The continued spread of the Delta variant is a big concern for parents sending their children back to school, especially parents of those too young to be vaccinated. The highly contagious nature of Delta makes classroom infection prevention precautions even more important. Here … [Read more...] about Strategies to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in classrooms this fall
Adults spend 80 to 90 percent of their time indoors, on average, but as animals, we are supposed to spend far more time in the great outdoors. If you need more convincing to get outside, science can definitively declare that it’s important to awaken our natural selves by … [Read more...] about Neuroscientists prove that taking more outdoor walks is great for your brain
Hiking in nature is good for the mind, body, and soul. Most of the time it’s free, plus it encourages conversation, builds memories, strengthens your connection with nature, and during this pandemic era, is one of the safer activities you can do with other people. All of these … [Read more...] about How to share an appreciation of hiking with your kids
Green open spaces in neighborhoods give children a place to play, but these pockets of nature could do more than just give kids a place to explore. New research shows children living near green spaces have higher IQs than children living in less green areas. The study from … [Read more...] about Study: Access to green space helps boost a child’s IQ
Should we stay out of the summer sun? Not at all, according to a growing group of physicians. Sunlight can be good for you. Ana Karadarevic | September 2010 issue We’ve been hearing about the dangers of sun exposure for decades. Yet people still swarm to outdoor cafés, parks and … [Read more...] about Lighten up!