Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson had a recent speaking engagement and allowed a little girl to come onstage and ask a question.
“How can first-graders help the earth?”
And how did the astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, and science communicator answer this big question? Well, not in the way one might expect.
He sat down on the ground, an attempt be eye-level with his stage-mate, and answered in the most beautiful and simplistic way…
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“Food is also an occasion for sharing, for distributing and giving, for the expression of altruism, whether from parents to children, children to in-laws, or anyone to visitors and strangers. Food is the most important thing a mother gives a child; it is the substance of her own body, and in most parts of the world mother’s milk is still the only safe food for infants. Thus food becomes not just a symbol of, but the reality of, love and … Keep Reading!!!
Singer Alicia Keys is known for her beautiful voice and songs about love and heartache, but now she is gaining new recognition for her role of activist..Keys, now pregnant with her second child, decided to bring attention to her “We Are Here Campaign” by posing with nothing more than a peace sign painted on her belly and her arms gracefully folded over her breasts. The simplicity and vulnerability in this photo leaves a powerful message.
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After it was announced that Adrian Peterson is facing child abuse charges, many people decided to keep their Adrian Peterson jerseys at home for Sunday’s game. Of course, some people still wore them in a show of support (even just for the team), but they were met with criticism by the media.
Over the past couple of days, we have been discussing the importance of fostering self-confidence and creativity in our children. Our job is to encourage our children and teach them that what they can accomplish in life is limited only by their imagination.
We’ve seen examples from a mother and a father, both with extremely different and amazing skill sets, and now we are discussing how large corporations have joined in this conversation.
Every year, Toyota hosts … Keep Reading!!!
By A.M., IANtB Science Editor. Images by Holly Spring via Bored Panda. I wanted to share this series by Holly Spring because it illustrates so well how the narrative we create for our children about who they are matters so much. Self-perception and self-talk, formed early in childhood by the words and actions of the people around them, have been shown to have a huge effect on self-esteem, confidence, and resilience later in life. Positive self talk and … Keep Reading!!!
“Your Health Today” is an educational book which was a sex-ed publication given to 9th graders in Fremont, California, and voted in as part of their curriculum by the school board.
But parents are saying it’s too sexy. (Watch out 50 Shades of Grey…it looks like you have some competition.)
Some of the complaints:
The White House has had its share of bizarre incidents over the years. It was just a few months ago that a naked man tried to scale the White House fence.
But that doesn’t hold a candle to one of the most successful and masterful White House security breech of all time…by a toddler.
The child was small enough to squeeze through the iron fence in front of the White House and set off a full lock … Keep Reading!!!