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Fort Knox, built by children
Kids Have Accomplished So Much During This Slow, Lazy Summer
children's non-fiction books
Surround Your Children With Non-Fiction Books
kids playing with slinky in back of car
Leave the Screens at Home on Your Next Family Road Trip
boys lighting a fire
Tools for the Free-Range Child
Mother takes selfie with a toddler
On Sharenting
little boy using a sander
'Benign Neglect' Isn't a Bad Thing for Kids (or Parents)
little boy peels carrots
How I'm Trying to Raise Eco-Minded Children
young child tying shoe laces with colourful socks
4 Phrases That Kids Need to Hear
child walking barefoot on rocks in stream
Exposure to 'Blue Spaces' Has Life-Long Benefits for Children
aerial view of Helsinki in summer
This City Gives Free Lunches to Children in Playgrounds All Summer Long
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Eco Certifications for Clothes, Furnishings Don't Protect Kids From PFAS Chemicals
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Nature-Based Education Sounds Nice, but Let's Start by Sending Kids Out to Play
Eden Project biomes, aerial view
The Eden Project Abandons Principles, Installs Plastic Grass in Kids' Play Area
skating on Lake Huron
How to Increase Your Kids' Outdoor Time
 baby in yellow cloth diaper
With Diaperkind, Using Cloth Diapers Is No Big Deal
Kids reading a book
The Best Sustainable Kids' Clothing of 2022
diapers
Scientists Find High Concentrations of Something Foul in Baby Poop: Microplastics
Biking with a bike trailer
The 5 Best Bike Trailers for Kids of 2022
Kid Drinking Out of Metal Water Bottle
The 7 Best Water Bottles for Kids of 2022
Kutcher & Kunis
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher Don't Bathe Their Kids Unless They're Dirty
Best of green awards
Best of Green Awards 2021: Eco Family
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10 Strategies for Getting Kids Off Screens This Summer
Kids looking out over Howe Sound
How to Teach Your Kids to Enjoy Hiking
Austria, Salzburg, Father with daughter on his shoulders, the daughter draws with chalk the earth on a concrete wall
What Are Your Favorite Eco-Friendly Products For Parents and Kids?
Bunch Family Bikes
Meet More Dads Who Carry Their Families on Electric Cargo Bikes
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The Wonderful 'Free Range Kids' Book Has Been Expanded for a Second Edition
Frank Todd and his daughters in Orlando, Florida
Meet the Dads Who Take Their Kids Everywhere on Electric Cargo Bikes
Dad dressing baby
The Best Organic Baby Clothes of 2022
baby playing with a rattle and wooden animal toy
The 8 Best Organic Baby Toys of 2022
Toyi iF Design Award
Toyi Invites Children to Transform Everyday Objects Into Clever Toys
little girl looks for bugs
Boost Your Child's Nature Education with 'Outdoor School' Book Series
kids on scooters and bikes
The Pandemic Has Made Me More of a Free-Range Parent
spring hike
8 Things You Should Know About Getting Kids Into Nature
Baby laying on his back in a crib
The Best Organic Baby Bedding of 2022
playing with a wooden boat
'Wild Days' Is Full of Fun Outdoor Activities for Children
Baby in a crib with parent looking down
The 7 Best Non-Toxic Crib Mattresses of 2022
child writing a letter
The 'Climate Art for Congress' Project Empowers Kids to Speak Up For the Planet
Girl Playing with Toys
The 12 Best Eco-Friendly Toys of 2022
wheelbarrow ride
How Do Rural Mothers Keep Their Kids Safe During Outdoor Play?
Baby in a cloth diaper
The 9 Best Cloth Diapers of 2022
picnic with a teddy bear
We Cannot Let Children's Outdoor Play Go Extinct
Father and daughter reading a book
The Best Earth Day Books for Kids
children play in a stream
Lenore Skenazy and Dax Shepard Talk About Free-Range Parenting
Commerce Photo Composite
The 7 Best Best Wooden Swing Sets of 2022
Hands holding a colorful book titled This Class Can Save the Planet
Climate Anxiety Is at an All-time High so I Wrote a Book to Help
Best eco-friendly gifts include vodka and a coffee maker photo composite
The 24 Best Eco-Friendly Gifts of 2022
Sihouette of brother and sister running towards ocean at dusk
Send Your Kids Out to Play in the Dark
Large group of joyful kids running with a kite in springtime.
It's OK for Playing Children to Be Noisy
boy sitting alone on stormy beach
'A Children's Bible' Shows How Not to Parent During a Climate Crisis (Book Review)
Man and boy walking down a hiking trail
'How to Talk to Your Kids about Climate Change' (Book Review)
playing at the pond
This Mom Wants Families to Get Outside for 1,000 Hours a Year
boy on a scooter
Idaho Introduces a 'Free-Range Parenting' Bill
Girl walking on a tree trunk
6 Books That Have Influenced This Free-Range Parent
kids walking to school in winter
Parents, Please Have Your Kids Walk to School
Best Biodegradable Diapers
The 7 Best Biodegradable Diapers of 2022
babysitter with baby
Yes, You Should Hire That Teenage Babysitter
little girls make snow angels
How to Keep Kids Warm and Cozy While Playing Outdoors All Winter
child jumping
Why You Should Strive to Be a 'Lifeguard' Parent
digging in the dirt
Why Kids Need Outdoor Play