Shine’s “Pop-up Field Trip Thursdays” have been one of our favorite pastimes for years now, as we cultivate deeper community relationships with the good people who produce our food. We believe gardening and farming experiences enrich the mind, body, and soul of children and adults alike.
Thanksgiving conjures up warm, cozy memories of turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, pumpkin pie, family, friends, and gratefulness. But who says this day has to come just once a year in chilly November? People love summer weather, pools, and backyard parties – and they love the Thanksgiving feast. Kick off your inaugural Summersgiving with these ideas.
Kids who spend time engaged in solitary activities outdoors have the strongest bonds with nature, according to researchers at NC State University. If you’re looking to foster a lover of the environment, consider introducing one of the pursuits identified in the study.
We’re all looking for ways to reconnect with our kids and make our weekends count. A picnic in the park is the perfect way to make a weekend afternoon feel more festive. Friday, April 23rd is National Picnic Day – so what better excuse? Here are our best picnic hacks to ensure a smooth day trip.
Spring Break is coming and that means our kids will need child care and entertainment during school-free days. We’re pleased to report great news as to the safety of youth camps. New analysis confirms the almost nonexistent transmission rate when proper hygiene and distancing protocols are put in place.