Fall Activities

Fall is here, cue all the fall activities. We are enjoying the temperature drop in North Carolina and spending a lot of time outdoors. I always admire the leaves changing colors but this year I am fully embracing the beauty and incorporating them into our activities. The kids are finding so much joy collecting natureContinue reading “Fall Activities”

Fall Inspired Nature Activity

Fall has arrived, inspiring me to pull out comfy boots and sweatshirts while enjoying pumpkin everything! The crisp air has arrived and it still seems surreal we have reached September of 2020. Mentally I am stuck back in spring. It is safe to say this has been the longest yet fastest year. To introduce theContinue reading “Fall Inspired Nature Activity”

The Importance of Reading to Children

Reading books is an important part of our daily rhythm and everyday learning. We follow a mostly play-based learning style and the concepts my oldest has grasped from books always amazes me. Reading offers a number of benefits for children including vocabulary building, knowledge of the world around them and different cultures, developing imagination, andContinue reading “The Importance of Reading to Children”

The Simple Joys of Nature

Nature Lauren has become an ongoing joke on my instagram stories because I am truthfully not the most outdoorsy person. I gave myself the name Nature Lauren on one of our outdoor adventures where we got lost on a trail and ended up going a lot further than anticipated. Wearing only flip flops and havingContinue reading “The Simple Joys of Nature”