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Consider the real benefits of slowing down your hectic mornings with a walk to school

This post is republished from the Coalition for Transportation Choices (CTC). The CTC calls for a 21st century transportation system that enhances our economy and provides all Rhode Islanders with healthy transportation choices. Grow Smart RI is a member of the Coalition. School has started and mornings are once again more rushed. It’s probably hard […]

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Providence Children’s Museum: “Where Do the Children Play?” Screening and Discussion

GrowSmartRI’s Scott Wolf featured on panel discussion tonight about children’s play. Documentary and Discussion Ask ‘Where Do the Children Play?’ Children’s Museum Presents Film Screenings About Outdoor Play Providence Children’s Museum is presenting two free public screenings of “Where Do the Children Play?” The provocative documentary film examines an issue of growing concern among pediatricians, […]

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ProJo Editorial: The obesity challenge

Photo (cc) Elizabeth/Table4Five An editorial in Friday’s Providence Journal looks at First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move initiative and the crisis of childhood obesity. Let’s Move seeks to reduce childhood obesity rates (about one in three children are considered obese today). These obesity rates contribute to a rise in illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes, […]

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