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The Importance of Independent Play
10 Tips for a Day at the Beach with Kids
Oct 12 2016
Nothing evokes a summer idyll like a lazy day spent at water's edge. In Vermont, this means a lake or a pond, w...
The Box it Comes In
Nov 30 2015
It's so common, it's become a cliché: Give a kid a toy and they play with the box. To us, there's nothing wrong with that. Nothing at al...
Rest, Routine & Relaxation: 3 R's for Starting School Right
Aug 14 2015
As children begin to get anxious, excited or enthused to start the new school year, you're likely mulling over how to make this year cal...
Summer Reading Tips
As you head into summer with your school-age children, you might be trying to find ways to support the academic advan...
Children at Work and Play
Maria Montessori, Rudolf Steiner and Charlotte Mason might not have agreed on many things regarding children and the ...
How and Why to Hang a Hammock
A friend recently confided that she loves hammocks, but mostly to look at; she's not the sort to laze about on a summ...