Jessica O'Connor
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Raising Lovable Hooligans
I am on a journey to raise kiddos who love nature. I hope you will join me on my little adventure!
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Jessica O'Connor's Blog

Pants Not Required

Perhaps it’s because he’s my second child and the crazy obsessiveness I exhibited with my first child has left me… mostly. Perhaps it’s because I thought our little adventure wouldn’t take us very far from the car and, honestly, I really didn’t want to carry anything. I’m not sure why we started on our journey without a diaper bag but we did. And we learned an important lesson that day.

If your child drinks a lot they will require more frequent diaper changes. You’d think I would…


Posted on April 7, 2014 at 8:32pm

Keep Parental Adrenalin In Check

Sound faded away as my heart stopped.  I sucked in a breath so I could frantically yell, “Get down!  What are you doing?!”  My precious little boy was precariously balancing on a tree root, probably only millimeters thick.  This tiny root holding my 2-year-old was jutting out over angry water that was certainly miles deep and so cold hypothermia would set in instantaneously.  Is that gale force wind I feel?  Surely the next gust would cause my son to lose his already perilous…


Posted on February 19, 2014 at 6:30am

Make a Mountain Out of A Mole Hill

This is my son on the tip top of Everest.  Or, that’s how I presented this little dirt hill outside of my daughter’s school.  One thing to remember is that exploring and appreciating nature doesn’t always have to be something big.  You don’t have to climb Everest to admire the view.  You don’t have to stand by a giant redwood to be…


Posted on February 7, 2014 at 7:00am

Teaching Stillness

Listen. What do you hear?  

Look.  What do you see?  

Breathe.  What do you smell?  

Touch.  What do you feel?

I continually ask my daughter to take a moment.  To…

Posted on January 29, 2014 at 1:30pm

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At 6:22pm on February 14, 2014, Tania Moloney said…

Hi Jessica! You're welcome for the welcome! I'm really jest getting started too so nice to meet another newbie.

Thanks for liking my FB page, and thank you for the comments on my website. I don't think their is a way to 'follow' the website yet, I'll take a look into that, thanks! I will follow yours and look forward to seeing what you're up too.

Love to be able to support you in any way I can. Hope you enjoy the interviews! 



At 12:59pm on February 7, 2014, Tania Moloney said…
PS your Facebook link on here has an error in it - two http bits
At 12:58pm on February 7, 2014, Tania Moloney said…
Hi Jessica,
thanks for connecting. I love love love the name of your website! I have 5 of those loveable hooligans! Look forward to sharing and if I can support you in any way please let me know. I would love to.
I've just yesterday put out an interview series with some brilliant people connecting kids and families with and in nature if you want to see it I can send you the link or just check my website.
Have a brilliant day!
Warm regards,

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