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Last weekend my daughter and I watched 180 Degrees South, a documentary that follows Jeff Johnson, a surfer, photographer, climber–who is retracing an epic journey that his heroes, Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins made in 1968. I was initially watching it for a work project (homework), but as soon as we were done with it, […]



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This video of a dad and his two kids doing Depeche Mode has been making the rounds, and if you haven’t seen it, you gotta. And if you’ve got a kid studying an instrument that they never practice, this could be some inspiring material. It’s a win-win for the whole family.  


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Have you seen this very compelling video made by former Greenpeace employee Annie Leonard? Yes it may be a bit of a bummer, in the way that big business, pollution, and global warming are, but it may get your kid to stop asking for new plastic toys every time they turn on the TV. I first […]


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I’m often in such a rush when I flip through magazines that when I tear out articles and throw them in a folder, it can be sometimes years later (or never) that I get around to looking at them. I just found this old Junior Magazine article, that talks about free activities for kids, and […]


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