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Intro to Moon Gazing + 2016 Full Moon Dates Printable!

Intro to Moon Gazing + 2016 Full Moon Dates Printable!

The moon is such a powerful, accessible tool for learning and growth. Here are a few moon activities, lessons and resources to help you and your family learn more about and connect to the moon and night sky. Plus stick around to get your free printable of...

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Painting Animal Tracks in the Snow

Painting Animal Tracks in the Snow

Temperatures are dropping and it feels like winter has officially arrived. Here in Michigan that means more fun in the snow with the kids! We started out as usual, with my daughter wandering off on her own to do some free play without mom hovering around...

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How to Make a Gingerbread House for the Birds

How to Make a Gingerbread House for the Birds

We've gone a little nuts for birds over here. We decorate edible Christmas trees for them and throw them birthday parties. Now we've made them their very own gingerbread house! The goal for us was not only to create something beautiful...

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How to Raise Kids Who Never Lose Their Love of Winter

How to Raise Kids Who Never Lose Their Love of Winter

As difficult as it is for me to admit it, I have not always had the best relationship with winter. For most of my adult life, I've lived in the Midwest half heartedly participating in the season. It's sad when I think about those times now - six months...

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How To Make Indian Corn Necklaces

How To Make Indian Corn Necklaces

Around this time of year, our pumpkins and bunches of Indian corn get traded out like an old pair of shoes. Instead of watching them sadly melt away in the rain, I was determined to do something useful with these little guys. The pumpkins got turned...

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A Beginners Guide to Foraging for Wild Edibles With Kids

A Beginners Guide to Foraging for Wild Edibles With Kids

I took my first wild foraging and edibles class almost seven years ago, and it was love at first bite. I don't think it's a stretch to say that identifying, harvesting (picking), eating, and healing with wild foods has transformed my life. My only wish is that I'd...

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50 Nature-Inspired Kid’s Birthday Parties

50 Nature-Inspired Kid’s Birthday Parties

Confession, I am really into birthdays. For me it's a month-long event that kicks off with me saying to myself in the mirror, "Treat yourself!"  That being said, birthdays don't need to be elaborate or over the top (my daughter's first was a...

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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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