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Did you all see the cover of time this week? It's about OverParenting

They quote Lenore Skenazy of New York City - she has a blog called FreeRangeKids. I've spoken with her on the phone before. Lots of common connections between our issues and this one.

(Edited to add...)
http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1940395,00.html" target="_blank">http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1940395,00.html

Posted on November 25, 2009 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Do you know about the "Music for the Movement?"

Did you know.....?



Professional singer and songwriter Jenny Morgan has produced a CD of songs for the Children & Nature movement. These are available for purchase online. Because she is extremely dedicated to the movement (and is founder of the Leave No Child INSIDE Central Ohio Collaborative) she can work out affordable licensing agreements for you to use the music in promotional DVDs, TV ads, Web sites, etc.



Please visit… Continue

Posted on November 16, 2009 at 8:56am

Why your child needs more time outside (Reprinted with permission)

Why your child needs more time outside

by Kathleen F. Miller

http://www.blueemu.com

Apr 01, 2007

Does your child have "nature-deficit disorder"?



In his 2006 book, Last Child in the Woods, Richard Louv coined that phrase, and it's been inspiring discussion ever since. More than ever before, Louv says, children are out of touch with nature, instead staying inside, plugged in to television and other electronic… Continue

Posted on September 18, 2009 at 8:30am

New research on value of outdoor play for classroom learning

From the National Wildlife Federation:





Dear Colleagues,







As American childhood has steadily moved indoors in the past 12 to 15 years, outdoor play is increasingly rare. The weekly indoor-outdoor time ratio is now about 10 to one on the indoor side. We wondered what effect this modern "indoor childhood" is having on the quality of K-12 education and the average student's readiness to learn in the classroom.







In this back-to-schools… Continue

Posted on September 14, 2009 at 8:38am — 2 Comments

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At 8:36pm on October 11, 2009, Colleen Royer said…
My email is croyer@hotmail.com Did get your message on my page. I am very NEW to this blog thing.......make take some time to learn how to use it!
At 11:01am on October 7, 2009, Colleen Royer said…
Oh my gosh yes, please do! Over the summer I contacted the CN&N in Columbus about starting a collaborative in NE Ohio. I would love to see who else would be interested. Please pass on my email. How are you involved in the CN&N?
 
 
 

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