Children's Nature Art Projects for the Fall and Winter

While my children love nature, their enthusiasm for outdoor activities definitely calms with the arrival of fall and winter’s rainy and chilly days. This time of year, getting my girls outside is a priority. I want them to learn to appreciate nature and make their own fun in the great outdoors no matter the season, weather, or temperature. Maybe most importantly though, time spent outside together offers my family an opportunity to meaningfully connect outside of the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Check out the full article here. Happy creating!


New Post for Portland Mom's Blog: How I Stopped Judging Other Moms

Figuring out how to be the best parent for your particular child is a huge and complicated task. It's a moving target at best, yet, for a while, I thought I had it figured out, for myself and for other parents as well. While admitting how judgemental I was makes me feel very exposed, it also makes me realize how far I have come. I've moved past that person and become someone who is stronger, more confident and more kind. I'm grateful for the lesson learned and the perspective it has given me.

You can read my story here.