During the summer months it becomes impossible to keep my son indoors. He constantly begs to be outside, enjoying the sun. As the summer is winding down, your ideas for fun family activities may be winding down as well.
Bags of fresh groceries on the kitchen table can be appealing and inspiring. I get excited about the opportunity to make something delicious to eat, and as my son grows, I’d like to pass that excitement on to him.
When I was pregnant with my son, I tried to prepare myself for his arrival. There were many ways that I knew life would change once he came, most of them exciting and eagerly anticipated. But I was already very happy.
As much as we want to protect our children, we parents also know the value of helping them develop social bonds with their peers. So as my son grows, it becomes increasingly important to me that he develops friendships with children his own age.
The 'seventh generation principle' is the original precautionary principle. This practice from the Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy of making decisions with the seventh generation in mind is what fuels our mission.