Take a Trash Collecting Walk

To celebrate Earth Day today, my son asked if we could walk around our neighborhood and collect trash. He’s been totally into this activity since last summer, when he earned his Junior Ranger badge on one of our visits to Yosemite. The ranger made a big point about continuing to be a ranger after we…

Our Neighborhood Walk

My boy wasn’t feeling well yesterday and didn’t have much energy. After playing inside the house all morning, by the early afternoon, he was ready for some fresh air. He asked to go on one of our favorite outings… a walk around the neighborhood. We’ve put together several walks from our home over the past…

Rainy Day Backyard Play

It’s finally raining!  The easiest way to have some outside play on a rainy day is to put on raincoats and rainboots and send the kids into the backyard.  Our backyard is tiny (only 10′ x 30′), but it’s more than large enough for some rainy day fun.  My boy will stay outside for thirty…