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13 Idyllic, Organic Family Farm Stay Vacations Around the World

13 Idyllic, Organic Family Farm Stay Vacations Around the World

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Chronic Exposure to WiFi in Schools May Not Be Safe for Kids

Chronic Exposure to WiFi in Schools May Not Be Safe for Kids

In June 2014, the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) in Washington, D.C. issued a statement intended to reassure schools and parents about the safety of WiFi for students in schools.

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CONTEST ENDS TONIGHT! Win $100 from The Ultimate Green Store in Inhabitots’ Pinterest Contest!

CONTEST ENDS TONIGHT! Win $100 from The Ultimate Green Store in Inhabitots’ Pinterest Contest!

It’s here! Back to school season is in full swing and we want to help green your routine. We’re offering up the chance for TWO LUCKY WINNERS to win $100 worth of back-to-school essentials from The

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Schoolyards with Natural-Terrain Reduce Children’s Stress by Providing a “Peaceful” and “Calm” Environment

Schoolyards with Natural-Terrain Reduce Children’s Stress by Providing a “Peaceful” and “Calm” Environment

A recent study from the University of Colorado Boulder has demonstrated that schoolyards with natural terrain and trees, dirt and water features reduce children’s stress and inattention when

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School in England is Fingerprinting Students in the Lunch Line to Monitor Their Diets

School in England is Fingerprinting Students in the Lunch Line to Monitor Their Diets

In what’s proving to be a controversial move, the Redhill School in Stourbridge, England will be fingerprinting their students in order to help reduce long lunch lines and to “monitor pupils’

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Miss Possible Dolls Teach Girls that They Can Change the World Through Math and Science

Miss Possible Dolls Teach Girls that They Can Change the World Through Math and Science

Miss Possible is a start-up doll company created by engineering alumna, Supriya Hobbs and current engineering student, Janna Eaves. The co-partners came up with the idea of Miss Possible after realizing

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“Falling Fruit” Online Map Directs You to Fruit Trees You Can Forage in Your Neighborhood!

“Falling Fruit” Online Map Directs You to Fruit Trees You Can Forage in Your Neighborhood!

Are you starting to get a little low on the idea-o-meter for end of summer vacation activities for the kids? Well, with harvest season at full throttle, this amazing, interactive, world map from Falling

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Tried & True Tips from Moms on Overcoming Common Hurdles of Back to School Blues

Tried & True Tips from Moms on Overcoming Common Hurdles of Back to School Blues

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‘Story Time from Space!’ Astronauts Read Stories from The International Space Station to Kids Around the World!

‘Story Time from Space!’ Astronauts Read Stories from The International Space Station to Kids Around the World!

Form an orderly queue, kids. Same goes for you too, parents! It seems that every budding astronaut’s wildest dreams really have come true. With the new Story Time From Space program you can soon

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Old-Fashioned Personalized Lunch Boxes Include a Chalkboard Lining to Write a Sweet Mid-Day Note to Your Child

Old-Fashioned Personalized Lunch Boxes Include a Chalkboard Lining to Write a Sweet Mid-Day Note to Your Child

Your little one can head to school in eco-style with a Dylbug personalized lunch box. Each old-fashioned lunch box is crafted of lead-free tin with a cute design on both the front and back that includes

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6 Eco-Friendly Games and Tools that Make Learning Math Fun!

6 Eco-Friendly Games and Tools that Make Learning Math Fun!

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Why Waldorf Education Is A Great Choice For Environmentally Conscious Parents

Why Waldorf Education Is A Great Choice For Environmentally Conscious Parents

Finding decent education options for your kids is no doubt one of the most challenging and frustrating aspects of being a parent in today’s society; and we’ve spent a lot of time on Inhabitots

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Help Build a School in India with Every Purchase of Keep Leaf Litterless Lunch Gear

Help Build a School in India with Every Purchase of Keep Leaf Litterless Lunch Gear

Keep Leaf is a newer eco-minded company offering a range of products for babies, kids and adults, including an attractive range of “litterless” lunch gear. Keep Leaf has a few styles of lunch

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10 Kid-Friendly DIY Projects for the Home and Yard

10 Kid-Friendly DIY Projects for the Home and Yard

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How Parents Can Help Change and Improve Toxic Schools

How Parents Can Help Change and Improve Toxic Schools

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Second Graders Start ‘Dr. Seuss Wants You!’ Campaign to Raise Money for their School Library

Second Graders Start ‘Dr. Seuss Wants You!’ Campaign to Raise Money for their School Library

When Willow Creek Academy in Sausalito, California, lost its library last year due changes in the school district, two of the plucky second graders who attend the school decided to do something about it.

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Designers Breathe New Life into an Old School Library in Los Angeles, Revitalizing an Increasingly Obsolete Space

Designers Breathe New Life into an Old School Library in Los Angeles, Revitalizing an Increasingly Obsolete Space

Leafing through the pages of a library book to garner information is becoming an almost archaic notion in an age when students have instant access to endless information via a few clicks and swipes of

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Community Advocacy Group Attempts to Get PCBs and Other Toxins Removed from Malibu Schools

Community Advocacy Group Attempts to Get PCBs and Other Toxins Removed from Malibu Schools

Malibu Unites is a coalition of concerned parents, teachers, community members, scientists, experts, public figures and environmental groups from across the U.S. Their goal? Get toxins out of local Malibu

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