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Nature’s Classroom: Sneaking Science into Your Backyard Adventure

Let’s Get Science-y! It probably comes as no surprise that today’s average child spends far more time indoors than you did as a child. For many kids, screentime, whether it’s on a gaming system, Netflix and Hulu, tablet or smartphone app, might win out over...

Nature’s Classroom: Dirt, Critter and Water Activities for Kids

The summer season is upon us, and this fleeting time of year needs to be filled with adventures and sunny fun. After a crazy year of Distance Learning, Homeschooling, and Shelter in Place orders, its time to get outside and dive into Nature’s Classroom. Currently,...

Nature’s Classroom | Two Bird I.D. Books Young Naturalists

This last spring I set up two brand new bird feeders outside my office window and bought higher-quality birdseed from our local Farmer’s Market. The reward was a plethora of gorgeous birds that my 54-year-old self hasn’t recalled ever seeing! This prompted the hunt and...

The Magical Mindful Day: a Peaceful Picture Book

“Hope for the Future begins with Children.” Anxiety and big emotions are such a large part of our children’s lives these days. Probably more so than ever thanks to the state of our world in 2020. Just think, a year ago many kids had never heard...

Badass Books for Warrior Women: The story of a Columbine High Shooting Survivor

A few years ago, I started a book sharing theme on Fraticmommy called Badass Books for Warrior Women. I love books and I read as often as my busy schedule lets me. But thanks to the hecticness of life and work, I’ve gotten away from...