Key: Taking Time Off & Getting Outside


by: Aubrey Gail Ferreira



We took a little beach holiday to celebrate reaching a major milestone for our book project. Seeing the kids adventuring out into unknown territory was our favorite part. Their imaginations are limitless treasures. Outdoor play is everything.



"Scientific studies have shown that natural environments can have remarkable benefits for human health. Natural environments are more likely to promote positive emotions, and viewing and walking in nature have been associated with heightened physical and mental energy."

—Dr. Eva M. Selhub


The sun, sand, and a little ocean water can go a long way in rejuvenating and refreshing the mind-body-spirit of a child. Providing lots of room for outdoor play and nature adventures is essential.



Meanwhile, I got some much needed r & r and a little tan. Lots of time to read—finished reading The Wind-Up Bird Chronicles—so good. Now I'm ready to get back to work with lots of new ideas.