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Nature Deficit Disorder and Raising a Generation to Love the Outdoors

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Nature deficit disorder is a term from Richard Louv’s book “Last Child in the Woods,” describing child behavioral problems when alienated from nature. This is a growing body of research that directly links our association with nature to our health and well-being. For example, children who are frequently outdoors are …

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Discover Your Nevada – the weird, wild, beautiful

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Summer is road-trip season, and the state’s tourism agency, TravelNevada, has put together six routes in Nevada to help Nevadans get to know their own state.  Did you know: The nationwide average for in-state travel (meaning residents traveling within their state) is roughly 51 percent. In Nevada, it’s closer to …

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Free and Frugal Summer Activities for Kids in Reno

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It’s almost summer time!  Anyone else excited?!?!?  I love that our regular homeschool routine gets a little shake-up in the summer months.  As a (mostly) stay at home, homeschooling mom, our budget can be a bit limited sometimes.  I’m always on the look out for free and frugal activities to …

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