Down syndrome – a sibling’s perspective

After having seven children, the Weeber parents decided to become foster parents. Thus their loving, protective family accommodated three children with Down syndrome. Now, from a sibling’s perspective, we get an insight into what children with Down syndrome are like.Written by Dorottya Kolbl-Weeber. Continue reading

Competitive sports for the youth, and chhosing the right sport for them

Exercise is a natural need for a child. Later though, one must consciously work to maintain this need. After all, exercise greatly determines our physical, mental, and spiritual health. Continue reading

Music and dance belongs to everyone – or what a dance class is like at the Institute for the Blind

Unique to the country, the National Institute for the Blind deals with children and young people with serious visual impairments. Among other things, they provide school, housing, and rehabilitation services to those in need, including activities aimed at preserving physical condition. Continue reading

PickItUp! – Well, we did

All the litter people throw away tend to accumulate in various places. Sooner or later they end up in rivers, the water drives them for miles, then wash them into the reeds or wash them ashore (and if it doesn’t, they continue to the ocean). Continue reading

A list

about what we can do at home to protect the environment

If we have the will, the desire to contribute to the protection of nature and the built environment around us, we have to start small. Continue reading

Misconceptions series – 2.

With this series we’ll try to demolish the wall of misconceptions which separates people from the truth. Articles of the series will cover internationally relevant topics. The second part deals with biodegradable plastics (read the first part here). Written by Noémi Szabó.

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Experiences and impressions – Green Civil National Meeting

Between 31st May and 2nd June we represented abitbetter.eu at the Green Civilian National Meeting (Zöld Civil Országos Találkozó). You can read our accounts of the event below. Written by Noémi Szabó.

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Bátor Tábor – the place that changed my life

I used big words in the title, but it’s not all just about hyperbole, I really feel that the camp has made me a new, better person. So, what did I get during the few years of volunteering at Bátor Tábor? Continue reading

Misconceptions series – 1.

With this series we’ll try to demolish the wall of misconceptions which separates people from the truth. Articles of the series will cover internationally relevant topics. First, we’ll take a look at deforestation and the palm oil industry. Written by Noémi Szabó.

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To care for caring – part 2

This is the second article in a three-part series (you can read the first one here). As mentioned before, this series has been created to remind everyone about the basic human practice of paying attention to each other. Continue reading

Can we become book junkies? – including book reviews

I might not know the answer to the question in the title (even if nowadays it’s becoming ever more popular to be addicted to something – anything), but I’m certain that we, the authors of the website, like reading very much. Continue reading

Modern cloth diapers, as I see them

I’ve been postponing writing this article for some time now. In addition to having a squirming 10 month old baby boy, the truth is that I’ve been wondering a lot about how to formulate in a way that will not make it seem like an infatuated campaign for washies, but still demonstrate why I like using modern cloth diapers so much.Written by Mónika Markotán. Continue reading

Environmental education in kindergarten – from a teacher’s point of view

Environmental education is not only important for the protection of the natural environment, it also greatly contributes to the development of a child’ personality. Practical experience forms the basis: a child protects and takes care of what he/she has learned about. Continue reading

Lifelong exercise – advice for senior training

18,3% of the Hungarian population is 65 or older. This article deals with the healthy lifestyle and physical exercise of this age group. It’s well known that elderly people’s motivation for exercise is generally lower compared to their younger selves. Continue reading

Show me your label, I’ll tell what you are!

In the 21st century of the developed world, it’s inevitable to become members of the consumer society unless we live in a tent at the edge of a forest, withdrawn from the modern world.

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