Can I go outside?

“Can I go outside?” says the Princess EVERY day after school. Do you know how excited I am to hear this? Can she go outside? Um, YES! YES! YES! Please go outside. Please run and play and get some exercise. Please do!

I get very excited when I hear this question for several reasons. First, I didn’t hear it very often when we were in our interim house. We were so thankful to be hanging out in that house while ours was built, but there weren’t many kids on the street. I almost NEVER heard that question. Now, there are over ten little girls within shouting distance. LOVE IT! And, so does the Princess.

Second, my Princess needs to get daily exercise. All little princes and princesses need to get daily exercise. They do! This is coming from someone who HATES to exercise. But, when you’re playing and running and having fun, it doesn’t seem like exercise. I love to watch my Princess having fun outside.

While the Princess usually just runs around and hangs with the friends, sometimes, she needs help discovering an activity. Did you know that the National Wildlife Federation has an activity finder? It does. You can go to their website, and find some fun activities for kids to do outside. We all need to be outside more! With Earth Day just a few days away, what better way to be kind to our earth than being outside and enjoying the splendor of all that God made!

Speaking of the National Wildlife Federation, have you checked out the Scott Naturals’ Four Week Test Drive? For each click on this link, Scott Naturals will donate $1 to National Wildlife Federation.

I’m taking the test drive and trying out their products and LOVING them. You can win your own box of products. That’s right! I’m giving away ANOTHER BOX! Whoop!

You know you want it. You know you do…

To enter the giveaway:

  • Let me know one thing your kids (or friends’ kids or you) like to do outside.
  • (Additional Entry) Click through and take the pledge to take a 4-week Test Drive. You’ll also be making a donation to the NWF. Then, leave me a comment and let me know you did.

Giveaway winner will be chosen at random on May 13th and the winner notified via email.

Update: Giveaway winner will be chosen on May 9th. I can’t count days apparently.

Disclosure: I was provided with products to review and giveaway and was compensated for this post by Scott Naturals and The Motherhood. However, all opinions are mine.

14 thoughts on “Can I go outside?

  1. I took the pledge today too! I am interested in looking at the Activity Finder, but I can’t get it to load. Must be ubber popular this week. πŸ™‚ Thanks for the giveaway!

  2. We love to play soccer! We don’t know the official rules but it’s fun for kids to just kick it around and aim for little goals – they love it!!

  3. We like to load the bikes up on the weekend and go for a long bike ride through our local nature bike trail

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