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For most kids, this is a great time to be alive. Children have more opportunity than at any time in history. Global economic development is at an all-time high. Life expectancy is up. Infant mortality down. Worldwide literacy is up. Though there are still many pockets...

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Hi there, my name is Alexandra Bacchus. I’ve been working at Know Yourself for two consecutive summers–their very first college intern! Apart from that, I’m in my junior year at Wesleyan University where I study economics, government, philosophy, and history. Learning...

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Annually observed on February 20th, the United Nations’ World Social Justice Day encourages people from all walks of life to examine the various forms of inequity and exploitation that continue to plague our planet, and recommit to working towards their eradication....

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Self-esteem and Self Literacy go together like peanut butter and jelly! What isn’t such a great combination? Children and diet culture. Body-positive advocate Jes Baker, author of Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls (Seal Press) and internationally recognized blogger at...

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Loving your body begins with knowing how it functions. In honor of National Heart Month, Valentine’s Day, and the release of our third Dr. Bonyfide Workbook: Bones of the Rib Cage and Spine, we’re encouraging kids not only to know themselves, but to love themselves...

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If you made it this far into winter without hearing the words “I’m bored,” give yourself a pat on the back! And if you haven’t, don’t fret. Getting through cold and dreary days can be a struggle, especially with kids. It’s tempting...

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Today we’re looking back on our company launch at Impact HUB Oakland. We can’t believe it’s been almost two whole months! Wild! What an inspiring outpouring of love as we made our company debut and introduced the community to our Adventure Series and...
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New Year’s resolutions are for dreaming big about improving ourselves and our lives. Resolutions don’t always make it past the end of January, and that’s okay — it’s just as important to make small, meaningful commitments. If you’re...

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I grew up on Doctor Who, Quantum Leap, and a whole bunch of TV shows, movies, and comics about time travel. I loved the freedom of the genre and its ability to visit important historical events while also revealing character personalities, aims, and objectives...

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A PBC is a for-profit institution that provides some sort of benefit to the environment or public. Because it does not operate as a non-profit, shareholders can still profit — but because of their altruistic side...

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Teaching my girls how the body works seemed like an easy task to take on, but when I looked around for materials to support my kids’ curiosity around their inner workings...

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