The Photo Gallery 222: Green


The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don’t tell you what to see
– Alexandra K Trenfor

Those days when a 10 minute walk to the post box would take at least 40 minutes because you had to stop at every single bush, every flower, every stick on the path, every creature that moved in the treetops.

Those days have gone for me. Long gone. But I still remember and smile and know that explaining the lifecycle of a dandelion and what you can use dock leaves for and how to make a sound with a blade of grass in-between your thumbs were all worth the exasperatingly long walks home. Worth it because they planted the seed for a love of learning and instilled that greatest of qualities you can give a child: curiosity.

This post is for week 222 of The Photo Gallery: The theme is: Green.

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15 Responses to The Photo Gallery 222: Green

  1. What a gorgeous photo. I am still going through the 10mins walks stopping at every corner…loving it!
    Mirka Moore @Kahanka recently posted…The Gallery: GreenMy Profile

  2. Kelloggsville says:

    ahhh the joys of a 2 minute walk with a littlie. Not one to be rushed!

  3. What a wonderful post and a beautiful picture. Having children has reawakened my wonder with the world.
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  4. Awwww what a lovely photo. My youngest tried to blow a daisy the other day so I still have some teaching to do.
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  5. LauraCYMFT says:

    What a gorgeous photo! Mia looks so teeny here!
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  8. I’m not quite at the point you referred to yet, but I can see how the inbetween starts and ends of event takes longer with a growing child.

    I’ve added learning about the “lifecycle of a dandelion and what you can use dock leaves for and how to make a sound with a blade of grass in-between your thumbs” to what I need to know, to teach my little one about in due time.

    A child’s curiosity is definitely one to nurture; good on you for doing this.

    Thanks for your lovely linky; I’m so pleased to be joining in again.
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  9. Emma says:

    We are still in this stage and as infuriating as it can be I do always (well mostly!) appreciate it and think how fondly I will look back at this time.
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  10. Merry says:

    That’s a lovely photo but the quote is just even greater 🙂 I love.
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