even the tiniest of our students loves to move the paint-brush back and forth!  We used our read-aloud book shelf as inspiration for art projects using… 65 more words

Child Care

She Thought She Saw a Fairy

She thought she saw a fairy on that little tree

She thought she saw a fairy.  It filled her heart with glee.

Was it a little bit of light and movement on the leaf and bark? 173 more words


Tomorrow's morning glories.

We learn a lot in the course of a life, but much of it sits on the dusty back shelf of memory like winter mittens waiting for snow. 629 more words

Adrian Fogelin

As a kid, what did you do for fun?

I would really like to have your answer to this question. Please use the comment box to tell me – no names needed, just a rough idea of your age, e.g, 20-29, 30-39. 811 more words