Emily Nast

Emily was born in Denver, Colorado and grew up in Neenah. After graduating from UW-Oshkosh with a degree in Special Education, she moved to Green Bay to begin her teaching career. She taught students with intellectual disabilities for 8 years at Green Bay East and for 1 year at Lombardi Middle School. She is currently a stay at home mom and her days are quickly filled up with play dates and sporting events/practices. Emily married Brian in June 2015 and they have two sons, ages 10 and 3. As a family they enjoy sports, hiking, camping, and swimming. Emily and her family love all of the hiking trails in the Green Bay area.
the little farmer; pumpkins with train in background

Fall Fun: The Little Farmer

My favorite fall activity is our visit to The Little Farmer in Malone, WI.  I went on a date to The Little Farmer in college 16 years ago, and I have visited every year...

Roller Coaster Road Trip: Planning a visit to Six Flags Great America

My 10 year old son and I recently took a roller coaster road trip to Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois.  It was just the two of us because with baseball, summer school,...
roasting marshmallows over the campfire

Camping Series One: Campfire and Other Nighttime Activities

My family goes on 4 to 5 camping trips a summer and I can tell you from experience that it can be exhausting camping with kids, but it gets much easier as they get...

Frog Catching: How-to and Tips

My family spends as much time as possible outside during all seasons, but spring and summer are our favorites because of swimming, camping, baseball, and frog catching! We go on a short hike on...
Children's Canopy Walk at Heckrodt Wetland Reserve

Heckrodt Wetland Reserve: All-Season Imaginative Play and Exploration

Our family loves taking hikes, catching frogs, and exploring new trails. I grew up in Neenah and one place we would go for walks when I was a kid was Heckrodt Wetland Reserve in...