You have probably heard about the dozens of benefits time outside provides, including improved physical health, calmer moods, better eyesight, expanding one's worldview, and many more. But one age group is having a harder time getting outside than any other and this is the tween and teen years. This is partly because of their age... Continue Reading →
1000 Hours Outside: Go All In For Your Kids!
When I first came across the 1000 Hours Outside challenge a few years ago I found it overwhelming. As a mom wearing many different hats and an ever busy schedule, it just seemed unrealistic to aim for 4 hours outside every single day. But the more I tried to get the kids outside, the more... Continue Reading →
8 Fun Ways To Get Your Kids Outside for Mindful Play
Do you feel constant frustration that your kids are not in nature enough or are looking at screens too much throughout the day? You're not alone. Most parents have heard the unison complaining as we try to get our kids to play outside more. It can be an exhausting job if you don't have a... Continue Reading →
Should We Really Spend 1000 Hours Outside Every Year?
Do you keep reading how important it is to spend time outdoors each and every day? There seems to be a new study released every week urging us to get outside more. They're probably onto something... Have you heard of the 1000 Hours Outside Movement, started by Ginny Yurich and family? It started off as... Continue Reading →