Why We Love the National Park Jr. Ranger Program

Do you have plans to visit a national park or national monument this year?  If so, don't overlook the Junior Ranger programs offered at more than 200 of these locations!  Kids can learn about nature, history, science -- and earn s...
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8 Indoor Things to Do Outside

  Discover the Forest put out a great ad campaign encouraging kids and families to get outside - and we wholeheartedly agree!  Spring is here and it's a great time to get outdoors.  Here are a few traditional indoor activi...
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34 Ways to Be a Cool Parent This Summer

Looking for some memorable things to do this summer? Need some new ideas on easy & fun things to do with the kids?  Try a few of these quick, FREE or low-cost, have-fun-at-the-drop-of-a-hat ideas.  Your kids will think you...
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12 Family Resolutions for 2012

How would you like to make a resolution that you know you’ll keep this year?  How about 12?  I know what you’re thinking, sometimes it’s impossible to keep one resolution, much less 12 - but here’s the plan:  one reso...
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Give Yourself a Gift - 1 Hour in Nature

  Let's face it, most of us have been stuck inside too much lately.    Running thru the mall, wrapping and baking, attending the kids' performances and parties.  We all spend a lot of time indoors at this time of the ...
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