Delightfully Weird Holiday Traditions Around the Globe
Flaming straw goats, spying elves, pooping nativity figurines...these are just some of the strange and delightful Christmas traditions happening...
You’d Better Watch Out: Holiday Horrors and Truly Terrifying Traditions from Around the Globe
In the United States, children who look forward to Christmas presents under the tree in December have to be good all year long, or else they’ll...
How to Make your Holiday Medieval and Bright with Pomanders
Now we know that pomander balls aren’t much good against the plague, but they’re still fun and easy to put together. Plus, they make cheerful...
Ecuadorian Farmers Spin Alpaca Wool Into Gold
Indigenous communities in the Ecuadorian Andes are reviving ancestral fiber arts with alpaca wool to escape the cycle of poverty and protect the...
This History of Humanity's Deadliest Predator Delivers Swarms of Fascinating Facts
Nearly half of all humans who have ever lived were killed by mosquitos and the disease they spread. That’s an estimated 52 billion people killed...
Why Giving is Good For Your Health
Generous acts like giving to charity and volunteering have positive effects on your overall physical and mental well-being.
12 Unique Holiday Feasts Around the World
This time of the year, much of the world is finding something worth celebrating — and when people celebrate, they tend to do it with food. Here...
A Sneak Peek at our Latest Trip to Nepal
Candids and outtakes from Heifer International's trip to Nepal in October 2019
Mommy Shaming Through the Millennia: The Controversial Origins of Bottle Feeding
A recent archaeological discovery proves we have more in common with prehistoric parents than we thought.
A Person is a Person: Books to Teach Empathy and Kindess
Book recommendations to help young readers identify and empathize with others, celebrate differences and deal with big feelings.