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Green Hours with McDowell Nature Preserve

Green Hours with McDowell Nature Preserve

At the risk of sounding like a lazy parent, I’ll be the first to admit that I sometimes grow bored with the same old green hours around the house.  (I say I’ll be the “first” because I’m willing to bet I’m not the only parent out there that feels that way…)  In this day and age of “scheduling,” there is certainly no shortage of programs available for toddlers, be it at a local library, park, or community center.  Even though I’m a firm believer that young children need a healthy dose of “unstructured” time so that they can let their…Read the rest of this entry →

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