5 Tips for Gardening with Kids

Sunflower & Ladybug

The truth about gardening is that is doesn’t have to be difficult!  Follow these 5 steps and you can’t go….well too wrong anyway. 1  Pick a Spot:  If you have a back yard, pick a spot that gets a fair Continue reading

The Week Ahead for South Florida 3/13/14

Yamato Srub Natural Area Landscape

Hope everyone is having a great week so far.  We have been out enjoying the gentle sun and cool breezes.  I think we spent the entire weekend outside!  We hiked a new trail system this weekend, it was really nice!  Continue reading

Best Local Playground Boca Community Center Playground

Boca Community Center Playground

Boca Community Center has a lovely shady playground with big, old mature tress.  It is usually not too busy, but it’s well kept and clean.  We love it!  It is right next to the Community Center (which we are coming Continue reading

Have you made your Memorial Day plans yet?


Wow, there is so much going on around South Florida this weekend! My pick for the weekend is Sandoway House Nature Center.  It is a nice relaxing place to learn through exploration and touch all that the beach has to Continue reading

Regal 1$ Summer Movie – Nationwide


Regal Summer Movie Express!  Regal Theaters offer kids movies on Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 10am for nine weeks. Beginning June 11 in most Theaters.  Admission is $1 and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Will Rogers Institute. Please 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

Ars Flores Symphony Orchestra Music for Munckins


Music for Munckins (photo credit KeepingUpWithKids) We love this program!!!!! It is a beautiful way to introduce your child to the symphony.  This free program offers the chance to bring the kids out for a short performance where the wiggles, Continue reading

Big Toy and Truck Extravaganza in Fort Lauderdale


We go to the Big Toy and Truck Extravaganza every year!  The city of Fort Lauderdale gather examples of everything from Fire Trucks, Bucket Trucks, Police Bomb Robot Thingies (that is definitely the technical name) and Police Horses all together Continue reading