Got a sweet-natured daughter who needs to find her own voice? Have a thoughtful son who isn't inclined toward team sports? Eager to teach your kids useful, real-world skills like empathy, responsibility, confidence, and leadership? Well folks, plop your child...
Any parent who has been driven half-mad by a child seemingly unable to put down the smartphone or stop playing video games is witnessing the end result of Silicon Valley's clandestine, multi-billion-dollar effort to make kids dependent on digital...
This article first appeared in New Zealand's Northern Advocate on Oct. 18, 2017. Outdoor activity camps in which at-risk youth learn about teamwork and good decision-making could be part of the solution to the Mid North's high youth crime rate,...

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