We had forgotten how important public spaces are to a community and in our case to grandparents travelling with grandchildren.
They provide shade trees to sit under, climbing equipment for children to run and play on, and spaces for parents to gather and interact together face to face.
Through our travels we can assess how important families are to a community by how well they care for their green spaces.
Communities that are growing and nurturing family life have the most amazing parks.
What does the park in your community look it?
What is it saying about your community?