Helping Kids Find & Pursue Their Own Interests

My husband and I have been talking recently about how much influence we really have on what interests/hobbies our kids pursue. Are they just born with certain innate talents and inevitable interests? We have our own ideas about what we think would be best or fun for them to do, but offering it to them … Continue reading Helping Kids Find & Pursue Their Own Interests

Connecting with Our Children

As parents, we become keenly aware of time. We watch it slip between our fingers with every inch that our children grow, every new opportunity or challenge they step into. We try our best to nurture an authentic relationship with open communication, but sometimes between the soccer practices, mealtime frenzy, or household chores, we miss … Continue reading Connecting with Our Children

Austin Trails and Parks

Austin offers many opportunities for local hikes and nature study.   And as part of our school routines, we try to hit a different park or trail each week. You can pack a bag with simple staples like nature journal, pencils, bird/tree guide, water and snacks and quickly head out the door. Or bring your … Continue reading Austin Trails and Parks