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The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast
52 minutes | Jan 20, 2022
How to Compete with the Stimulation of Screens | Nicholas Kardaras, Ph.D. | The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast - S3 E4
If only. If only screens were as innocuous as we wished they were. Nicholas Kardaras, Ph.D. and author of "Glow Kids, How Screen Addiction is Hijacking our Kids - And How to Break the Trance" walks through information every parent, teacher and caregiver should know about screens and brain development. Kids today are losing their ability to even stack and play with blocks. This episode will give you the tools that you need to hold off on screens a little more often and make space for more relationships and more of the good life. Purchase your copy of Glow Kids here: https://amzn.to/3GS7xKI Learn more about Nicholas Kardaras, Ph.D. here: https://omegarecovery.org/about-us-meet-dr-kardaras/
52 minutes | Jan 17, 2022
Homeschool Special | Durenda Wilson| The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast - S3 E3
Join us as we discuss author Durenda Wilson's new book, "The 4 Hour School Day", how children learn so much just by living in the world, and how you can move forward with home education in spite of fear. Durenda has more than 25 years of home education experience and has 8 kids and 6 grandchildren. Her own children spent countless hours of their childhood playing outdoors and she credits much of their success to having a lot of opportunity to play freely. Find Durenda's book, "The 4 Hour School Day", here!
66 minutes | Jan 13, 2022
We Must Reinsert Movement Into Childhood | Carla Hannaford, Ph.D. | The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast - S3 E2
Carla Hannaford wrote a book that revolutionized much of what I thought about learning and childhood. Movement is truly at the heart of learning and development, especially for children and yet we continue, more and more, to confine them to sitting spaces... in the name of education! If we want our children's brains to work faster, we must allow them to move. Learn more about Carla here: http://www.carlahannaford.com/ Purchase a copy of Smart Moves here: https://amzn.to/3npmXhB
65 minutes | Jan 6, 2022
Research Supports Setting Kids Free | Teacher Tom | The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast - S3 E1
Early childhood educator, international speaker, education consultant and author, Tom "Teacher Tom" Hobson reminds us that being self-motivated, getting along with others and being personable are key factors for a lifetime of success and happiness. Research confirms that setting kids free to play is the best way for them to learn these skills. Learn more about Teacher Tom here: https://www.teachertomsworld.com/
59 minutes | Dec 23, 2021
If We Slow Down, Will We be Left Behind? | Erin Loechner |The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast - S2 E21
Erin Loechner, author of Chasing Slow, founder of Design for Mankind as well as Other Goose, takes us on a journey through her own life and discusses how truly difficult it can be to slow down. There is a lot of fear surrounding doing less. Maybe we will be left behind or thought less of? Maybe we will pass up a really good opportunity? In this episode we talk parenting, imperfection, and surrender. We talk about Erin's husband's brain tumor and how they manage that as a family. We talk about choosing to run a different race, heading toward a different type of finish line than the majority of those around us... and then being okay to lose that race. Simple does not necessarily mean easy. But simple is still worth pursuing. Purchase your copy of Chasing Slow here: https://amzn.to/3movukf Check out Design for Mankind here: https://designformankind.com/ Learn more about Other Goose here: https://othergoose.com/about-us/
71 minutes | Dec 16, 2021
Hope For the Under-Resourced Parent | Pam Leo | The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast - S2 E20
Maybe you, like I am, are struggling - muddling your way through this parenting thing. Pam Leo, offers so much hope in this episode for any parent or caregiver who feels under-resourced, who feels like they're not giving enough or not quite hitting the mark. Pam is lovely and her resources and her life's mission has given us a better understanding of why parenting can be so unbelievably hard and then she gives practical tips and ideas that will help. We are often competing with our children to get needs met and a lack of resources is the most common reason for that competition. Pam Leo, author of Connection Parenting, joins us on the podcast to share her story as well as the genesis of Connection Parenting, and her book that includes her framework for 'Parenting Through Connection instead of Coercion'. Pam is a delight and we know you'll love this conversation! Check out Connection Parenting here: https://connectionparenting.com/ And The Book Fairy Panty Project here: https://bookfairypantryproject.org/ And Buy Pam's fantastic book here: https://amzn.to/3IR2vzk
50 minutes | Dec 9, 2021
How to Connect with Your Kids Amidst Busy Schedules & the Siren Calls of Technology | Greta Eskridge | The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast - S2 E19
Adventures, no matter how big or how small, push us out of our comfort zones and help us to grow as people and to connect as family and friends. But with hectic schedules and constant access to technology, how can we ensure we are connecting with our kids in meaningful and lasting ways. Greta Eskridge, author of Adventuring Together, encourages and inspires with practical tips and ideas for crafting that life you really want for you and your family. Buy your copy of Adventuring Together here: https://amzn.to/3EHxdZb
56 minutes | Dec 2, 2021
Slow Down and Sync Up With Nature's Rhythms | Nicolette Sowder | The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast - S2 E18
Nicolette Sowder is the founder of A Wilder Child, Wildschooling and the Kid's Moon Club. Nicolette gives all of us permission to be creative about how we structure our lives - to be purposeful and creative in doing so. She reminds us that we are enough and that we have enough to help our kids bond with the nature that is around them, whatever that looks like. Nicolette is a poet, a dreamer, a farmer and an entrepreneur, and her ideas will help you expand your thoughts about what your life could look like if you slow down and sync up to nature's rhythms.
61 minutes | Nov 24, 2021
You’re Not Stuck with the Brain You Were Born With: John Muir Laws Talks Nature Journaling, Dyslexia, Growth Mindset, Ukulele, and more! | John Muir Laws | The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast - S2 E17
Listen in as John Muir Laws (AKA Jack) highlights a litany of benefits simply from throwing a nature journal and some drawing materials into your adventure bag and using it a few times a week. Learning how paying sustained, compassion attention to nature and to the people in our lives can profoundly change the ways we relate to each other and interact in the world. Jack highlights growth mindest and reminds us that we're not stuck with the brains we were born with. He also talks in depth about being dyslexic and almost giving up on himself. You contain multitudes, he encourages and explains why dyslexia is a special gift. You are so much more than the way you spell. Books mentioned in this transcript. Click links to purchase. How to Teach Nature Journaling: Curiosity, Wonder, Attention The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling The Laws Guide to Drawing Birds Laws Field Guide To The Sierra Nevada (California Academy of Sciences) The Laws Sketchbook for Nature Journaling Get a 1000 Hours Outside Sketchbook! They are 100 pages, with durable double wire binding and are only $8! www.johnmuirlaws.com
61 minutes | Nov 18, 2021
Moving Grief and Trauma Out of the Body through Movement and Nature | Actress Nikki DeLoach | The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast - S2 E16
Our bodies talk to us all day long and because of the world that we live in now, we've been trained not to listen to it. American actress Nikki DeLoach walks us through how she uses movement and nature to move grief and trauma out the body. She also gives practical ideas for teaching our children to listen to their bodies. This is a beautiful episode about life and death and love and memories and stormy skies in Georgia and soul connection. You might want to have some tissues ready.
57 minutes | Nov 11, 2021
A Kaleidoscope of Sensory Pleasures and Forgotten Childhood Treasures are Found in the Garden | Sharon Lovejoy, Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots | The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast - S2 E15
Sharon Lovejoy's books changed our lives. Her incredible knowledge, wonderful writing and genuine warmth are simply delightful. In this episode we talk about fun topics like: * how a garden is a magical thing and it costs virtually nothing to introduce your kids to this and to have real adventures together. * leading explorer walks and how they aren't just for kids * fun things to do in the garden, even in the dark at night! ...And a lot more. Sharon is incredible and I know you'll love this conversation!
58 minutes | Nov 4, 2021
Play is the Main Occupation of Children | Angela Hanscom, Balanced and Barefoot | The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast - S2 E14
*Play is the main occupation of children. *Kids are experiencing an unrelenting sitting routine that is wreaking havoc on children's minds and bodies. *We want kids to move in ways that make adults gasp. *A child who is spinning is trying to organize their brain. *We're not allowing kid's neurological systems to do their work...... and SO much more. This episode should be on everyone's playlist. Angela Hanscom changed our lives and she will change yours too.
56 minutes | Oct 29, 2021
The 8 Great Smarts: Discovering and Nurturing Your Child's Intelligences | Dr. Kathy Koch, Celebrate Kids | The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast - S2 E13
All kids are smart! What a powerful phrase! In this podcast episode you'll learn new ways to celebrate kids as you help them discover the unique ways in which they are smart. Is your child primarily logic smart, word smart, nature smart, picture smart, people smart, self smart, body smart, or music smart? This episode is jam-packed with practical information you can use within your family starting today!
62 minutes | Oct 26, 2021
Everybody is Looking for Help to be Happier | Andrew Pudewa, Founder of The Institute for Excellence in Writing | The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast - S2 E12
We look in all sort of places for help to be happier. Listen as Andrew Pudewa, father of seven and grandfather of 15 shares his wisdom about being outside for no particular reason and how habits of slowing down can help our overall quality of life. Our world has all the materials we need to grow our imaginations, facilitate contemplation and reflection, and practice being at peace with ourselves. Andrew is the star of the show at speaking engagements across the country. People literally flock to him. It is a gift to have been able to grab him for an hour and hear the stories of his personal and professional journey.
57 minutes | Oct 21, 2021
Using Time in Nature to Quiet Our To-Do Lists | Lauren Betzing, Heartflow Kids | The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast - S2 E11
How can parents who are feeling stressed or overwhelmed during these times use nature as tool for less stress and anxiety, and more peace and presence? How can they help their children utilize simple nature experiences to lead a fuller, more grounded life? Learn this and more in our latest podcast episode with founder of Heartflow Kids, Lauren Betzing. Learn more about Heartflow Kids here: https://heartflowkids.com/
64 minutes | Oct 19, 2021
The Power of the Multigenerational Family - Interview with John Hannigan, executive director of Celebrate Kids | The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast - S2 E10
Learn why you are smart and why your kids are smart! John is a favorite friend of ours and we loved diving into the 8 Great Smart, the 5 Core Needs as well as the impact of the third and fourth generations in our lives. And as a bonus, learn how to adapt to 1000 Hours Outside when you don't like being outside :).
55 minutes | Oct 14, 2021
Every Function of Your Body is Continually Responding to Nature. Learn about the Power of Full Spectrum Sunlight with Dr. Jacob Liberman | The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast - S2 E9
Our health and wellness is dependent upon our dance with Mother Nature. Listen as Dr. Jacob Liberman walks us through the immense importance of exposing our eyes and our bodies to full spectrum sunlight.
58 minutes | Oct 7, 2021
Connecting Moments of Boredom and Running Wild in the Woods to Great Storytelling | Interview with Author S.D. Smith | The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast - S2 E8
In a world that prizes busy over boredom, listen to the story of author Sam "S.D." Smith as he weaves together building worlds as a child to becoming a wordsmith. This episode is will gently remind all of us of the downside, the cost of constant entertainment. Sam traces his storytelling abilities back to the early years of his life where he ran wild in the woods of West Virginia, immersing himself in nature and in his imagination. Childhood and childhood play hold value in the moment and for decades to come. Long live the storytellers!
46 minutes | Sep 30, 2021
Multitasking Reduces Cognitive Capacity to that of an Eight Year Old | Tom Kersting | The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast - S2 E7
We’ve gone from being in control of our devices to our devices often controlling us. Psychotherapist and parenting expert, Tom Kersting shares about his influential book, Disconnected and gives practical advice for reclaiming your family and reconnecting with your kids. Learn about how multitasking reduces your cognitive capacity as well as your IQ level so the next time you’re thinking about sending an email in the middle of a meeting, remember that it’d be the same as having an eight year old send it for you :).
47 minutes | Sep 23, 2021
Different Types of Weather Instill Resilience & Grit in Kids | Linda Akeson McGurk I The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast - S2 E6
What about winter? It's the most frequently asked question we get asked at 1000 Hours Outside. Join us as we discuss the benefits of getting outdoors even when the weather isn't ideal. Learn practical tips and fun ideas for year-round outside adventure... and learn how to pronounce "friluftsliv." Linda's book, "There's No Such Thing as Bad Weather" changed our lives and we know you'll get so much out of her book and this podcast episode as well!
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