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Reston, Virginia
The Green Hour (r) is a program of the National Wildlife Federation that encourages parents and caregivers to give their children a a daily hour of unstructured playtime outdoors. Visit today!
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On Grass Stains and Gratitude

This week marks the 100th issue of Green Hour, so it seems the perfect time to reflect and offer thanks to our readers, partners, and supporters....

Welcome to the Playborhood!

Q: In a nutshell, what is Playborhood? A: Playborhood is an online community devoted to encouraging parents to let their children go outside...

Nature's Health Benefits

They might look harmless, but living room couches, home computers, TVs and game systems are contributing to a health crisis in our kids. Indoor...

Creating Natural Playscapes

Ah, winter: the quiet time of the year for calm, rest, and hot chocolate. But that's not all. It's also the time for dreaming of green gardens and...

Being Active MY Way

I've been thinking a lot about the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' new campaign, "Be Active Your Way," and I have to say -- they're...
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Dec 15 2008 by Green Hour ..

Calling All Wellsphere flickr fans!

Do you love to share your photos of your kids? Are you on flickr?

We invite you to join our group on flickr -- come post pictrues of your kids & family enjoying time outside.

 Hope to see you there! Thanks- Bethe


Nov 20 2008 by Green Hour ..

Calling All Wellspring Twitter Fans!

So, do you Tweet?! If so, please come follow me on Twitter and help get the word out about Green Hour.

Follow me: balmeras

 Thanks a bunch! - Bethe Almeras


Nov 20 2008 by Green Hour ..

Calling All Wellspring Facebook Fans

Hi all: Are you a FaceBooker?! If so, please become a fan of Green Hour! Let's see if we can get this socail networking thing to really work!

Look up Green Hour or visit:


Thanks a bunch- Bethe Almeras


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