A Natural Nester


A Natural Nester is a blog to help you create a natural and mindful environment around you and within. It features everyday inspiration and informative feature articles on: Seasonal & Natural Living, Community Building, Conscious Parenting,...

What's your favorite affordable outdoor activity to do with your kids?

My girls and I love to keep nature journals. We go for walks at parks & around the neighborhood - or we just sit in the backyard - and we record what we see, hear, feel, smell, etc. Nature journaling outside allows kids to become more observant of, and reflective about, the world around them - skills that will serve them well their entire lives! Plus, it exposes them to creative & technical writing, layout & presentation of ideas, self confidence & self expression, focus & meditation, and more! Nature journaling is super affordable - all you need is a blank book, or some blank paper bound togehter, and pens, pencils, crayons (you choose). Any outside location (or window seat) will do for this outdoor activity!

What tips do you have for spending time outdoors when its cold?

What's a great vacation destination for families that want to spend time outside?