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Read Along with Me: Last Child in the Woods

Okay, I finally decided to start reading “Last Child in the Woods” by Richard Louv. So many have asked me if I had read it, that I was starting to feel embarrassed. 757 more words


View from the Garden - Glencarlyn Community Library Garden

by Wendy Mills, Certified Master Gardener

A growing body of research is proving what we know intuitively: Nature is good for us—physically, mentally, and cognitively. When we spend time in nature—whether in a national park or a backyard garden—we feel better. 666 more words

Demonstration Gardens

Richard Louv’s Last Child in the Woods: A Reaction

I just finished Richard Louv’s Last Child in the Woods and am simultaneously overcome with the need to act, and paralyzed by indecision on how to proceed. 850 more words

Outdoor Education

Wait...how many iPads do you have?

I know I have mentioned that I am a professional ski bum but I haven’t told you how that is possible.  I am a ski instructor.  527 more words

last child.

My recommendation for spring break reading.  Or any reading really.  This is probably the book I have recommended the most over the past several years.  It had a huge impact on my life and thinking about how we relate to our world.   8 more words


Free-Range Kids

Recently finished reading Free-Range Kids by Lenore Skenazy. Borrowed this one from the library as per being environmentally friendly. The book argues for giving children more freedom and unsupervised time in contrast to today’s more typical ‘helicopter parenting’. 278 more words