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Guest Post with Julie Zickefoose: “Asking More of Kids”

Some parents I’ve talked to since I’ve been blogging and hiking have confided in me some of the difficulties they face in working toward the goal of getting their kids out in nature more often.  Some moms want to hike with their kids, but haven’t done it before, and need reassurance and guidance.  I admit…Continue Reading

Book Review: The Bluebird Effect, and Interview with Julie Zickefoose

I was recently approached by the publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to review a new book by Julie Zickefoose – The Bluebird Effect: Uncommon Bonds with Common Birds.  When we opened the package, we all gasped at the beauty of the illustrations.  The first thing that struck me was the heft of the book – the…Continue Reading

Interview with Patricia Ellis Herr, Author of Up

    A couple of weeks ago, I heard about a new book coming out by a mom who climbs mountains with her young girls.  I was intrigued, and clicked over to her site to read more.  I was so moved by their stories, and I knew I had to get the book and interview…Continue Reading