Hiking With A Toddler

We’ve signed up for another Hike It Baby challenge and so we’ve been finding creative ways to get in miles. Wednesday morning we went toddler-led walk at Willamette Mission State Park. We splashed in the river, skipped rocks (well, we tried), and collected hazelnuts. It was fun to see Bug running, walking, and crawling with his buddies, […]

Hiking With A Toddler

Making a Sound Map – #ETHANProject Challenge

What a week! We just got back from a quick trip to Bend and what fun we had! I’ll share more of our favorite spots next week because right now it’s time for week 7 of the ETHANProject Challenge! This weeks challenge is to enjoy the sound. One of my favorite activities to do with kids […]

Making a Sound Map – #ETHANProject Challenge

Nature Playground

This week I met up with some friends at Silver Falls State Park to check out their new nature playground. It was fantastic! It’s almost an hour out there, but it was worth the drive. The trail is about 1/4 mile long with different play areas scattered throughout. Each area has a theme – one […]

Nature Playground

We hiked it – baby!

I’m an ecologist by training and worked as an environmental educator for 6 years before I had Little Man.  One of the things I miss most about my job is that I had to get outside all the time. If I wasn’t outside and teaching a lot of the time then I wasn’t doing my […]

We hiked it  – baby!