Monthly Archives: March, 2016

Flower Petal Litter

I sure wish this was the only kind of litter in the world!    We are expecting a storm and for a minute I thought it was snowing! It was only this magnificent tree littering my yard with sweet smelling petals! A carpet of pink πŸŒΈπŸ’œπŸŒΈπŸ’œπŸŒΈπŸ’œ Wild Family Facebook page 🌸 Advertisements

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One time… We rescued a baby duck

Our family has been quite unlucky this past month… We are fighting another miserable virus.  Think Strep Throat, except worse because there’s no magic medicine to make them better… Only time! Sooo, since there will be no hikes in the WILD today, I decided to time travel and reminisce about the past. And one time… …

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Simone’s Tree

Two years ago my husband was given a little baby tree for Arbor Day from his work. Well, we sort of forgot about it for quite some time, and when we found it again, I thought for sure it was dead! 😒 Simone, the little angel of light that she is, was determined to save …

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Happy Easter πŸ’

Instead of filling Easter Baskets with goodies… we filled Fanny Packs! Elijah immediately knew what they were for! He exclaimed, “Now we don’t have to make you hold everything when we go on walks!” Exactly! They can carry their own treasures on our walks 😊 They also got cross necklaces to remind them of God’s …

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In which We Read Pooh Bear Around the Park

We completed another 30/30 hike today at McDonnell Park… All while reading chapters of Winnie-the-Pooh! We tried to find appropriate places to read each chapter… According to its title. In Which A House Is Built At Pooh Corner for Eeyore We thought the logs would make a good house for Eeyore. In Which Tigger Comes to …

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Gardening at the Library

Oh how I miss storytime at the Library with our Librarian! We went every week for years and years… but the kids grew older and older and surpassed the age limit! (Look at how young they look!) I was pleased to discover a homeschool storytime at a different library 😊 The theme was the Lorax… …

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Nature-Photo Challange: Children in a tree

The lovely Christina at justbluedutch nominated me for the 7-days Nature photo Challenge. Christiana’s blog is a beautiful compilation of fantastic pictures and insightful values, ideas, and themes that usually revolve around nature.  Her blog inspires me to be more WILD and get more out of this amazing WILD world we live in. *The rule of this …

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Unschooling Math

Someone had a birthday yesterday…   …which means lots of money to count! Count by 1,5,10, 25 Understanding coin value Comparing coin value  Understanding more coins doesn’t necessarily mean more money  The hardest part is deciding what to buy! πŸ’°πŸ’°πŸ’°πŸ’° Wild Family Facebook page 🌸

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A Rock Climbing Birthday

We went to a birthday party this past weekend… at Upper Limits, a rock climbing facility. It was so much fun! 1. Everyone put on harnesses. 2. We were given a quick class on how to use the harness and clips and how to climb up and how to let the rope gently bring you …

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Work-Out Stations at the Park

This is a comparison between how I work out and how my children work out… Don’t laugh at me… At least I was trying! My kids’ antics put my attempts to shame LOL! My kids are great work-out buddies because we had fun together!! Pull-Up Station My way…   Kids’ Way   Push-Up Station My …

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