We lived in Kitty Hawk, NC for about two years, and you can’t do much better for a summer vacation spot. We’ve gone back every year since we left, and recently headed down there with my mom for three days to see old friends and re-explore our old haunts. First thing’s first, we headed to the ocean. Kids don’t seem to mind too much that sand is one of the worst
We Waleses are a nature-loving bunch, and I will take just about any chance I can get to teach our kids about nature. They never get enough of it. When we were in Minneapolis recently for a wedding, we decided a trip to the Minnesota Zoo was in order. Nestled in the broad, leafy suburbs of Minneapolis, the zoo sits on a large acreage, and offers generously sized enclosures and a decent layout.
Yesterday we took advantage of an empty day with no rain to explore a couple of islands south of the “mainland”. I had never been to any of these, and Trish had not been in many, many years, so off we went, in search of a nice, quiet area where the kids could roam around and explore at their leisure, but could not escape. Small, open islands fit the bill
I decided that during our time back here in Singapore, I want to explore a few nature-y places I have yet to visit, and see if hauling the kiddos with me as well is doable/practical/fun. I had the chance recently to check out a sliver of a nature reserve near VivoCity/Sentosa called Labrador Nature Reserve to see what kind of nature I could get myself into. I actually wasn’t expecting too much. Once