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Press On, Weary Mama

Press On, Weary Mama

Mothering is hard, exhausting work.  And that’s on a good day!  There comes a season for every mother when she is tempted to throw in the towel (if only she could find a clean one, as Crystal Paine likes to say), when she genuinely wonders whether her failures as a mother can possibly be redeemed.

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Buttercup Nature Journal Page

6 Things I Love About Nature Journaling

6 Things I Love About Nature Journaling (Not necessarily in this order)… 

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Handbook of Nature Study: May 2013--Flowers

Free Nature Study Printables and more

Yesterday’s post on Spring Wild Flowers and today’s amazing spring weather plus a few hours spent digging outside in the dirt got me all set up to receive this newsletter in my inbox this afternoon… Have you subscribed to Barb/Harmony Art Mom’s Handbook Of Nature Study Newsletters? You should! She’s my favorite nature blogger, offering…

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Take a Winter Nature Walk

Exploring Nature with Kids: Winter Nature Walk

The boys and I enjoyed (for the most part) a Winter Nature Walk with some friends yesterday.  Read more about our nature buddies here: 5 Tips for a Successful Nature Walk with Kids: {#1 Find a Buddy}. We hit a trail near our friends’ home–not really a destination per se, but a convenient location for us.…

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Free nature journal resources for kids

We do lots of nature study here at the Yankee Homestead. Older Brother (6 yrs. old) works daily on his Nature Folder, which includes a Nature Observation Calendar and a  Clouds & Weather Tracker.  We also have blank Nature Journal pages that we use from time to time, especially after a more formalized nature excursion…

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