Kids in the Garden

When I am out in the garden or in nature with my kids, there is so much more growing than just the plants and flowers.  We are growing ideas, we are growing bonds and we are growing minds.  As a mother, I tend to keep all of those teaching moments hidden behind the glee of […]

Spring into Running

Could it be that spring is finally here in the Nation’s Capital?  It has been a very long winter.  For those of us who run, it has been doubly long as we wait for more daylight hours, milder weather and less of the hazardous slippery stuff before we dig out our shoes an hit the […]

Pack a Picnic, Pick a Pepper…it’s in season

A lot of families planning to head out on a family a road trip. Along the way there is not a lot of choice for food. It is great to have some food on hand or even pack a picnic of options. A few ideas using all of our in season produce: Curried Chicken Salad […]

May 2 – 4 Picnic Games

Are you ready for the long weekend?  Heading out to the cottage, camping or a picnic? MITK has some fun and easy picnic games for you and your family.