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National Get Outdoors Day – Get Up Get Outside

National Get Outdoors Day – Get Up Get Outside

Indoor play can be fun – but there really is nothing like heading outdoors and enjoying nature. Whether you are exploring a national forest or simply a local park, outdoor exploration is much closer than you might think. Every neighborhood has a #Naturehood. As kids it was easy for us to spend time outdoors – to go barefoot in the grass, play in the mud, explore the wilderness. As we get older we find ourselves struggling … Read entire article »

Filed under: Eco-Friendly, Summer

Summer is the Perfect Time to Head Outdoors and Discover the Forest

Summer is the Perfect Time to Head Outdoors and Discover the Forest

Bright sunshine, a fresh breeze, warm weather and the sounds of birds tweeting are just a few of the great things about summer. The gorgeous weather alone is compelling enough to tempt anyone off the couch and I am making it a point to get my family outdoors and active all summer long. Valley Forge National Park is very close to us and we’re lucky to have smaller parks nearby as well. Did you know that … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Educational, Kindergartners, Parenting, Play, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Socially Conscious, Summer

Discover the Forest: Get Your Community Outdoors!

Discover the Forest: Get Your Community Outdoors!

I’ve fallen in love with GOOD Maker (maker.GOOD.is) — crowd-sourcing for a better world.  Since discovering the GOOD Maker platform, it’s become my new “go-to” social media distraction. GOOD Maker inspires me to propose a good idea, to evaluate and vote for solutions– which is a way more productive use of my time than pinning a bunch of recipes I’ll never cook. Here’s an example of a challenge that intrigued me:  “Discover the Forest’s Get Your Community Outdoors!” … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Contests, Eco-Friendly, Parenting, Play, Socially Conscious, Tips