Healthy Living: Research finds that spacing siblings more than two years apart results in better test scores for the older children. But there are other reasons to wait years between deliveries. Comment.
New & Noteworthy: A great idea for an Earth Day celebration, Raymond Huber’s new book chronicles the thrilling journey of a honey bee named Scout as she overcomes obstacles to return to her hive with needed pollen and nectar. Comment.
A budding entrepreneur from Ridgewood, Queens is having fun making a name for herself, and learning important life lessons, by selling her handmade loom jewelry creations online. And she’s not the only kid with a great product idea. Comment.
For decades, there’s been an increasing obesity rate in children, but in 2011, there was a reported decline in obesity in New York City schoolchildren spanning kindergarten through eighth grade. An expert weighs in on how to get kids to continue making healthy food choices. Comment.