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First Days in Haiti

Day one:  The only way to describe my first day in Carrefour is pure disbelief.    From the moment I stepped off the plane, everything changed.  The airport was chaotic and it …

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Bringing the Benefits of Play to Carrefour, Haiti

HAITIM1 300x228 Bringing the Benefits of Play to Carrefour, Haiti As I pack my things for my trip to Carrefour, Haiti, I realize this is not going to be a typical tropical getaway filled with swimming and naps on the beach.  Today, …

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Playworld Systems Helps KaBOOM! Celebrate Major Milestone

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It’s not every day that one gets the chance to see our nation’s first lady in person.  Playworld Systems’ chairman Dale Miller did just that last week as he, along with hundreds …

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I Bought a Copy Did You?

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Last week, Darell Hammond, CEO of KaBOOM! released his much anticipated book: KaBOOM!: How One Man Built a Movement to Save Play. I got my copy on Thursday and had it finished …

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How Safe is Too Safe?

girl on monkey bars 198x300 How Safe is Too Safe?This week is National Playground Safety Week (NPSW), a time designated by the National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS) to focus on children’s outdoor play environments and pledge to use good judgment …

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It’s April—That Means it is Autism Awareness Month

On the evenings of April 1 and 2, 2011, prominent buildings across North America and the world, including the Empire State Building in New York City and the CN Tower in Toronto, …

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What Are You Willing to Fight For?

Which of the following do you think makes a community desirable?

  • Low crime
  • Excellent schools
  • Health care
  • Parks and recreational opportunities
  • Libraries
  • Lack of pollution
  • Good housing
  • A diversity of jobs and
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A Daily Dose of Play


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Think back to a late spring day when you were a child. Remember when you couldn’t wait to escape outside to play after finishing your homework and any household chores your …

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