Mike Smedley

Kids’ brain architecture makes them built to come alive

We’re free-falling into summer. The kids are a grubby blur.

I catch them scarfing fistfuls of garden peas and think, daily vegetable consumption: Check. Dan calls from work with ideas for our next three camping destinations. The rate at which I pull weeds is directly related to how much lettuce is left in the garden: edible weeds...

Rachel Turiel can be reached at sanjuandrive@frontier.net or check out her blog about raising children, chickens and backyard food at 6,512 feet: 6512andgrowing.wordpress.com

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