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Gardening with Kids

Gardening with Kids

Whether kids have access to a large yard or only a windowsill planter, young gardeners’ inborn curiosity encourages them to discover nature’s cycles firsthand, while learning respect and concern for Earth’s larger ecology.

May 2009
A Conversation with Ina May Gaskin

A Conversation with Ina May Gaskin

Since 1971, nationally renowned midwife Ina May Gaskin has influenced and inspired women around the world with her views on natural childbirth.

May 2009
Easing Homework Overload

Easing Homework Overload

These days, beginning as early as kindergarten, homework is a consuming nightly activity. Unfortunately, homework takes up time that could be spent in ways that better contribute to a child’s overall health, well-being, and intellectual development.

April 2009
Why Pets Help Kids

Why Pets Help Kids

Children love their pets—and for good reason. Creatures both large and small teach, delight and offer a special kind of companionship.

March 2009
Teen Anxiety

Teen Anxiety

Teens experience their own set of normal worries, but this worry becomes a problem for teens and their parents if young people stress too often or about things that don’t really matter.

February 2009
Youths Work to Ensure Their Future

Youths Work to Ensure Their Future

Key to David Brower’s vision of action on behalf of the future was his mentorship of young emerging leaders; the Brower Youth Awards program, created in 2000, honors his legacy.

October 2008
Healthful Harmonies

Healthful Harmonies

There are endless ways we can bring music into children’s lives to enrich overall well-being and quality of life.

September 2008
An Interview with Bill Milliken

An Interview with Bill Milliken

The founder of Communities in Schools, Bill Milliken, discusses his program for keeping kids in school, why kids drop out, and the basics for helping America's youth stay in school.

August 2008
Be Your Kids’ Personal Trainer

Be Your Kids’ Personal Trainer

Chances are, if you get up, turn off the television and embark upon a quick walk around the block, your kids will enjoy both the movement and the time spent together.

August 2008
Early Bloomers

Early Bloomers

A recent report is the latest in a series of studies to spotlight a disturbing trend to which anyone visiting a public swimming pool or shopping mall can attest: kids are growing up faster than ever.

August 2008
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