Tips for a Safe and Wonderful Labor Day Holiday

Beach with child by KUWK

Good morning everyone!  I wanted throw out a quick post since today is Labor Day and I know there will be loads of fun BBQ’s and of course, South Florida’s standard Labor Day party takes place at the beach! If Continue reading

5 Tips for Birding with Kids


Tip #1: Kids love a present. Give the child a pair of binoculars or a kids camera, and a journal. These help a child feel like a professional and immerse them in the experience of spying and recording the birds Continue reading

5 Tips for Hiking with Kids

Fern Forest

Hiking with your family, can be an incredible bonding experience, that will build memories for your kid that will last a lifetime.  Here are 5 tips on how to get started. Tip # 1: Start out small! It is important Continue reading

How to Encourage a Love of Nature in Kids


People like Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods, have described American children as having a “Nature Deficit”. South Florida is teeming with opportunities that offer a wealth of fun recreational outdoor activities. There are 23 State Parks Continue reading

Back to Nature Luncheon, Richard Louv to speak in West Palm Beach


I wanted to get this message out because I feel that Richard Louv has a message that is important to every parent and teacher. He and his writing has helped to form my ideas and philosphy on children and Nature.  Continue reading

Fern Forest Nature Center Offers Nature Exploration for All Ages


Fern Forest Entrance Photo Credit:C Buckley As the summer rains and mosquitoes move in take advantage of the end of South Florida’s hiking season by heading on over to the Fern Forrest Nature Center in Margate, Florida. This is an Continue reading