More and more research shows that kids need recess. From building social skills to instilling positive exercise habits, recess exposes kids to crucial parts of development.
By this point in the year, it can feel like winter will never end. But when that cold and snow finally disappear, millions of Americans will trade the dry skin and cold noses for springtime sneezes and sniffles.
Why is it that we often whip up a Mother’s Day gift the night before, when we plan Christmas presents and birthday surprises months in advance? In our defense, Mother’s Day is a different date every year, and sometimes it’s… Read More >
Spring is here–breathe it in! From April 30th through May 4th, the EPA recognizes Air Quality Awareness Week in an effort to “inspire people to take steps, no matter how large or small, to reduce their contribution to air… Read More >
Confused about why we need both Earth Day and Arbor Day? Well, for one, these aren’t just holidays that were invented to sell greeting cards. In fact, part of their goal is to reduce the number of greeting cards that… Read More >
Earth, it’s our home. And we—all 7.6 billion of us—share in the responsibility of keeping that home clean and in order. It may sound like an overwhelming challenge, but it becomes easier when everyone does their part. Earth Day, which… Read More >
Water is as important to us as the air we breathe. Use this DIY water filter to teach your kids about rain harvesting.
Is your city known for its powerful pollen? The severity of allergies in a city depends on many things: the local vegetation and types of pollen, pollution levels, access to healthcare and even annual climate changes. From year to year,… Read More >
It’s no secret that honeybees are vital to the health and wellness of food crops, flowers and trees. In honor of Honeybee Awareness Day, here is an easy DIY guide to creating your own bee habitat.
One of the best parts of annual spring cleaning is the chance to open up and air out the house. It feels good to clean up the dust, flush out stale odors and take a breath of fresh air. However,… Read More >