Create a Cozy Outdoor Space

Your cozy outdoor space needs to work for what you enjoy doing with your friends and family. That could be playing music together. Or eating a family meal. Or roasting marshmallows and sharing stories around a fire. Or, like me, watching movies with friends. Whatever your group passion, create a space where you can do it outside with others.

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7 Fun Things to Do in the Snow

If you live in a place where there’s snow right outside your door, lucky you! Get out in it every day. If you have to drive to the snow, get your gear organized and make it happen! Getting out in the snow is good for your mind and body, and your kids’ too. Once you’re in the snow, then what? If you’re looking for some low-key, simple fun, here are 7 fun and easy snow activities to do with your kids.

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Backyard Birding [Part 2 of 2]

In my last backyard birding blog, I wrote about how kids can identify birds based on their size, shape, field marks and song. I also explained some Trackers skills like territory mapping and understanding Bird Language. This week I’ll show you some ways kids can get to know their new feathered friends even better.

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Backyard Birding [Part 1 of 2]

What other animal gives you such fabulous opportunities for observing and learning? You can give your kids some basic birding info and fun Trackers Missions, then head outside and make some fine feathered friends.

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