Take your kids on a moonlit walk tonight

November 14, 2016
in Kids

It's the supermoon, after all! What better way to commemorate such a rare event than to bask in its silvery splendor? Tonight’s supermoon is cause for celebration. As Melissa Breyer explained in an article for TreeHugger, it’s the first time since 1948 that the moon has been so close to the Earth, and it won’t happen for another 18 years. So, instead of admiring the moon’s magnificence briefly from the window, why not do something to commemorate the special occasion? This could be especially momentous if you have small children, as unique natural events such as the supermoon will create lasting memories for them. I plan to celebrate by taking my little ones for a walk by moonlight. We will head out after dinner when it’s dark, and walk on the beach along Lake Huron where we live. From there, we’ll take a trail into the forest—because there’s nothing...

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