- April 1st, 2014
Birds calling and dashing about enliven any backyard. Here are a few ways to roll out the welcome mat:
If you add a birdhouse, place it in the shelter of a tree away from predators and facing away from prevailing winds and precipitation.
- September 1st, 2013
Take a moment to notice the parks nearby. Can you and your family get to one within a 10-minute walk? If not, The Trust for Public Land has something to say about it.
According to their mission statement, the TPL is a nonprofit working in all 50 states to conserve land for parks, gardens, and other natural places, ensuring livable communities for everyone.
- April 1st, 2013
Spring is upon us and the outdoors is ready and waiting to be explored. This month’s Inner Balance is excerpted from the new book Nurturing the Soul of Your Family by Renée Peterson Trudeau. Published with permission of New World Library (newworldlibrary.com).By Renée Peterson Trudeau
- February 1st, 2012
Winter days often bring along foul weather that makes even the most dedicated exercisers cringe. But don’t let cold, dreary days confine you to a “dreadmill” or other boring, indoor exercise equipment. Let the cool air invigorate and motivate you. As the chill settles in this winter, tackle your outside workout by following these tips:Tips for tackling outdoor exercise
- November 1st, 2011
Think about the time you spend indoors versus the time spent outdoors. If you’re like most Americans, you probably spend much more time inside an artificial environment working, cleaning, caring for the household, in transit, watching TV, or surfing the Internet.