Entries tagged with “Childhood”

A Grandfather Glimpses Life—and Death—Through Young Eyes

Five-year-old Eleanor and I are on the upper deck of a small beach cottage on Hatteras Island, North Carolina, cradled in the hammock. We have just finished reading a book about a …

God is Everywhere

I grew up in a suburban neighborhood in Sacramento, California. I was always fascinated to go next door to our neighbor's, an older couple, who had the exact same house as us, but …

Healing, Science, and Practical Applications of Trees

Book excerpt from Be More Tree by Alice Peck

Puzzling Out Play

“Play is the gateway to vitality,” says The National Institute for Play. When is the last time you took the time to just play?

Religious Children Share Less and Judge More

Study reveals how secularization increases kindness

The Heart of Money: Pay for Preschool or Save for College?

Teachers offer their input in the question between saving for early education or college.

Toolbox: Child-like Play

When was the last time you did something because it was fun? It may be time to embrace your inner child.