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Hot Topic: Where’s the Danger?

I have a dilemma. I am naturally prone to worry.  I have a very vivid and rather creative imagination that conjures up all the things that could possibly, ever, in the course of any given moment, go horribly, terribly, and … Continue reading

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Read Along Series: Last Child in the Woods (Parts 5 and 6)

As I prepare to launch back into full-speed blogging, I realize I’ve got a few loose ends to tie up.  One of those is the Last Child in the Woods Read Along.  I’ve really enjoyed going on our many summer … Continue reading

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Read Along Series: Last Child in the Woods (Part 4)

  Back in college I spent a summer as a river guide for the BSA up in Jackson, WY.  As we gathered each new crew of scouts to begin their week’s adventure, the centerpiece of their orientation was a video … Continue reading

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A Healthy Dose of Risk

I recently sat in a training meeting where we were discussing the role of risk in childhood.  It’s kept me thinking ever since.  Where do we draw the line between healthy risk and serious danger?  I’ve often thought the line … Continue reading

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