We get it, buying online from a phone, with a company that charges NO shipping is easy. We can do it any time of day or night, we can check ✅ those undies, shoes, birthday gifts, craft supplies, etc off of our "to do" lists after the kids go to sleep from the comfort of...Continue reading
Membership Drive Results -- in Poetry form by Paige I begin with a goal-- 400 new members-- that seems reasonable enough. After all I watched "Field of Dreams" with Kevin Costner in 1989. "If You Build it They Will Come." I'll put this out to our audience and they will come... They don't. 1989 was...
Paige the bobcat circa 2010 photo credit Caroline Colvin. I've been dressing up like a bobcat on stage since 2008. And I don't want to stop. So I'm releasing my inner bobcat and fighting for my work as an artist and performer. It's the fight of a mother/provider, it's the fight of an animal, it's...Continue reading
We (Jeff and Paige) are doing something wild. We need 400 new Jeff and Paige members by the end of 2021. We are continuing to believe in the power of music, community and science and nature education. It’s our biggest campaign yet! Yes, the pandemic has played a role, but it’s also been a teacher...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
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
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