Power of Play, Kara Stewart Fortier, Playgrounding

Career Choices Made Playful

Lately, I’ve been giving myself permission to approach a very serious subject playfully. That subject is this: What do I want to be when I grow up? When I was in elementary school, I wanted to be a veterinarian. In high school, I wanted to be a fighter pilot. I had my whole plan laid out for how I was going …

That Time I Did Stand-Up

One day last fall I decided I needed to do something new – to shake things up and get out of my comfort zone. But what to do, what to do… That very same day, I got a message from my friend, Megan Sadd, about a Living Social deal. It was only $29 for a 6-week intro stand up comedy course. I’d never thought …

What is the Point of Play?

We all have a vague idea of why play is good for children. But what about us grown-ups? This past fall I was lucky enough to attend the LDI (Live Design International) conference in Las Vegas with my fiancé. I seriously love these people. Their business is curating play. If you’ve ever been to a concert, festival, sports event, play or even just a big …