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Inside Out – A Neuroscience Metaphor

I recently saw the new Pixar movie, Inside Out, which follows the inner workings of a young girl’s mind. (I will be discussing the premise, rather …

12 Ways to Use Inside Out to Teach Emotional Intelligence

Now that you’ve seen Inside Out (or even if you haven’t), below are 12 ways teachers and parents can help kids extend and apply what they saw in the …

And I'd Do It Again: Books We Wish We Could Read Again for the First Time

Sometimes a reading a particular book can be so amazing, so life-changing, or so personal, that when other people read it, you feel envious that you …

Books

Nature Books

What are your favorite books about nature and outdoor recreation? Let us know in the comments below!

The Happy Camper: That Special Place

Everyone has that spot in the woods they like to call their own.<p>A familiar place, usually close to home so you can return to it time and time again. …

Adora Svitak, Teen Advocate, Says There’s A Lot To Be Learned From Kids

If you hadn’t noticed by now, we love to celebrate everyday people who are active in their communities and follow their passions — thereby making the …

Playing, with fire: How much risk should we expose our kids to?

Injury-prevention expert Mariana Brussoni on anxiety-based caregiving, risk-taking, and why unsupervised play teaches social skills<p>Letting children …

Parenting

5 Amazing Okanagan Hikes

Travel Photo Credit: Western Living<p>We asked hiking expert Josh Hoggan for the best trails in the Okanagan.<p>By western living June 15, 2015<p>You …

How Trees Calm Us Down

In 1984, a researcher named Roger Ulrich noticed a curious pattern among patients who were recovering from gallbladder surgery at a suburban hospital in Pennsylvania. Those who had been given rooms overlooking a small stand of deciduous trees were being discharged almost a day sooner, on average, …

solitude

<i>“Solitude is the soul’s holiday, an opportunity to stop doing for others and to surprise and delight ourselves instead.”</i>There comes a moment.You love …