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The Lost Frontier

by Peter R. When I was a child, most of my fondest memories came outdoors. Pictures of my many cousins and I playing outside for hours before family dinners, in our grandparents’ expansive yard, will always stay with me. Jailbreak … Continue reading

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Bringing Nature Back to Nurturing Child Development

by Kimba M. Canadian children are growing less and less active, which is why movements such as ParticipACTION are at work advertising and trying to promote more active children. Perhaps by providing spaces that facilitate more than just physical development … Continue reading

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Minimizing Risk: Are We Going Too Far?

by Brittany P. Every time I walk by a playground lately parents seem to be hovering behind their child. If they aren’t right there, you can almost always spot them sitting nearby on a bench, calling out the occasional “be … Continue reading

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