Category Archives: Children and Youth

My Imaginary Friend

My Imaginary Friend by Pat Donworth | July 23, 2012 I’m not sure exactly when it was I met him. He just seemed to be always there. I was young. Really young. Maybe 3 years old? He was probably there … Continue reading

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What If Schools Weren’t Schools Anymore?

GOOD | April 16, 2012 Everybody has big ideas about how to fix education in the United States, but it seems like the reform conversation eventually comes back to one thing: How can we make schools better so we can … Continue reading

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Tips for Getting Kids to Eat Clean

From “The Eating Clean Diet” by Colleen Guiltinan | FNC iMag 1. Teach your children about eating all of the colors of the rainbow, so that they can be in charge of balancing their own nutrition! Involve children in meal … Continue reading

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Teacher Rallies Community to Give Student with Cerebral Palsy the Trip of a Lifetime

Here’s some loving quantum activism on the part of a speech therapist. NapervillePatch | April 11, 2012 UPDATE: Jennifer Thorsen and Danielle Sualski have been chosen as the Huffington Post’s Greatest People of the Day, which features stories of people across the nation who … Continue reading

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8 Tips for Gardening with Children

Excerpted from EarthEasy Tips for Gardening with Children Give them their own garden beds. Whether you use raised beds, containers or ground plots, be sure to give each child his or her own separate plot. Keep it small, very small … Continue reading

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Teaching Children Gardening: A Natural Head Start in Life

Tony Isaacs | Healthier Talk A study conducted for Britain’s Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has found that encouraging children to learn gardening boosts their development by helping them become happier, more confident, and more resilient. In addition, gardening also helps … Continue reading

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