Posts tagged ‘Articles’

The Washington DC Metro area is filled with opportunities to connect with one of our most important resources- Water!   As mentioned in my latest article for Washington Parent Magazine, River Keeping: Hands on Ways to Protect and Enjoy the Watershed, http://www.washingtonparent.com/articles/1303/watershed-projects.php. there are many ways for families to get involved.  Two upcoming events include, 1)H2O [...]


June’s issue of Washington Parent Magazine features my lastest article on a unique opportunity for connecting kids to nature and their past. Dinosaur Park provides information on the fossil rich “Dinosaur Alley” of Maryland and the Washington DC area and opportunities for kids to discover evidence of our earliest native plants and animals. The Dinosaur [...]


Gardens Grow Minds: Schools as Green Educator Author Mary Quattlebaum’s new article discusses value of school gardens and highlights a native plant pollinator garden I have had worked on. Mary’s new book is Jo MacDonald Had a Garden is a lovely book for young children to sing along with. Dawn Publications has many books that [...]


Hands on Heritage -Exploring Community Museums is my new article, in February’s Washington Parent Magazine. It features 3 community based museums with interactive family activities that take you back in time while exploring the cultures of local residents. Plan family outings to each of these museums located in Great Falls, VA, Anacostia/Southeast, DC and Sandy [...]


June 30th, 2011

The Enchanted Backyard

A favorite part of parenting has been watching children discover and explore the world around them. It is an invitation to step out of our daily routines, see our surroundings with new eyes and reclaim a sense of wonder. For ideas in creating discovery areas in your own backyard check out my latest article on [...]


February 3rd, 2011

New Year New Enterprises

  Kirsten Quigley and Cristina Bourelly co founders Lunchskins Reflecting back on life experiences, one can often discover common threads resurfacing, such as an interest, value or skill that brings joy and fullfillment.  Following these threads can help you weave your own tapestry of authenticity.   As life is a journey, it may take some miles on the road to identify the [...]


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