Outdoor Activities to do This Winter

With the winter season fast approaching, it’s time to think about your plans for getting outside when the going gets cold. For some of us, that wintry weather is already upon us! In Colorado, our weather varies greatly from one day to another, but don’t be fooled – more snow is on its way! I […]

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How to hike with a toddler

Before having a baby, I was on a mission. A mission to hike all the 14ers in Colorado (for everyone who is a little more sane than I was, or who doesn’t live in this peak plentiful state, a 14er is a mountain that is at least 14,000 feet above sea level at its peak. […]

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Fall Gardening

It’s almost fall! Which means it’s time to get outside and… garden? YES!! Now is the perfect time to pick the remaining goodies off your plants, do a little pruning, and plant some perennials! If you read my recent post on 8 things to do outside this fall, then maybe you’re wondering what to plant […]

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8 things to do outside this fall

  Wait, it’s October already?! Fall really creeped up on me this year, and now that it’s fall, winter is coming. The mornings are starting out a little cooler, the days are getting shorter, and (eek!) the Halloween costumes are showing up in stores. As much as I hate it, I love it. Fall is […]

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Getting Down and Dirty

There is plenty of research outlining the benefits of kids playing outside, gettin’ dirty, and maybe even, (gulp) eating a little dirt. It has been shown that exposure to “dirt” in outdoor settings can improve their immune system because of one underlying fact:  you are exposing your kids to organisms that allow and require their […]

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