Five Steps to Positivity by Tamar Chansky This is a family master plan for helping both children and adults resist negative thinking. Step One: Empathize with a Child’s Experience While… read more →
“Children can’t be what they can’t see,” says author Laurie Lawlor, of Evanston, Illinois. Her 2017 book Super Women: Six Scientists that Changed the World—a nonfiction account designed to excite kids 8 and up about math, science and engineering—cultivates positive role models via inspirational personal stories. She points out that most of those depicted were not that well known, and therefore can be emulated and more readily related to.
This concerning downward trend began more than a decade ago. The percentage of babies and toddlers eating canned or frozen fruits and vegetables declined by 10 percent between 2005 and 2012, and the consumption of dark, leafy greens among those under 2 has halved since 2005. Dr. Annemarie Stroustrup, an associate professor with
The analysis found that children experienced a notable drop in school absences and infections in the first year after the surgery, but that these benefits did not persist over time.
Outdoor Learning Engages the Whole Child Meredith Montgomery Nature-based schools provide a child-centered, guided discovery approach to early learning that appeals to kids, parents and teachers and offers far-ranging benefits.