Whether you’re a first-time learner or just need a little refresh, these three basic knots and the knowledge to tie them are good skills to keep in your back pocket. I recently asked my girlfriend to list her top... READ MORE
From elementary to high school, discover ways to encourage and incorporate outdoor experiences into every stage of your child’s life. It’s not that I wasn’t an outdoorsy kid, but that I wasn’t raised in an area typically known for its... READ MORE
Christian Vogelgesang, an Instructor with Outward Bound in North Carolina, reflects on his key takeaways from this past year. From practicing compassion to sitting still, Christian describes the lessons that keep him moving forward. A global pandemic. Worldwide lockdowns. More... READ MORE
Three hours. If you’re looking for the scientific, expert-approved answer, then read no further. Angela Hanscom, a pediatric occupational therapist and founder of the therapeutic outdoor program Timbernook, prescribes three hours per day for children—a figure that is consistent... READ MORE
Parenting is hard. Sometimes, it can be really hard. Suffering in parent/teenager relationships can stem from the disconnect between the experience of the teen and the experience of the adult. Teens have a hard time understanding why their parents are... READ MORE
In her book Rising Strong, researcher Brené Brown observes that a “tolerance for discomfort” is the common denominator between resilient people. Exercises provided below are aimed at improving your mental and physical tolerance for discomfort. First, let’s take a look... READ MORE
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