Hopeful Weekend Links


Blood Moon Will Be a Sight to Behold During Total Lunar Eclipse – Ben Brumfield, CNN

Parking Lots Demolished as Driving Wanes – Romy Varghese, Business Week

bring your own cookies – Karen Maezen Miller, cheerio road

10 Things Creative People Know – Peggy Taylor and Charlie Murphie, YES! Magazine

20 Things Every Parent Should Hear – Beth Woolsey, Five Kids is a Lot of Kids

The Best Time of the Day for Creativity – Kevan Lee, Lifehacker

Hopeful Weekend Links


Get Ready! A tetrad of lunar eclipses, beginning in April – Earth Sky

Why do we make students sit still in class? – Carolina Blatt-Gross

How to Save Money on Food by Wasting Less – Lindsay Wilson, Shrink That Footprint

The Overprotected Kid – Hannah Rosin, The Atlantic

The Hard Alphabet – Sara Bir, Full Grown People

Ideas for Making Small Spaces More Efficient – Amazing Oasis

Hopeful Weekend Links


New Parenting Study Released – Sarah Miller, The New Yorker

Science Compard Every Diet, and the Winner is Real Food – James Hamblin, The Atlantic

The Wonders and Eternal Shelf Life of Honey – Natasha Geiling, Smithsonian

When Mothers Get Moving, Children are More Active Too – Linda Poon, NPR

The Simplest Thing that Makes the Happiest People in the World So Happy – Eric Barcer, Barking Up the Wrong Tree

Lessons in Organic Urbanism from India – Taz Loomans, Blooming Rock

Hopeful Weekend Links

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Become a Radical Pragmatist – Alan Webber, Do Lectures

Top 16 TED Talks for Foodists – Darya Rose, Summer Tomato

Guide to Seasonal Living: Spring – Mother Earth News Living

Oregon Moves to Help Disappearing Honey Bees – Jodi Peterson, High Country News

How Finland created the best education system in the world – Christine Gross-Loh, The Atlantic

Cure “plant deficiency syndrome” with the wild medicine solution – Guido Masé, Herb Mentor Radio

Hopeful Weekend Links


What Happens in One Minute Around the World – Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic

Farm-to-Table Living Takes Root – Kate Murphy, New York Times

Freedom in 704 Square Feet – Sandy Keenan, New York Times

Help Kids Learn About Business and Finance : 60+ Resources – Laura Grace Weldon

Americans Are Riding Public Transit in Record Numbers – Justin Prichard, Associated Press

‘Genius Hour’ : What Kids Can Learn From Failure – Emanuella Grinberg, CNN

Hopeful Weekend Links


These two young artists quit their jobs to build this glass house for $500 – Ilyce R. Glink, Yahoo News

We Warp Time – Laura Grace Weldon

Clean naturally with essential oils – Mother Earth Living

How cooking can change your life – Michael Pollan, RSA Shorts

Tiger Mom, Helicopter Dad, you both have it wrong – Melinda Blau, Shareable

The benefits of biking – Kelly McCartney, Shareable

Hopeful Weekend Links


How green microbeweries stoke sustainability – Peter Brewitt, Orion

The full-fat paradox: Whole Milk May Keep Us Lean – Allison Aubrey, NPR

How to Change the World – Renee Tougas, Fimby

60 Plus Nutrient Dense Recipes That Any Kid Will Love – Kristen Marr, Live Simply

Some good news in the farm bill – Karen Stillerman, Union of Concerned Scientists

It took this man two hours a week to change the world – Sage Cohen, The Path of Possibility

Hopeful Weekend Links


Corn and Soybean Farmers Learning to Grow Veggies and Sell Locally – Michael Moss, The New York Times

This Guy Stopped Charging Clients and He Has Zero Regrets – Arin Greenwood, Huffington Post

A Gallery of Spectacular Photographs – Helen Walters, TED

13 Predictions About the Future That Were Spectacularly Wrong – Huffington Post

The Delicious Truth About Getting Older – Susannah Conway

What Happens When A Woman Gets Sick Of Divorce And Mortgages – ViralNova

Hopeful Weekend Links


Murmuration – Islands & Rivers

How to Stay Healthy at Home – The People’s Pharmacy

10 Novels to a Better You – Mark O’Connell, Slate

Building Better Homes in Indian Country – Nate Seltenrich, High Country News

The One Book – Dan Zadra and Kobi Yamada

Happiness, Health and Aging – Lauren Kessler, Counter Clockwise


Hopeful Weekend Links

Photo: Hans Pama

Photo: Hans Pama

Sitting Is the New Smoking: Why Walking Is the “Secret Sauce” for Better Health and Happier Communities – Jay Walljasper, YES! Magazine

Meditation transforms roughest San Francisco schools – David L. Kirp, SFGate

Healthy at Home with Dr. Low Dog – Dr. Andrew Weil

My Philosophy for a Happy Life – Sam Berns, TEDx

Russian Mother Takes Magical Photos of Her Two Kids with Animals on a Farm – Bored Panda

How Homeschoolers Stack Up (Hint: Really, Really Well) – Kelly McCartney, Shareable