Marni Fogelson-Teel

Canadian school boards introduce litterless lunch policies to achieve zero-waste meals

Canadian school boards introduce litterless lunch policies to achieve zero-waste meals

A Canadian elementary school that has tracked litterless lunches for years found that ONE school-aged child’s disposable lunches produce an average of 67 pounds of waste per school year! Prompted

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Fifth grader donates over 100,000 crayons and art supplies to children in need

Fifth grader donates over 100,000 crayons and art supplies to children in need

Never underestimate the power of a creative kid on a mission. Last November, when Bethany Kuster heard about a school in Alabama that had very limited craft supplies (only one box of crayons for the

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Abandoned coal site is transformed into an innovative adventure playground and monument

Abandoned coal site is transformed into an innovative adventure playground and monument

  The town of Beringen in Belgium was once a mining city and home of the largest industrial-archaeological site in Flanders. Now the abandoned coal mine has been transformed into an adventure

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U.S. maternal mortality rate has risen in the past decade, despite global advancements

U.S. maternal mortality rate has risen in the past decade, despite global advancements

The United States likes to be known for leading the charge, but newly aggregated and published data shows the U.S. has increased its numbers in one area of which no country would be proud: maternal

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Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan pledge $3 billion to “cure, prevent or manage all disease within our children’s lifetime”

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan pledge $3 billion to "cure, prevent or manage all disease within our children's lifetime"

Through the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, doctor/educator Priscilla Chan and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg have pledged to donate 99% of their Facebook shares to make the world a better place for their

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10 ways to raise your son to be an advocate for gender equality

10 ways to raise your son to be an advocate for gender equality

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Behold this amazing, fully operational Transformer BMW

Behold this amazing, fully operational Transformer BMW

For the Transformer-obsessed child (or kid-at-heart) in your life, the ultimate wish has been granted: a Turkish company managed to adapt a car to act and look remarkably like a real life Transformer.

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Autumn festival at the Dallas Arboretum features more than 90,000 pumpkins!

Autumn festival at the Dallas Arboretum features more than 90,000 pumpkins!

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The American Academy of Pediatrics warns against the use of codeine to treat coughs or manage pain in kids

The American Academy of Pediatrics warns against the use of codeine to treat coughs or manage pain in kids

Codeine has been widely used in the past to treat coughs and manage pain in kids, but the drug just received its strongest stamp of disapproval yet. In a statement from the American Academy of

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“Erin Brokovich” chemical is contaminating the tap water of more than 200 million Americans in all 50 states

"Erin Brokovich" chemical is contaminating the tap water of more than 200 million Americans in all 50 states

Remember the Oscar-winning movie Erin Brokovich? It’s the one where Julia Roberts portrays a real-life environmental activist trying to raise awareness about a toxic chemical found in water

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Astronaut hosts live video chat from outer space wearing a hand-painted flight suit created by children with cancer

Astronaut hosts live video chat from outer space wearing a hand-painted flight suit created by children with cancer

A children’s cancer center, a space suit company, and NASA recently teamed up to collaborate on an out-of-this-world project… and the first art exhibit in space. As part of the Space Suit

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Interlocking Ikos ‘blocks’ fit together to create spherical shapes

Interlocking Ikos 'blocks' fit together to create spherical shapes

We love seeing varying incarnations of blocks, and Ikos’s plastic puzzle-like pieces (made from 100% recycled & recyclable HDPE), certainly fit the bill for novelty: they don’t look

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Kate Kato uses recycled paper to create intricate, lifelike, nature-inspired sculptures

Kate Kato uses recycled paper to create intricate, lifelike, nature-inspired sculptures

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Austrian teen sues her parents for posting private photos of her on Facebook without her permission

Austrian teen sues her parents for posting private photos of her on Facebook without her permission

Before you press post on your latest pic of your tot potty training or playing in the bath, you may want to imagine how she’ll feel about it in fifteen or twenty years. The parents of an 18

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Eight year-old boy opens a home bakery to earn money to buy his mom a new house

Eight year-old boy opens a home bakery to earn money to buy his mom a new house

Starting a business is a big deal, and the stakes are often high, even when the business owner is still in grade school. Yet, eight year-old Jalen Bailey opened a home bakery and started selling banana

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Teen who was bullied at school creates ‘Sit With Us’ app to help students find a welcoming place to sit at lunch

Teen who was bullied at school creates 'Sit With Us' app to help students find a welcoming place to sit at lunch

A recent viral photograph of a Florida State University football player joining a boy with autism who had been sitting alone at lunch reminded us of how cruel kids can be and that lunchtime is not

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WATCH: Mom’s peaceful, poignant water birth video shows the immense beauty & emotion of giving birth

WATCH: Mom's peaceful, poignant water birth video shows the immense beauty & emotion of giving birth

Giving birth should always be as peaceful as mom Audra Lynn makes it look! But we know this video of her water birth captures such a special, rare moment of calm and beauty that often eludes women during

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LEGO advent calendars let kids build their way to Christmas Day

LEGO advent calendars let kids build their way to Christmas Day

Christmas is still three months away, but getting some of the shopping out of the way always feels good and helps avoid the yearly harried holiday buying spree. The countdown to December 25th has been

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