Nature Based Play in Chicagoland

Unplug. Live a simple life. Get back to nature.   All of these messages are wonderful, but let’s get real. It is HARD to fight the electronics battle when kids are involved. I even have a social media addiction that I have been trying so hard to kick. So if you are like us and […]

River Trails Nature Center

As typical little boys, my guys LOVE being outside.  Just hand them a stick, point them in the direction of a murky puddle, and they are happy as clams.  One of my favorite places to take them, especially after a big rain storm (apparently I really like researching how to get mud stains out of […]