Richard Louv Wants To Save Your Kids From The Indoors

Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder, coined the term "nature-deficit disorder" to describe the negative affects children favoring the indoors over the outdoors. At first, the idea … [Read more...]

Three Fun Ideas for a Nature Hike with Kids (or Grownups)


[Ed. note: this article is part of our series of weekly family activities called Family Fun, published on Fridays] Usually, heading out to the woods or creek to mess around with children is plenty of fun without any special planning. … [Read more...]

Why your child needs a knife


By Rusty Pritchard Kids need knives. I still get a laugh when my family goes to a sit-down restaurant, to see servers putting out silverware and carefully making sure that the table knives don’t go anywhere near my kids. This at ages up to … [Read more...]