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THE SCRAPED-UP KID

Do kids hate going outside these days? Really?

on June 27, 2017, at 7:33 a.m.
Do kids hate going outside these days? No, but we might be setting them up so it looks that way. Here are three questions to ask yourself.
THE SCRAPED-UP KID

Stop making going outside a summer chore

on June 19, 2017, at 7:28 a.m.
Are you treating outside time like a summer chore? Stop requiring your kids to have fun. Instead set them up for success and get out of the way.
THE SCRAPED-UP KID

My most popular posts on visiting Acadia with kids

on June 02, 2017, at 6:57 a.m.
Heading to Acadia with kids? Don’t miss these three popular posts on all things Acadia.
THE SCRAPED-UP KID

How to build your outside memories in one easy step

on May 16, 2017, at 6:40 a.m.
If you get outside enough, you build outside memories in the landscape around you, and that landscape becomes meaningful in a different way, every time.
DOUBLE DUTCH PLUS THREE

What to do when you can’t juggle?

on May 06, 2017, at 9:51 p.m.
ALL THE WORDS

I’ll love you just as you are and still wish for more

on May 06, 2017, at 6:28 p.m.
ALL THE WORDS

When Fidgets Become Trendy

on May 04, 2017, at 7:14 p.m.
THE SCRAPED-UP KID

Should mothers really be worrying about “outdoors shame”?

on May 04, 2017, at 6:57 a.m.
Should mothers really be feeling outdoors shame because they don’t take their kids to the forest? Or is it really a matter of building your family culture?
THE SCRAPED-UP KID

Teaching environmentalism to my kids, one hike at a time

on May 02, 2017, at 7:35 a.m.
Teaching environmentalism doesn’t have to be sad, hard, and depressing. Just start in your backyard and take it from there.
ALL THE WORDS

Why aren’t you practicing handwriting?

on May 01, 2017, at 5:38 p.m.
THE SCRAPED-UP KID

The country mice travel to Washington, D.C.

on April 24, 2017, at 8:26 a.m.
We decided to travel to Washington, D.C. for our spring break. It’s a great place, but it turns out, there’s no place like home.
DOUBLE DUTCH PLUS THREE

The cutest holiday of the year

on April 16, 2017, at 8:39 a.m.
THE SCRAPED-UP KID

The outdoors benefits girls. You can help show the way.

on April 14, 2017, at 7:25 a.m.
A new study shows the ways the outdoors benefits girls and women. How can you help keep your outdoor girl strong?
DOUBLE DUTCH PLUS THREE

How holding hands can be a powerful symbol

on April 09, 2017, at 11:06 a.m.

Corinth Elementary School Kindergarten and pre-K registration announced

on April 03, 2017, at 11:52 a.m.
THE SCRAPED-UP KID

How young is too young to get outside?

on April 03, 2017, at 6:55 a.m.
Is your baby too young to get outside? Of course not. Here are three benefits to getting your kids outdoors when they are really little.
THE SCRAPED-UP KID

Great hikes for kids: Blagden Preserve

on March 27, 2017, at 7:15 a.m.
In this latest installment of Great Hikes for Kids, we visit the Blagden Preserve on Mount Desert Island for woods and shore in one two-mile walk.
DOUBLE DUTCH PLUS THREE

Mirror, mirror on the wall…

on March 26, 2017, at 11:11 a.m.
THE SCRAPED-UP KID

Thinking of heading to Canada? You’ll want to get this first

on March 22, 2017, at 7:44 a.m.
If you are heading to Canada to celebrate their 150th anniversary, you’ll want to plan ahead for this one critical item.
THE SCRAPED-UP KID

Thinking of heading to Canada? Get this first

on March 22, 2017, at 7:44 a.m.
If you are heading to Canada to celebrate their 150th anniversary, you’ll want to plan ahead for this one critical item.