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Flu Fighting Elderberry Gummy Robot Recipe

Flu Fighting Elderberry Gummy Robot Recipe

Last Winter was brutal - it seemed like my one year old daughter was getting sick every week for awhile there. This year I've put together my natural remedy kit and feel more prepared. One of my most effective and tasty items in my medicinal bag of tricks are...

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Flu Blasting, Kid-Approved Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Flu Blasting, Kid-Approved Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Does your child have the flu? Drop everything and make some Elderberry Syrup! Elderberries (Sambucus spp) are dreamy, super berries that work wonders on preventing and reducing flu-like symptoms. Plus my daughter loves the sweet, fruity taste of this syrup....

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10 Ways Kids Can Thank Mother Nature This Holiday Season

10 Ways Kids Can Thank Mother Nature This Holiday Season

I remember my English teachers in middle school gave us Thanksgiving related journal prompts. We were encouraged to dig deep and share what we were thankful for in our lives. Friends, family and security definitely make the list, but nature also needs our...

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How to Dress Your Kids for Outdoor Winter Activities

How to Dress Your Kids for Outdoor Winter Activities

A lot of parents blame weather as one of the big reasons for their kids not spending more time outside. As a resident of Michigan, I can definitely understand this. But, wearing the appropriate clothing can make a HUGE difference in how children...

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10 Reasons Our Children are Afraid of the Forest

10 Reasons Our Children are Afraid of the Forest

Xlophobia, or fear of the forest. So many of today's children experience this on some level. Studies increasingly show that children who regularly spend time in nature are happier and healthier. Our forests in particular are places where kids can experience entire...

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Healthier Versions of Your Favorite Halloween Candies

Healthier Versions of Your Favorite Halloween Candies

Healthier Halloween candy for our kids - is it realistic? I'm always struggling to strike that balance between wanting my daughter to participate and share in all the memory-making collective traditions that our society values, and trying to do what's best...

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Let’s Go Fishing for Leaves!

Let’s Go Fishing for Leaves!

Yes, I am obsessed with Fall leaf activities and games. Today was a beautiful sunny, windy day so The Wild Child and I headed out to sit beneath the big yellow Maple tree. As we sat there playing with the leaves, I bent a stem up, poked a hole in the leaf...

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10 Fall Inspired Journal Prompts for Older Kids

10 Fall Inspired Journal Prompts for Older Kids

My daughter is only two, so I tend to get somewhat caught up in activities that fit her abilities and age group. Sadly though, it's often the older kids that need more inspiration to get outside. The little ones have an innate sense of wonder and excitement for the...

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Hello! I’m Nicolette! Journey with me as we bring our families back into the circle of wild things.

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