When Jeff and I found out we were going to be having our second child right around the time that our busy season normally starts, we panicked, just a little. The spring and summer months are when we do the most shows, make a lot of our income, and also meet and greet many new...Continue reading
This was a man who wanted to escape “Into the Alpine” and take my bicycle and ride to the periphery. This was a man who wanted to disconnect from the human community in order to delve deeper into the natural world. Now, at the age of 39, with a 4-year old of my own and a new little one on the way, I’m way more likely to take a short walk in the field behind our house with Paige and Wolf than to explore those alpine valleys where wildflowers grow.Continue reading
It’s 9pm. I emerge groggy-eyed from our son, Wolf’s, bedroom.
“Flubbsies?” Jeff asks.
”Mmmmhmm.” I reply. Flubbsies is our word for this moment of coming out of a darkened bedroom, bleary-eyed, squinting at the light, after falling asleep putting the kid to bed.
”So you want to rehearse that new song for Sunday?” Jeff asks.
A moment of annoyance passes through. Not at all!
We love this small business in Boulder, Colorado. Read on to learn our top 10 reasons to shop at Childish Things, and our journey as parents to live lightly on the earth.Continue reading
We want to reach more kids, teachers, and parents than we can possibly access with our physical selves. Our latest album—Little Songs, Big Science: Musical STEAM For Kids is our first big attempt to do this.
Little Songs, Big Science is more than just an album. We have a far-reaching vision to go along with it. We want to get this science and nature-based album into the hands of teachers, preschoolers, and parents far beyond our live performances. And we want to give those families and schools the tools they need to have a full Jeff and Paige experience.Continue reading
We have so many exciting events this season! Wondering which you should attend—or maybe you’ll be a super fan and attend them all?! Here’s the Jeff and Paige guide to what makes each of these events unique. If you do want to take the challenge and attend all (or most) of them, we’ve got a...Continue reading
The return to school brings a mix of emotions with the changing season. The days begin to grow shorter along with our patience for having our kids home all day. And at the same time some of us feel sad to say goodbye to our summer-time companions. Or maybe it’s a mix of both. Jeff...Continue reading
The shrill calls of a Northern Flicker complete the sounds of a sunny summer morning. The 14th year of Meadow Music, the program that has become the cornerstone of our business, starts this evening. It’s always a big day, preparing for this concert that started on a whim with some songs for a few families...Continue reading
Here’s the place to learn what Jeff and Paige are up to behind the scenes. A place to visit for fun ways to connect your kids to nature using our music and otherwise. And if we get really wild some pictures and tales from our travels to schools, cities, and festivals!