Turn Your Kids into Guerillas

Now don’t get me wrong, I’m the last person who would advocate teaching our kids to engage in illegal activity. More or less. But I was raised by parents who taught their children to question authority – not gratuitously, and not aggressively, but to look into the reasons behind rules and regulations and to work…

9 Reasons Why You Should Garden with Your Kids

It was called The Cultivator, and it was an instrument of torture. A creaky, curmudgeonly metal wheel in front of four plow blades that we would muscle through reluctant spring soil, blisters blooming on our hands as we heaved and hoed the damn thing along. It was a fantastic tool – for hanging on a…