Creating a Homegrown Experience with Your Kids

"The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm." ~ Swedish Proverb At the beginning of every summer we have a ritual with my dad, the real green thumb of the family.  We plant a garden.  Surprisingly, this custom only started the summer after my mother died.  We never had a garden at my house growing up.  However, we did support the local farmers and traveled to random farm stands around town to seek out the freshest picked vegetables.  Some of my fondest memories are the car drives with mom on late August afternoons.  … [Read more...]