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Think Summer Child Care Is Tough? Low-Income Families Deal With That All Year

Monday, July 30, 2018

From The New York Times: “Over 40 percent of American children live with a parent who mostly works during hours when schools aren’t open and traditional child care isn’t available — during the early mornings, evenings, weekends or overnight — and these work schedules are often changing at the last minute.” Read the full article here.… Continue Reading Think Summer Child Care Is Tough? Low-Income Families Deal With That All Year

Longer Recess, Stronger Child Development

Thursday, July 26, 2018

From Edutopia: “Recess sessions that last at least an hour have the potential to foster creative play.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Chemicals in Food May Harm Children, Pediatricians’ Group Says

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

From The New York Times: “Eat more fruits and vegetables, don’t put plastic containers in the microwave or dishwasher and check recycling codes to reduce exposure to chemicals.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

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Writing Prescriptions to Play Outdoors

Monday, July 23, 2018

From The New York Times: “Advantages for children include being physically active, spending time in nature and getting away from screens. And fun.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.