When you think of back-to-school, visions of new backpacks, empty notebooks, and freshly sharpened pencils probably dance in your head. But a new school year requires so much more, especially when it comes to all the feelings and bodily changes that can make focusing on the school day harder than geometry. READ MORE
As summer comes to a close in just a few short weeks, evenings spent swaying in the hammock to the tune of chirping birds and the croaking of tree frogs will soon be replaced by evenings spent fireside, cozied up with a cup of cocoa. READ MORE
It’s no secret: middle school can be tough. READ MORE
A good backdrop deserves great stories, and written insights giving further proof that being outside is just plain good for you. If your go-to summer joys lie in the valleys of mountain ranges, remote hiking trails, kayaking, dock fishing at sunset on a calm lake, and enjoying the chirping buzz of cicadas in the evergreens surrounding your campfire… then cozy up in your sleeping bag to these 4 fantastic summer audiobooks.
Whether traveling abroad or enjoying a quiet stay-cation, a good audiobook is (in our opinion) required for days spent wandering, hiking, sightseeing, sampling local cuisine or simply enjoying the perfectly positioned lounge chair in your backyard. We’ve pulled together a list of books to appeal to your ideal vacation destination. So sit back, press play, and get swept away.
By Olivia Langen, Associate Producer
Growing up, I couldnâ€™t imagine summer without summer break. Both of my parents being public school teachers only fueled my delusion that work stood still for cross-country road trips and endless beach days. READ MORE
Nearly all of the best parts summer involve getting outside: going to the beach, picnicking in the park, catching a concert at a bandshell. But while there are so many fun places to go and things to do, don’t overlook the joy in simply getting those feet moving in your very own neighborhood. READ MORE