I cannot believe it’s already the official start to Fall, I wish Summer would linger just a bit longer, although there’s something to be said for that “just right” temperature, warm enough for short sleeves but not stifling hot that you need to wipe your daughter’s sweaty brow and hear her sweet voice complaining, about every two seconds, “I’m so hot”–anyhow, (sorry for those tangents I go off on) and Fall is a wonderful opportunity to spend time outside with your kids, away from all technology (okay I never leave home without my cell phone, but that’s it!).
We spent a big chunk of yesterday literally just hanging out at the Park, walking, talking, laughing, swinging with just a few minor snares–mainly my daughter, complaining she was too tired to walk and my son getting “almost” and I use the term lightly- knocked over by an oncoming swing- my son literally has nine lives, this kid has had more near-misses than I can count on all my fingers and toes…
The point is, the more time you spend outside, at least for me, the more I appreciate how special this Earth is and that I have to do my part and try to recycle, and make some kind of lasting impression on my kids about our fragile planet…I know I sound like I am on a soap box right now–but you will totally get my perspective if you rent Al Gore’s documentary “An Inconvenient Truth” it is terrifying!! And scares you straight!
I would highly recommend checking out the Greenbelt you can pretend you’re in an enchanted forest and that trying to find your way to the magic castle…your kids will totally buy into the fantasy- mine did, and they’ll stop caring about being “tired for at least a few seconds! And don’t forget to get your jar of peanut butter and get to work building that bird house! For more great green ideas check out: www.epa.gov/water/kids.html.
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