Real Talk: Solving The Virus In Our Communities

Real Talk Virus

“We live in a culture obsessed with power and violence in general. The most vulnerable among us will fall first.”

Playdates for Adults: How to Find Play, Fun, and Love, Maybe


You don’t want games. You don’t want new drama. You want clarity, well-stated intention, and a clear communication style with this person. Anything less is a red flag.

Using Play to Build a Better World

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“Kids are my mission.” Dr. Kwame M. Brown has a plan to create better communities through movement and play. “Playfulness for humans is our life blood!”

What’s Your Favorite Thing About Being a Father?

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Two cool dads discuss fatherhood, play, community, and how we can all take an active role in cultivating a more socially sustainable future.

Charming Video Moment of the Day: Little Girl and Sea Lion Play Tag

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A little girl runs alongside a sea lion at the National Zoo and ultimately falls down. The sea lion’s reaction to the fall is pure gold.

The Kindergartner’s Sunny Day Checklist

The Kindergartner's Sunny Day Checklist

Cort Ruddy’s young daughter showed her father how even the most carefree play-day could benefit from a little organization.

Want Your Creativity Back? Tim Mousseau Suggests Five Ways How

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Reclaiming creativity means moving beyond the fear of being judged by others.

To The Woman Who Let Her Daughters Play With Me


A strange man talking to two little girls isn’t necessarily something to be afraid of.

The Game I Played Growing Up in Philly

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Reminiscing on the good ol’ days reminded me to always find time to play.

The Importance of Play

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As an adult, it takes a little bit of work to get back into the mindset of play, but once you do, it can be an extremely fun and even therapeutic experience.

Advice to New Fathers: Get Down on the Floor

Napping good

Leonard Pitt, on simple moments.

Why The World Would Be Better If We All Followed My Daughter’s 10 Commandments of Play

Why I Love My Daughter’s Ten Commandments of Play

Tom Burns marvels at the profound truths hiding behind a kid-authored list of playground “rules”

“it is these exact market conditions that allow you to get away with paying workers what you do…so you can enjoy…your extra 20-30 hours of free time.”

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This comment by Van on the post Do We Really Need to Work?

And Then I See Him Laughing—A Father’s Message Against Fear


So, forget about loss. The bleak conjuring of crushed bicycles or the cold loss of alienation. Whatever is coming is coming.

Are You Playing or Are You Dead?

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James Altucher realizes that you either play or you die, the choice is yours. And his.

Five Ways to Make the Most of Holiday Memories

Five Ways to Make the Most of Holiday Memories

Mike Reynolds looks back on his Christmas Morning and the five simple rules that helped him enjoy his holiday to the fullest.