If, like me, you’re born into a musical family, it’s inevitable that an instrument or two ends up in your hands. And something about the junction between music and mastery, performance and play, teaches us to grow into better, more … Continue Reading
Most Oregonians know that heading into the wilds and the woods can change a person. And change is what the nonprofit Northwest Outward Bound School wants to be part of.
Since it’s founding in 1965, the program has been … Continue Reading
Imagine if the only extracurricular activity available for your child was…therapy. Most of us would be indignant – what happened to activities like swimming, soccer, or music lessons?
But this is the reality that many special needs kids experience. These … Continue Reading
In the shoebox of my mind I have youthful memories of gleefully romping through the Portland Children’s Museum, touching everything in reach. And the best part? I was actually encouraged to have a fun, tactile, engaged interaction with the … Continue Reading