Writer lives at a lighthouse

The Lennard Island Light house is near Tofino, B.C. photo - Jeff George

The Lennard Island Light house is near Tofino, B.C.
Photo – Jeff George

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Caroline Woodward lives at a light station near Tofino, B.C. The lighthouse is on Lennard Island. The lighthouse is very important. It has lights that guide ships along the rocky shores of the Pacific coast.

Caroline and her husband, Jeff, have lived and worked at more than 12 lighthouses along the B.C. coast. The couple have jobs to do at the light station. They share the work.

Caroline and Jeff have other occupations

As well as working at the light station, both Caroline and Jeff have other occupations. Caroline is a writer. She writes poetry, books for adults and books for children. Jeff is a photographer.

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Fun things to do with your children outdoors

Children have fun learning outdoors.

Children have fun learning outdoors.


It’s healthy for children to spend time outdoors. It’s good for their physical and mental health.

They get better at:

  • thinking
  • moving
  • creating

Children need help learning how to play outdoors.

What do you need to do?

  • Stay nearby and keep the children safe.
  • Let the children play on their own.
  • Play with them some of the time.
  • Be ready to answer questions.

What can I do with my children outdoors?

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