Category: Spring 2015

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More Beauty Than Beast

Thoroughly Modern Productions is maturing young actors Written By Phil Busse Photo by Matt Fox On a recent Tuesday evening, about two dozen children run through the paces, darting from one side of the...

Tips for Tuning into Nature

  By Alice Pearce Four years ago, then-Gov. Ted Kulongoski recognized both the increasing lethargy of American youth, and the remarkable outdoor beauty in the state, and proclaimed an “Oregon Children’s Outdoor Bill of...

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Love Notes

Our writers pen their Valentines—about their children, first crushes and spouses. By Bend Nest Staff   Puppy Love! Oh, puppy love! It is so much like the love of a newborn or infant; genuine...

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Step Away From the Screen

Simplicity Parenting advocates for an old-fashioned approach By Erin Rook Between shuttling kids to various extra-curricular activities, monitoring their internet usage, and making sure they aren’t existing on mac and cheese alone, modern parenting...

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The Benefits of Roughhousing

How Roughhousing might make for happier, more successful children By Linda Knittel     I walked in the door one sunny afternoon to find both my 6-year-old son and his father flushed and breathing hard....