Retzer Nature Center – Waukesha, WI

Last week, I chaperoned our first grader, and his class, on a field trip to Retzer Nature Center. The trip was educational, and more importantly, fun! The children were able to explore the woods, prairie, and river ecosystems native to our area.¬†Of course we were given a stern warning NOT to taste anything, but the…

Day-off local adventure

Once, every six-weeks, my kids have a day-off of school, so that teachers can have an in-service day. More often than not, we use this time to catch-up on Dr appointments, prep for a busy weekend of hockey or catch-up on cleaning around the house. But, at certain times of year, it’s too special of…