As self-appointed nature guides and outdoor fun seekers with the grandkids, we recently drove out to a new nature park... Rosa was not thrilled." Good luck!" her mama called gaily, closing the front door firmly.
hiking with children
Wetter, wilder, wonderful, not yet winter... a few images of deep fall in the Pacific Northwest.
Sticks and stones, ivy and conifers, patience and stillness, oblivious to outside world. Come walk with us.
To walk with children is to slow down and see differently instead of the movie that plays in my head - you know, the thinking, projecting, dreaming, remembering, planning, spinning. Children are awake to the present moment, curious about things I no longer attend to or things I think I already know about....