There’s no denying it — nature is medicine for kids. Besides the opportunity for fresh air and a sensory-rich environment, nature also helps kid’s imaginations thrive and helps promote exercise. With spring’s arrival, we no longer have the excuse for cold weather — it’s time to get outside and explore! In Michigan, spring is also the […]
The great outdoors and early literacy combine for a fun FREE StoryWalk trail at Highland Public Library in Michigan. Learn what to expect at this post!
Encourage your kids to get outside together and explore these 30+ Hiking Trails for Families in Southeast Michigan! All are less than 5 miles.
Plan some free creepy crawly family fun and visit the campus of Michigan State University by checking out the MSU Bug House Open Houses Spring 2019!
Every time I ask about cool parks on my Facebook page, it never fails that Heritage Park in Farmington Hills is mentioned. This spot has been on my list forever, and I am sad that it took us so long to get around to, because man! This one is a heck of a gem, folks. […]
I always say the best source for any parent is chatting with other parents about cool things to do. I try my best to stay active in my community, and get to know what moms really want to read about when it comes to blogs. I try to vary my content to meet the needs […]
The post below is sponsored by the Michigan Wildlife Council. All opinions belong to me. Most parents know children thrive when spending ample time outdoors. The sad reality is, kids are getting too much screen time and not enough outdoor playtime. With the rise of limiting recess and screen usage ticking upwards, there has been a […]
The kids and I are always looking for fun spots to check out after our swim lessons at Goldfish Swim School in Ann Arbor. One spot I’ve had on my list all year is the University of Michigan’s Matthaei Botanical Gardens. The destination not only includes the botanical gardens, but also a 10,000-sq. ft. conservatory, walking […]
Fishing is one of those outdoor sports every child needs to experience. Even if the worms make you squirm or the fish make you queasy, there’s nothing like spending quality time together in nature! Each year, the state of Michigan hosts FREE Fishing Weekends in both the winter and summer. During this time, kids under the age […]
As a gal who loves nature and photographing beautiful places, I was floored I hadn’t heard of “The Ledges” of Grand Ledge until a few weeks ago when my friend Jessica posted about it. We visited this weekend after spending the night at my in-laws and had a great time exploring. For those geographically challenged, Grand Ledge […]