This column was printed in the Barrow Journal on May 23, 2012. To see a slideshow of photos I took while visiting Amelia Island, click here to go to my photography blog. In May I had the pleasure of going on vacation to Amelia Island, Florida with my favorite three boys and in-laws. Amelia Island is located … Continue reading Visiting Amelia Island, Florida
Harris Shoals Park, Watkinsville, Georgia Note: This column was printed in the Barrow Journal on February 8, 2012. Now that the boys are getting a little older, we’re ready to hit the trails. My husband initiated a hiking ritual for our family, and at Christmas, he and I got some new boots to make it … Continue reading Hiking at Harris Shoals Park
Note: This column was printed in the Barrow Journal on January 25, 2012. Lately I’ve been reading a lot about the importance for children and adults to get out into nature. If there’s one thing I appreciate about my own childhood, it’s that my parents both enjoyed the outdoors and most of our family vacations … Continue reading My Childhood Memories in Nature
One of my best Christmas presents was a request from my husband that we buy ourselves some new hiking boots and begin to make hiking a priority and a ritual in this family. Yahoo! A mutual love of hiking was part of why I fell for my fella, and we used to go on day hikes … Continue reading Hiking 101: Getting the Family Into Nature
BLOG UPDATE My first blog update is that I'm changing the title of "Good Reads" to "Worthy Reads." This is because I realized that sometimes I find articles or videos on homeschooling or other subjects that I don't necessarily think are good, but perhaps they are worthy to share and discuss. My second update is … Continue reading Worthy Reads & Blog Update
This autumn, my five-year-old and I have been enjoying the knee-high naturalist class at the Sandy Creek Nature Center. It takes place every other Wednesday from 3:30-4:30p.m. Children ages 3-5 are eligible and must be accompanied by an adult.
Free places to take kids and get out into nature in Athens, Georgia.