Wild Gardens for Busy Parents: Find the Spot

It’s time to think about seeds and seedlings. Too busy to think about a garden plan? When you feel guilty that you don’t plant your dream garden or a fully sustainable one-acre farm year after year, scale down your plan. I declare this the year of wild gardens for busy parents. Every year Naturemom and I get … Read more

Wool with Kids: Teaching through Story

When you want to teach a young child big ideas about the world, little stories are often the most effective way. Pelle’s New Suit tells how a growing boy uses the wool of his lamb for a new suit. Last week, in my post about basic weaving with children, I mentioned the book Pelle’s New Suit. I love this … Read more