outdoors

Advert: Win a Get Out and Grow Starter Pack for your School – Parenting Twins Article

I’m a huge advocate for getting children outdoors and immersed in nature. That’s why when I heard about Get Out and Grow I knew that I wanted to spread the word! Get Out and Grow is launching an incentive encouraging students to head outside and get planting, growing and learning about where fruit and vegetables come from. When I was growing up we had a huge apple tree in our back garden. My sister and I loved climbing it, but…

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Family Connections & History • Science of Parenting • Iowa State University Extension and Outreach – Parents Article

Last week, I gave you some hobbies and activities to try in order to celebrate your family and create #greatchildhoods. Want to dig a little deeper? The next step beyond immediate family activities is family connections and family history. These are the ideas that will help parents connect their children to those who came before them and helped to pave the way. Remembering, celebrating, and reflecting on history is a great way to bond with one another across generations! Ideas…

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Hobbies & Activities • Science of Parenting • Iowa State University Extension and Outreach – Parents Article

April is national Child Abuse Prevention Month. The national organization Prevent Child Abuse (PCA) America’s theme this year is “Do more of what you love to create #greatchildhoods,” which I LOVE. It embraces the idea of finding a passion – or finding things you enjoy doing – and using them to spend quality time as a family. In a recent office cleanout, I happened upon a couple of folders with information from 2000-2002. I think the universe pulled me to…

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Create your own bbq pizza grill – Parenting Twins Article

Do you feel like parenting is the best, and the hardest, job in the world? Do YOU want to run an online business and work from home part-time? One of the things I love most about Australia is that we have bbqs all the time. This was the sort of lifestyle that we dreamed of having in the UK – having the weather to be outdoors and cook outdoors whenever we felt like it. We have at least one bbq…

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