Why Walking Laps at Recess Time Isn't a Good Idea

I was in the middle of feeding my baby boy, when the phone rang. “I need your help,” the person on the other line said. It was an old friend of mine. “Our school is making it mandatory that the children walk laps during recess time.” She went on to te ..

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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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More than just play.

When I tell people I'm a pediatric occupational therapist and that I run nature programming, a look of confusion often crosses their face. "Huh?" "You're a special needs camp?" "I don't get it. You're going to do occupational therapy with our children?" From ..

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To Play or Not to Play: Organized Sports

To play or not to play organized sports, has been a dilemma in our family over the past year. It is a constant dialog between my husband and I, and an internal struggle of mine. Part of me is thrilled beyond belief that my eight-year-old daughter has found a sport that she is ..

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