Karla Akins
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  • North Manchester, IN
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Teacher, Freelance Writer
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Homeschool mom of 23 years to five kids and five grandchildren, pastor's wife. Have twins with autism.
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Road Trip and the Beautfy of Nature

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 9:48am — 1 Comment

First Lady, Michelle Obama Wants Kids Outside!

What we have all been saying for years the White House is now pushing! This is good news for those of us with a passion for getting kids out of doors!

Here's a link:
http://www.letsmove.gov/blog/wenk.html

Enjoy!

Posted on May 17, 2010 at 6:08pm

Gene Stratton Porter

When I was a little girl, A Girl Iof the Limberlost was my favorite story. I identified with the girl because she played the violin and loved nature. There were other reasons, too, but I won't go into those in a public blog.



I just wrote an article about the Gene Stratton Porter experiences kids can have in Indiana. Both of her Indiana homes are open to the public, and they are a wonderful way to get a look into the life of someone who put nature… Continue

Posted on April 20, 2010 at 9:09pm

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At 1:21pm on March 17, 2010, Suz Lipman said…
Yup - to add a blog post, just go to the Blog tab at the top of the screen, and then hit "my blog", which will prompt you to enter the post. I will look for that discussion on myopia and outdoor play.
At 7:44am on March 17, 2010, Suz Lipman said…
Hi Karla! Great article on nature's benefits regarding eyesight. We were discussing this on the network a couple of months ago. You provide a lot of good resources and information.

You might consider re-posting the article here as a blog post. You can either copy/paste the article in (sometimes pictures have to be re-uploaded.) Or you can enter a blog post with a link to your article. It's another good way to reach people on the forum, and it might provoke discussion again. (Let me know if you need more help to do it.) Thanks again for telling us about your piece.
At 10:37am on March 10, 2010, Suz Lipman said…
Hi Karla! Welcome to C&NN. Great to have you here. It's so wonderful that you jumped in by joining groups and posting pictures. I'm sure you'll be a vital member of the community and I look forward to more contributions. I hope you get a lot out of the site as well. I'm a fellow Examiner, by the way. (San Francisco Slow Family Living). There are a couple of us here. Cheers!
 
 
 

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