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7 Ways to Convince Your Spouse to Go Rural

Are you dreaming of country life, but your husband or wife loves the city? We offer seven strong arguments for moving to the country.

5 unbelievable health benefits of playing outside

Research makes the case for the benefits of the outdoors for kids, from reducing ADD and ADHD symptoms to better eyesight. We look at the research...

“Free-range” daycare: Preschool on a farm

Celestial Farms, a farm-based daycare, gives kids more than a basic education: they learn farm chores, animal care and what real food is all about.

From Dallas to Prosper: Trading the city for rural life

When Dallas Sports FM Radio 105.3 The Fan Host Ben Rogers approached his wife Kat about leaving Dallas and moving to the country, she thought he...

The - ahem - "pee" factor of buying country land

I love living in the country. I am writing this article from a shooting house on our land overlooking several hundred yards of food plots we...

How Earthing Could Change Your Health

What is earthing? Our health writer explains the practice that scientific and medical studies are showing could change your health for good.

Live free or die: Life according to Colbert

MOULTRIE, Georgia--If you love a good “fish story,” ask Colbert Sturgeon about the time he caught a fish with his face.

4 ways solar energy will save you money

A solar energy consultant shares not only how using solar energy can cut your electricity costs, but how it actually might make you money.

Why kids need nature more than ever

Last Child in the Woods author Richard Louv argues the rising use of technology in education makes kids' need for nature even stronger.

Embracing the light: How the sun is good for you

Did you know sunshine fights disease and promotes spectacular health? It's time to embrace the light!