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Urban gardeners

How to Experience Nature in the City in Seven Days

Nature in the city? Nothing, nada, zip. Or at least that’s the popular myth. The reality is abundant, quirky, intriguing, green (and pink, brown, gray, black, sleek, furred and feathered). The …

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8 Simple Tips To Grow Active, Healthy Kids

Seven hours and 38 minutes. That’s how much time you may spend sleeping each night or working each day. It’s also how much time kids ages 8-18 spend on average …

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Make Winter Art With Your Kids

Winter has always seemed like an especially creative time.  Tromping outdoors, I can feel the earth’s quieter energy.  The sky is a nuanced gray, the trees a tangle of black branches, the …

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Bird Crafts for Grandkids

Grandkids visiting? Children of all ages are fascinated by birds, and winter is a great time to watch them or create a “bird restaurant” in your backyard or on your …

Sense of Wonder

9 Books To Inspire Outdoor Fun for Your Family

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