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A mom shares her tips on surviving, and thriving, during the mud of spring.
Welcome to the Free Play Project, which celebrates the history of unstructured, spontaneous play for children in the United States by gathering audio recordings of people’s memories of stickball, marbles, and other outdoor games.
Meet 5 moms and dads who blog simple, practical tips and activities to inspire families to step away from the computer — and go outside!
My first clue to how my nine-year-old son connected with the outdoors came about five years ago while on a visit to Grandpa’s farm. I watched one afternoon as the two of them hauled freshly cut cedar logs back and …
National Wildlife Federation’s Be Out There Campaign aims to educate tens of million of U.S. moms and dads on the importance of helping their kids have more time outdoors and providing tools to do so. Reasons a Parent Should Care: Stronger bones …
Rebecca Cohen finds time–even in the midst of her family’s busy schedules–for nature.
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, …
In the center of New York City, Rebecca Cohen’s kids found the perfect natural playground.
Jennifer Ward shares tips for making GINORMOUS bubbles outside.