Kindergarten and the Big Divide

It is 1984. I’m six-years-old. I’m immersed in a bout of pretend play with my friends, Cheryl and Robin. I’m the princess and Robin is the queen. Poor Cheryl has to play the boy. She is the King. Our play area backs up to wooded lot and we are allowed in the ..

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EXPLORE MORE - WORRY LESS: Our kids depend on it.

I have been asked to contribute with 19 other expert bloggers to the Blog Series, Happy New Year, Healthy Kids http://theinspiredtreehouse.com/happy-new-year-healthy-kids-home/ about exploration with children outdoors. Here is my contribution: I have such fond memor ..

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Wrapping Gifts with Children - Inspired by Love & Nature

Yesterday, I taught my six-year-old how to wrap presents. Wrapping in general is a great way to get children practicing many fine motor skills, while feeling a great sense of joy in the process. They are doing this for someone else, and that puts a smile on their face. T ..

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Be the change you want to see.

A few weeks ago, in the beautiful state of New Hampshire, we had our fall TimberNook training. We had providers come as far as Ohio, Florida, and even New Zealand to train with us for a week. It was truly inspiring to see the amazing individuals that are stepping forward to b ..

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