Today is the day the sun stands still. For a brief moment, it will stand still over the Tropic of Capricorn before returning back to the north toward the Tropic of Cancer. It has not been there since June 21st of this year, and it will not reach this latitude again until June 20th of […]
Kids who have experienced trauma – adoption, foster care, neglect, abuse, significant loss – often have unique needs. Traditional parenting approaches don’t always work, requiring some creative, out-of-the-box thinking.
Here is one such out-of-the-box idea: let the lives of wild animals help you out.
The lives of wild animals (and plants) are full of fascinating and interesting […]
On a recent hike in mountain lion country, I came across a sign which informed me, among other things, that I should not show fear if approached by a mountain lion. Seriously? Who could think so logically, I thought, when faced with such a threat?
I started to think more about this sign and about mountain lions […]