More Fun with Animal Tracks

This past weekend, we attended a fun nature class at Coyote Hills Regional Park in Fremont.  This free class for children aged 5+ and their family, called Family Nature Hour, is held on Saturday afternoons throughout the year.  Each week a different concept from the natural world is covered.  The one we attended on SaturdayContinue reading “More Fun with Animal Tracks”

He Rides, I Run

I started running three years ago in order to keep up with my son.  I wish I were faster!! How do you keep up with your kids? Photo taken January 2nd, 2013 Redwood Regional Park

Keeping things in perspective… a kid and a cactus

I think it’s important for kids to see how tiny humans can be compared to other living things on this planet.  Here’s my boy contemplating a saguaro… Photo taken December 30th, 2012 UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

Have a beautiful new year!

Wishing you all the best in 2013! Looking for color on a winter day. Photos taken December 30th, 2012 UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

Burning holiday energy…

Oh, my, is my five-year-old excited about Christmas tomorrow.  He can’t sit still, and he’s been acting super whacky.  It’s been raining and cold here in the Bay Area for days, and our outdoor adventures have been limited this past week because I’ve been sick (I still have a horrible cough).  Between his cabin feverContinue reading “Burning holiday energy…”

Christmas at Ardenwood

This morning we attended another wonderful seasonal event at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont…. “Christmas at Ardenwood”.  We had a great time, even though it was raining – perhaps even more because of the wet weather.  I was frightened this would be a crowded event, as festivals here usually are.  I was pleasantly surprised thatContinue reading “Christmas at Ardenwood”