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Outdoor Kids: Be Out There

10/22/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

We’ve started the S’more roasting in Virginia. With last week’s temperatures in the 40s and feeling like December, my kids and I welcomed a beautiful fall Wednesday evening this week by walking the dog, watching bats at dusk, collecting kindling […] Read more >

Outdoor Kids: Apple Picking

10/15/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

On a recent Sunday, one might have thought the cloudy conditions and possibility of rain a better bet for a movie than apple picking, but that didn’t stop my husband, sons, and I from forging ahead. We invited my sister […] Read more >

Outdoor Kids: Stillness

10/8/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

Stillness. What feelings or pictures does that word conjure up for you? Maybe vacation. Maybe hugging your child, grandchild, niece or nephew. Maybe reading a good book in a favorite spot. I recently had an experience that helped my find […] Read more >

Outdoor Kids: The Space In Between

10/1/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

Rebecca Cohen finds time–even in the midst of her family’s busy schedules–for nature. Read more >

Outdoor Kids: A Family Garden

9/24/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

To me, a family garden is an outdoor landscape (if even a balcony, windowsill or community park or school garden) that has something for everyone in your family, and a space you take care of together throughout the year: planting, […] Read more >

Outdoor Kids: Time For You

9/16/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

More and more, I notice the importance of time outside for me in addition to its importance for my family. Riding a bike has been an easy way to get some exercise and fresh air, and notice the nature around […] Read more >

Outdoor Kids: Rock Climbing

9/10/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

In the center of New York City, Rebecca Cohen’s kids found the perfect natural playground. Read more >

Outdoor Kids: Digging

9/2/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

Whether you’re searching for sand crabs, or planting a flower, digging is a great way to explore the outdoors. Read more >

Outdoor Kids: A “Child’s Eye” View

8/27/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

Recently, I had the urge to try something new outside. My boys, ages 5 and 7, had finished formal summer camp experiences and it was the week that I had planned to take them on a reprise of a cross-country […] Read more >

Outdoor Kids: Dawn and Dusk

8/12/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

Rebecca Cohen has a strategy for getting the family outside even on hot days. Find out what it is! Read more >