Angela Jones

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How School Systems Create *That* Parent for Children in Special Education

Demanding. Annoying. Angry. Unrealistic. Unreasonable. Every teacher, principal, and school district administrator knows *that* parent. In special education, there are much greater numbers of *that* parent, and I'm sure school systems feel irritated and challenged by the threats of law suits and …

Teen’s Rant Against Obama’s Ahmed Mohamed Invite Goes Viral

A Georgia teen’s YouTube video went viral because of his impassioned rant against <b>President Obama</b> for inviting <b>Ahmed Mohamed</b> to the White House.<p>After …

In north-west Pakistan, big cats are more feared than global terrorists

‘Man-eating leopards’ have been reported around Abbottabad – Osama bin Laden’s last redoubt – as wildlife officials struggle to reassure public<p>Osama bin Laden hid out here for months, if not years. But in the hills surrounding Abbottabad in north-western Pakistan, residents say they face a far …

Gluten-Free Breakfast Ideas

We've been told time and time again: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Still, being on a gluten-free diet requires you to pass on the usual pancakes and breakfast pastries. Instead start your day with one of these tasty alternatives.<p>We begin by offering a hearty ham-and-cheese quiche …

Test your skills on this mind-bending riddle that only 2% of the world can solve

It's also sometimes attributed to Lewis Carrol, although there's no evidence that either of them actually wrote it.<p>Either way, it's fiendishly clever and is popularly called "Einstein's riddle." It's rumored that only 2% of the world can solve it.<p>See if you can figure it out:<p>There are five houses …

Quinoa Chocolate Cake

You can probably think of lots of words to describe chocolate cake, but I’m guessing ‘healthy’ isn’t one of them. Prepare to be amazed by this …

Jewels of Allah: The Untold Stories of Women In Iran

<i>"It is difficult to find many bright spots in the lives of Persian women. ... Their liberty of movement, of action, and of speech is curtailed. ... In the prevailing social condition ... they could not do anything unless [they were] helped by men. ... But some of the women maintain, and I agree</i> …

Infographic reveals the damaging effects of helicopter parenting

<b>It may seem like love at the time, but parents who overdo it can create lasting problems for their precious little ones.</b><p>Parents, it’s time to give …

How to Keep Home Maintenance Costs Under $300 a Year

Cringe at the thought of major repairs to your home? It’s the little preventative maintenance things you do throughout the year that’ll keep big …

A Parent's Advice for a New Year Teacher (or Any Teacher)

Dear Teacher,<p>This past week I had the stressful experience of starting three kids at three new schools. In one situation, all the parents were expecting to have a teacher adored by the community, but instead discovered over the summer our children would be with a first year teacher. I admit this …

Your Definitive Guide to Pooping

The facts about feces you never knew you needed<p>Some might deny it, your S.O. might refuse to believe it, and your girlfriends might only talk about it after a few glasses (or bottles) of wine—but everyone poops. "Pooping might be taboo because of the smells and sounds associated with it," says …

5 Reasons Why People Who Cry A Lot Are Mentally Strong

Unfortunately, not all emotions are created equal.<p>The most widely accepted emotion, happiness, is a sign of confidence, security, and success, among …

The 8 Best Bedtime Snacks for Weight Loss

Food that helps you sleep like a baby...without making you bloated in the a.m.<p>When it comes to snacking within an hour or two of your bedtime, there's a few things to consider: First, research does link late-night calories to the potential for weight gain. One study found that eating right before …

Marc Lewis: the neuroscientist who believes addiction is not a disease

Lewis, famous for detailing his own years of drug addiction in a book, divides the medical profession by arguing it is a behavioural problem, not a medical affliction<p>For decades the medical profession has largely treated addiction as as a chronic brain disease. The US government’s National …

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15 Questions To Ask Your Kids To Help Them Have Good Mindsets

As a loving parent, it is important to instill in your kids the right mindset and attitude. Both determine how your child interprets the world. And …

Top 10 Most Beautiful Caribbean Beaches

Shoal Bay, Anguilla<p>Once a secret hideaway, Anguilla has come into its own as a Caribbean hot spot for Hollywood starlets and honeymooners alike. …

10 Plants to Grow for a Pest-Proof Yard

<i>—Anja Sonnenberg</i><p>It’s inevitable—just as you sit down to enjoy a quiet moment in the garden, the irritating buzz of an insect approaches. Your hopes …

8 Awesome Salads to Bring to a BBQ

Don't know what to bring to that Memorial Day BBQ? These crowd-pleasing salads have been tested and perfected, and are bound to be the most talked-about dishes at the party.<p><b>1. Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Perfect for a summer BBQ, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead …

The Best Fat-Burning Foods

Whether it’s turning off fat genes, revving your metabolism and ability to burn fat, or helping you feel fuller longer and consume fewer calories, …

Just 5 Minutes of Running a Day Can Change Your Life

Do you want to run? Indeed, only for 10 minutes on end? Well, keep it up, in light of the fact that for any kind of runner (from the most …

7 Fat Burning Exercises You Can Do At Home For Weight Loss

With only seven exercises you can do a complete, at home, fat burning workout. And no, you don't need a big, lunky piece of cardio equipment to do …

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7 Awesome Ways to Use a Foam Roller

Knock out muscle pain with the foam roller.<p>Aching muscles can last for days, so speed up your recovery by rolling them out. These seven exercises from <i>Shape-Up Shortcuts</i> only take 10 to 15 minutes. Grab a foam roller—like the LuxFit Premium High Density Foam Roller—and do them after a workout, …

19 Ridiculously Easy Mugs Of Overnight Oats

For people who don't have time to make breakfast in the morning. So, like, everyone.<p>Overnight oats are similar to oatmeal except thicker, fluffier, and served cold. You make them by soaking raw rolled oats in liquid — usually milk or soy milk — overnight in the fridge. A basic recipe for overnight …

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Why Criticizing Others Is a Lot More Harmful Than You Think

Have you ever noticed how some people don't think twice before criticizing someone else? Or how their tolerance level for ideas that are different from their own is practically non-existent, making them argumentative and easily angered? Well, the truth is, there will always be differences between …

Bully-Proof Your Child: How to Deal With Bullies

Mean kids aren't just a middle-school problem. The trouble has trickled to the youngest grades. Learn how to spot it—and how to protect your child.<p>Not long ago, the idea that a preschooler could be a bully seemed crazy to me. But my outlook changed when my son Nicky was 4. A bruiser of a boy in his …

Android Lost helps you recover your lost phone or wipe data from it

Android Lost is an easy to use app which allows you to find your phone or to remove sensitive data from it in order to prevent it from falling into the wrong hands.<p>The app is easy to use, and the web interface provides a lot of useful features, without much of a learning process necessary. Of …