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7 Things a Budding Naturalist Can’t Do Without

Poppy has always been exposed to all things nature and each time we step outside it’s a whole new adventure. As a result, she’s nurtured a love for observing, exploring her different senses, and her curiosity among the trees and open air. I’ve put together a basic list of items that we’ve included (or combination of...

Pisgah National Forest: Bent Creek

One of the things I’m really having an easy time adjusting to is how many trails are around us, sometimes within 15 minutes from where we live. One such place we’ve discovered (and find ourselves coming back to already) includes a collection of modest hikes, an easy loop perfect for little ones, and some serious...

Participating in the Women’s March as a Family

We couldn’t participate in the Women’s March on Washington this year, so we joined our local march in Asheville instead. Our BKs (big kids) are 10, 11, and 14. We have conversations with them pretty regularly on issues that come up in the news and that may have come up at school. The women’s march was an event we...