START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: development

Why Kids Can’t Sit Still in Class

ADHD diagnoses are on the rise, and it's hard not to wonder why kids today have so much trouble sitting still compared to kids 20 or 30 years ago. I think it's tempting to blame genetics or even say t…

79 comments

Free Play Shapes Your Child’s Brain (in a good way!)

More and more research is showing that free play is critical to a child's developing brain. More free play might even help your kid get better grades in school. Here in the U.S., school curricula t…

34 comments

Developers Destroy NY Community Garden

Founded in the 1980s, Coney Island's Boardwalk Garden was a beloved spot for community members, who made use of the site to grow a profuse array of vegetables, raise chickens, and even house ca…

150 comments

Do Energy-Saving Homes Really Use ‘More Energy’?

Researchers Robert Crawford and André Stephan have just released a case study examining Passive House architecture and design, and in their conclusion, they suggest that: "if you consider the whole …

50 comments

5 Ways to Achieve the Power of Human Intuition

Do you sometimes get feelings about people’s character or emotional state? If so, you are part of a growing number of individuals whose intuitive abilities are opening up at this time. Humans ar…

81 comments

Is Redshirting the Essential Undoing of Your Child’s Development?

Admittedly this is not the first time I have written about “redshirting”, the practice holding kindergarten-age children back for a year as an attempt to give them a leg up on peers. But considering 1…

9 comments

meet our writers

Healthy Living Editors

Healthy Living offers more than 10,000 ways for you to improve your life, your home, your community, and even the world. From the latest healthy and... more

people are talking

Mutts got my vote !!!

Another reason, another piece of chocolate...!Love ya chocolate!

So Mr. No Name, below, (who looks to be about 14) "slapped" his wife with Scripture. I guess he tak…