(Edsel Cook) If you want your children to have smarter brains, sharper memories, and longer attention spans, raise them in a home with lots of greenery and plenty of physical activity. That’s because two Spanish studies discovered that nature and exercise exert strong influences upon brain development and mental health, reported a Waking Times article.
(Matt Agorist) Maryland — Under the guise of preventing child abuse, lawmakers in Maryland have introduced a bill that will allow the state to intrude in the lives of innocent families, keeping tabs on them, and destroying their right to privacy.
(Gavin Nascimento) I remember listening to a talk by Sir Ken Robinson several years ago; about how backwards the education system is, and the imperative to implement major reform. Although he certainly gave an exceptional presentation on the matter, what ultimately captured my mind was the mention of what I now consider the most important study I have […]
(Jennifer Lade) Parenting for Freedom article series: This is the fourth in a series of articles that analyzes how freedom-loving people can align their parenting with their political philosophy, and how doing so will allow ideas about personal liberty to carry on to the next generation. Related Raising Awake Children in a Broken School System Source – Activist Post […]
(Ralph Flores) Expectant mothers have many things that they should steer clear of if they want to have a smooth pregnancy. According to a study made by the University of Otago, getting an infection is one of the worst things that can happen to pregnant people, as an activation of her immune system can spell […]
(Arjun Walia) There’s no doubt about it: three letter agencies like the NSA, FBI and CIA and the ones we don’t yet know about are full of great people who want nothing but the best for their fellow human beings. People join these agencies because they have good hearts, and want to see the world thrive […]
(Luke Miller) The secret… no homework! This clip taken from the film Where To Invade Next shows why Finland are topping education year after year all over the globe. Related: 9 Year Old Rocks Modern Day Education By Asking School Board ONE Question Source – Operation Disclosure by Luke Miller, August 13th, 2017 https://www.facebook.com/BeRemarkable2/videos/197990900710284/ _________________________ Stillness […]
(Alex Pietrowski) The federally mandated, nationally standardized education program Common Core has many parents and teachers concerned. For starters, it imposes rigorous testing onto students, forcing curriculums to be molded around exams, not necessarily around learning or the development of critical thinking. Additionally, Common Core is part of a system developed by corporations and aims […]
(Stillness in the Storm Editor) This article touches on a topic that I am researching heavily at this time and is near and dear to my heart. If we want to understand why the world is the way it is, we have to look at how we raise and educate our children. Alfie Kohn is a visionary […]