finding a ‘sit spot’ this earth day

Rachel Carson, in her best-selling environmental classic, A Sense of Wonder, writes that “for the child, and for the parent…it is not half so important to know as to feel.  If facts are the seeds that later produce knowledge and wisdom, then the emotions and the impressions of the senses are the fertile soil in […]

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winter birding with your youngest chickadees
Watercolor by: Celia Cruz

Alas, we bid farewell to Valentine’s Day, but birds dearest, we shan’t forget you. It’s never too late to show some love and compassion to your backyard wildlife. After all, chickadees, cardinals, nuthatches, sparrows, flickers, and woodpeckers offer a variety of winter bird songs for us. Children can become enraptured by bird calls. Take time […]

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