The Change Starts With YOU! Rediscover Nature

The Change Starts With YOU! Rediscover Nature

For our family playing outside is a huge part of our everyday. We live in the country on 4 beautiful acres and it would be a crime not to enjoy nature in our own backyard.

Kids Canoeing, Splashing in the pond. Kawartha Lakes Pond, Country living in Kawartha Lakes

Nikon Canada Nikon Moments, Canadian Backyard Ice Rink, Canadian Winter Skating Party

Wild Turkeys in backyard. Kids watching Turkeys play

Here Is Our Favourite Way to Discover Nature EVERYWHERE!

I know the summer is the optimum time to enjoy your time outside but fall is my favourite time to take a road trip and hike. One of our favourite nature activities to do well hiking or in our own city and anywhere we end up on a road trip is Geocaching. It is a free treasure hunt that runs worldwide. Once you and your family start Geocaching I guarantee you, you will be itching to find your next treasure!

Geocaching Kawartha Lakes Ontario

What Direction Is Our Future Heading?

I was surprised to read over on Takemeoutside.ca/rediscovernature that less than 10% of kids are spending time in nature. Those statistics shocked me and at the same time disappointed me. Canada is a beautiful place, each corner and conservation area are packed with new discoveries.

Bobcaygeon Kawarth Lakes Ontario

I know many don’t live in the country like me, but the parks in each city is your opportunity to let your children run and explore the beauty of nature. It is our job as parents to introduce the birds, bugs and talk about the wonders of the sky and the history of this great land we call home! Let your kids RUN! 

Cobourg Beach


Since it is obvious our relationship with nature is disappearing. Nature Valley talked to 3 generations and asked them one simple question: What did you like to do for fun as a kid?

Be prepared to be shocked and a little upset!

How did that video make you feel? Together we can stop this sad but true future for the generations to come!

Mark Your Calendars for Sunday, September 20!

Nature Valley and Take Me Outside are joining forces to challenge you and your family to spend at least one hour enjoying the great outdoors on Sunday, September 20 for Rediscover Nature Day. Whether it be in your backyard or at one of Canada’s national parks, Geocaching or on a trail, let’s all get outside and #RediscoverNature.

It is easy to take part, check out this poster for more details!

REDISCOVER NATURE DAY IS ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2015

>>Click here to RVSP to Rediscover Nature Day!<<

Having been to Banff once on a business trip back in 2007, I have to say one family will be enjoying one of Canada’s most beautiful pieces of heaven. Banff and Lake Louise is absolutely breathtaking and holds a spot on my family’s bucket list. The picture below almost seems like I am standing in front of a tourist backdrop when it is in fact overlooking Banff.

In R Dream Banff

Nature Valley is Generous!

One lucky reader has the chance to WIN a bundle of Nature Valley gear to help your family Rediscover Nature ($50 value)

(2) Nature Valley Rediscover Nature draw-string backpack | (2) Nature Valley travel size LED flashlight | (4) Nature Valley stainless steel 16oz water bottle | (2) Nature Valley Lunch Box snack bars.

Nature Valley Rediscover Nature Day

Canada only (excluding Quebec), ends September 21st, 2015.

Thank you for reading In R Dream!

Although this post is sponsored, the opinions are completely my own based on my experience.



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