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Free Range Kids — Nature’s Calling

 By Fredrica Syren Sometimes when people come over to my house, they are a little horrified to run into my wild kids, who love being outdoors all day long and like to make mud cakes, spray each other with water, and get down and dirty. For me, this is just …

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Losing Touch with Nature in the Cyber World

By Asha Kreiling Since when are computer and television screens more exciting than the outdoors? When did iPads and video games replace fort building and tree climbing? Are we, especially younger generations, losing touch with the natural world as technology advances? It seems we are spending more time working, communicating …

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Earth Day Activities – Fun for You and the Family

By Dawna Matthews Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 every year by over 100 countries. It is a joyous day when we can all come together and appreciate our planet and learn what we can do to keep it special. Earth Day was founded on April 22, 1970, and …

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Green Camping–Up, Close and Personal With Nature

 By Kim Robson Taking the family on a camping trip to the mountains or lakeside is one of life’s finest pleasures. It’s also one of the greenest vacations you could possibly take. However, even while surrounded by nature, there are those who just can’t embrace it — people who bring …

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CAMPING … VEGGIE STYLE!

By Amanda Wilkes A couple of weeks ago, my boyfriend asked me to go camping for Memorial Day weekend. I was excited to go hiking and fishing and exploring the mysterious trails that crept through the tall mountains.  I knew that at the end of our very busy days we …

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Campers in Training — The Joy of Backyard Camping

By Fredrica Syren Bella has been nagging for months now to go camping. However, we have been worried about her reaction to being outside, suddenly in the dark in the middle of the night. Naturally, we were not about to go camping just to get woken up by Bella who has changed …

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