Being in the outdoors has taught me so much about life and made me so much more confident and grounded as a person. I know it has been beneficial to me as a parent as well. There are so many life lessons I hope to teach my children.
Stephanie Harper and her husband James decided to move their blended family of six cross-country from the city life of California to the mountains of North Carolina. Their goal was to broaden their children's landscape for outdoor adventuring and instill their love of nature in them. The 2016 winners of theChildren & Nature Network Vitamin N Challenge, they consistently inspire and amplify ideas for bringing more “Vitamin N” into children’s lives.
We founded Sawyer Kid Co with a mission to get more kids outside.
The average child today spends less time outdoors than the average prison inmate and free range chicken. We all have children in our lives and believe that they deserve to connect with nature. This video was a lot of fun to put together and would not have happened without the support of our awesome friends and family!
A little dirt won’t hurt. I knew spending time outdoors was a healthy thing to do, but I didn’t initially understand the depth of that claim. Scientific studies are continuously pointing towards the positive correlation of interaction with the outdoors and human health. Nature lightens the burden of many developmental adversities.
My name is Megan Fisher, who am I? Well, my feet are filthy, I have dirt under every fingernail, and my hair has been styled by the wind. As a mother of two beautiful daughters, I have rocks, leaves, and petals in every pocket. You see, I get to be a kid again and see the world's wonders through the eyes of my daughters.