Tag Archives: Nature-Deficit Disorder

Ready to explore nature at night?

10 Ways to Explore Nature at Night by Debi Huang Summer is full of warm days that blend right into slightly cooler evenings – most of which are perfect for being outside. Combine that with less pressure to get the kids to bed at a certain time and you’ve got a winning combination. Time to head outside and explore! A

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Great read on how children surrounded by technology can be given values and skills from our own tech-free childhood

Skills I want my children to have by Crystal Ellefsen Crystal Ellefsen lives in San Diego with her husband and kids, where she writes, works, explores, thinks, drinks coffee, writes, makes videos, paints, doodles, sings, and writes some more. When I was a kid, my sisters and I would play a lot of pretend games. We would often play “old

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Great article on free-ranging kids, especially in light of recent calls to Child Protective Services over “unsupervised” kids

Embrace that five-foot tree: 5 ways we can give our kids more freedom by Tsh Oxenreider Tsh is the founder of this blog and is currently traveling around the world with her husband and 3 kids. Her latest book is Notes From a Blue Bike, and believes a passport is one of the world’s greatest textbooks. I’ve been asked several

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Waganakising Bay Day Water Festival, Jun 28th

Waganakising Bay Day Water Festival at Bayfront Park in Petoskey Join us for family fun from 1 to 4 pm! Celebrate Little Traverse Bay while enjoying hands-on activities for kids. Learn from Northern Michigan’s environmental experts on wildlife, water quality, stewardship and recreation. Nature exploration, fly-fishing demos, live sturgeon, arts and crafts, boat rides and more! Go to www.ltbayday.com for

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