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    Land Artist Leaves Incredible Mosaics Made Entirely of Pebbles All Around Thailand

    Land Artist Leaves Incredible Mosaics Made Entirely of Pebbles All Around Thailand

    Using the natural landscape as his canvas, British artist Justin Bateman creates impermanent artwork from found pebbles and stones. The artist now lives in Chiang Mai, Thailand, where he leaves detailed pebble portraits on beaches, in forests, by railways, and up mountains. Each natural-colored …

  • The fact is, there are plenty of forces keeping kids inside, supervised, scared, distrusted, and stuck. But there are so many people concerned about stunting a generation’s growth that we are now a force to be reckoned with, too.

    And since our way gives kids and parents more freedom, more trust, more power and more hope, we are going to win.

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    12 Years After First “Free-Range Kids” Book: How Has Childhood Changed?

    Kids are more micromanaged than ever — but there’s hope. I wrote Free-Range Kids 12 years ago, after my column about letting my nine-year-old ride …

  • Compared to this 1979 list of milestones, parents in the U.S. expect too little of our kids in the area of independence, and too much in the area of academics. http://www.chicagonow.com/little-kids-big-city/2011/08/is-your-child-ready-for-first-grade-1979-edition/

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