Things Our Fathers Taught Us

I often wonder—What will my young kids remember, when they come of age, about what their dad taught them? It’s a simple but powerful question that helps me decide how I want to spend each of my days with them.

8 Super Satisfying Ways to Help Save the Planet

Each night, we all tuck in future protectors of the planet. And, each day, we can make a real impact by nurturing their potential. In lots of little but profound ways, we can help our kids develop a foundation in environmental stewardship, doing our part of growing a generation that will be empowered to fight for their planet. 

How To Raise Resilient Kids

Resilience: I can’t think of a skill more central to learning, emotional health and managing the challenges that life throws at us. Yet according to many psychologists and educators, there has been a decline in resilience among adolescents and young adults.

What is Wonder?

Wonder requires us to slow down, to pay close attention and to notice. When we take time and use all senses, the natural world proves full of magic to discover like the fractal patterns atop a frozen pond, the sweet sip of a honeysuckle, or the soft kiss of a breeze on the cheek. The living things, objects and forces in nature do not disappoint, especially to young eyes and ears.