Stop Taking Away My Child’s Right to Play

Every child has a Right to Play.  Play is so important in fact that the United Nations has said that it is a basic human right for all children¹. There are many benefits    to outdoor play including being  essential for brain health and development. The lack of outdoor play amongst children is also becoming noticeable…

Bring Back Adventure and Risk: 7 Tips to get you started

Teaching  children to be courageous and adventure helps them learn to take appropriate risks, builds self confidence and  increases motivation when faced with challenges¹. It is not always easy to encourage adventure but it is important to  allow children to take risks at a young age for their development. Risky play is also said to…

Embracing each stage of life…

Embracing each stage of our daughters’ lives has been so important to the enjoyment of our outdoor family activities. Before they  could walk,  our hearts would swell as we watched them simply explore tiny rocks or dig in the sand. These little moments in the early days are wonderful BUT… the excitement that comes when…