The woods have always been my happy place, but since Hadley was born I realized how little I actually know about them. I can hike for miles without being able to identify the plants and animals I’m sharing space with. And it hit me: how can I expect to raise Hadley to fully appreciate the… Continue reading Raising Tiny Naturalists
One of the hardest things about pregnancy and postpartum with chronic illness was all of the uncertainty about how my body would respond to the whole process. Here are a few things that I did that helped me (and Darrell) feel as prepared as we possibly could be. While the first two items might be illness specific, I think the rest are just good practice for this life transition!
It's official - we are going for it! What is "it", you ask? The 1000HoursOutside challenge and I’m really freakin excited. The goal of the challenge is to spend 1000 hours outside with your kids over the course of the year. While we go for a walk almost every day, the thing I like about… Continue reading 1000 Hours Outside