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How to cure children of 'nature-deficit disorder'


By Russ Van Arsdale, executive director Northeast CONTACT

Posted July 25, 2016, at 6:50 a.m.

Parents concerned that their youngsters are spending too much time in front of screens have a place to turn: the great outdoors.

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Book Review: Last Child in the Woods - Richard Louv

I knew before I began Last Child in the Woods that I was likely to find myself agreeing with Richard Louv. Children today play outside less than previous generations. 499 more words

Book Reviews

My peace

“Time spent in nature is the most cost-effective and powerful way to counteract the burnout and sort of depression that we feel when we sit in front of a computer all day.” -Richard Louv… 404 more words


What I Read - May 2016

Paper TownsJohn Green (Penguin Books, 2008)

Before I Fall – Noah Hawley (Grand Central Publishing, 2016)

Housekeeping – Marilynne Robinson (Harper Perennial, 2005) 127 more words

Book Reviews

Metti un libro ecologista sul comodino

In tempi di Amazon ed e-book ci vuole coraggio a fare i librai, e se si vuole restare indipendenti e trasformare il proprio spazio in un emporio culturale ricco di attività, spesso gratuite, forse anche un po’ di pazzia. 626 more words


Stacking the Shelves (4/30/16)

For this week’s Stacking the Shelves blog post, I’m very excited that, the newest books to my collection are all very different!

First, I lucked out and found a copy of… 177 more words


5 Ways to Get Kids Into Nature | Politicians Should Make America Better for Parents by Thinking Swedish | Outside Online

Getting Outside More Is Good for Kids (and Adults):

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     It’s spring and time to look hard at how often our kids get outside to explore and play. 128 more words