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Lauren lives in Port Moody, British Columbia, with her husband, two young toddlers and energetic puppy. She is the author of the children’s picture book, Me and My Sit Spot, and the host of the Mentoring Nature Connections podcast where she interviews educators from across North America on the importance of outdoor learning and play. She is a grade 1 / 2 teacher at her neighbourhood school, and you will often find her exploring the forest trails with her toddlers in her free time.

Fun Fact

Lauren played on the Canadian National Field Hockey team for many years. She went to the Olympic Qualifier Tournament and just missed out on qualifying for the Beijing Olympics. Ugh!!!

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Me and My Sit Spot

Encouraging a deeper curiosity towards nature

What is a sit spot and how does it help nurture our relationship with the land?

Developing this nature routine for yourself and your learners leads to so many possibilities for learning about our land and how we fit into it.

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