20 years ago, my parents bought an old farmhouse in the middle of nowwhere about 100 miles northwest of Toronto as a weekend/holiday escape.
It sure ain't the Hamptons, but my kids love it. We can walk around the property, look for frogs, garter snakes, salamander painted turtles etc... in the marsh and just do all the stuff kids should do.
We're trying to fend off the world of video games and the like for as long as possible but it is tough once they start seeing what kind of gadgets their peers have.
Sunday was a lovely day and we collected wildflowers for Kat and both Logan and Beatrice giggle hysterically as a caterpillar crawled on them.