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Children changing the world

Children changing the world

Every year, a project called V-Star Change the World brings schoolchildren to a Buddhist temple in Thailand for a day of meditation. Organisers claim that one million children attended the last event at the Phra Dhammakaya temple near Bangkok. The temple believes that when one million children meditate together it can help to change the...
This 8-Year-Old Is Making Sure No Kid Is Denied A Hot Lunch

This 8-Year-Old Is Making Sure No Kid Is Denied A Hot Lunch

  An 8-year-old Michigan boy decided to take matters into his own hands when his friend was denied a hot lunch because he didn’t have enough money in his account.   Cayden Taipalus, a student at Challenger Elementary in Howell, was concerned after his friend received a cheese sandwich in lieu of a hot lunch, because...
Obesity rates scaling down

Obesity rates scaling down

There have been hints recently that the steady expansion of America’s waistlines might have slowed. In some groups and in some places, such as New York City and Anchorage, obesity rates even seemed to be dipping. Whether these were harbingers of broader change remained anyone’s guess. On February 25th America’s Centres for Disease Control and Prevention...
Bloomberg Donates $10 Million To Help Prevent Leading Cause Of Death Of Bangladeshi Children

Bloomberg Donates $10 Million To Help Prevent Leading Cause Of Death Of Bangladeshi Children

  “Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s foundation is donating $10 million to a program aimed at preventing the drowning of Bangladeshi children who may be improperly supervised while their parents are at work.”, reports Huffington Post.  “Bloomberg Philanthropies, the charity of the billionaire businessman and former mayor, is partnering with the World Health...
New Writing on a School wall

New Writing on a School wall

The writing on this school’s walls quotes Mahatma Gandhi in Hebrew and Arabic:  “We must be the change that we wish to see in the world.”  Parents who send their kids to school here answer the call for change from the existing order of things. KFAR QARA’, Northern Israel, Jan 27 2014 (IPS) – Welcome to...

Video: Unilever releases video exposing the impacts of advertising on vulnerable children

Unilever has released a video exposing the negative impacts of the advertising industry on children. The video uses the tag line ‘Talk to your daughter before the beauty industry does’ highlighting the vulnerability of children to the cognitive ability that advertising has towards creating stereotypes and in this case, with relation to the beauty industry, pressurising...
Poster: Children

Poster: Children

Little girl writes best running away letter ever

Little girl writes best running away letter ever

Something for your website… A hilarious letter from a little girl who “ran away” from home is cracking up parents today — first because of the author’s adorable attempt at spelling, and second because of her reasoning. Read more at http://shine.yahoo.com/parenting/little-girl-writes-best-running-away-letter-ever-2516961.html. Marty, UK
a Very Special Easter Outing

a Very Special Easter Outing

More than 40 visually impaired kids from the Blind Children’s Learning Center in Santa Ana, had a very special Easter last Friday at Newport Dunes. Read the full story at http://www.ocregister.com/news/children-348840-center-blind.html#