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Taste Beyond The Tongue

This Smiling Siberian Husky Will Put An End To All Your Woes

Don't you just want to give him a big hug?!<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

Siberian Husky

Trump: 'I Never Realized How Big It Was'

An interview with the Associated Press shows President Trump slowly coming to terms with the size of the government he now runs, and the challenges he must tackle.<p>Every president faces a steep learning curve when he enters the presidency. There is, as John F. Kennedy reportedly said, no school for …

2-Year-Old Wins the Internet With Awesome Response to Cashier Who Questioned Her Choice of Doll

All hail little Sophia, who totally gets that people are more alike than different.<p>A 2-year-old girl named Sophia has proven that sometimes, even really little kids are far smarter than adults. And more socially aware.<p>Her parents, Nick and Brandi Benner, took little Sophia to a local Target store …

America has never seen a party less caring than 21st-century Republicans

Last week I was taking an Uber (I know, I’m sorry, it was a necessity) across an unfamiliar town when the driver, whom I’ll call Randy, started telling me about this cool dude named Jesus. Randy’s big opener, earlier in the ride, was to gesture at a homeless man panhandling by the side of the road …

Health Care

What To Do When Mistakes Make You Quake: A Kid's Guide to Accepting Imperfection

Everyone makes mistakes, but for some kids, the possibility of not being perfect sends fears into overdrive, setting off critical thoughts and even …

For Kids

Bittersweet Photo Shows Unbreakable Bond Between Boy and Baby Brother Suffering From Cancer

This big brother comforting his little brother, who has been diagnosed with a malignant tumor, is a bittersweet example of the unbreakable bond between siblings.<p>There is no denying the immediate bond between siblings. My daughters are so fiercely connected that it could just about break my heart, …

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life | Inc.com

If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes of others and spare yourself some of the grief.<p>Here are 12 important career lessons that …

Self-improvement

How to Treat Teachers, According to Teachers

Put your goddamn phone down, for one.<p>Teaching is largely a thankless job. The pay is low, the work never ends, and students and parents can sometimes lack respect—a real shame given the colossal scope and importance of the task at hand. Things only seem to be getting harder. Some teachers believe …

10 Things I’ve Let Go and How This Has Set Me Free

<b>“I do not fix problems. I fix my thinking. Then problems fix themselves.”</b> <i>~</i> <b>Louise Hay</b><p>Looking back on my life, I came to understand that perfection was …

Poem: "I Knew I Wasn't Poor" By Jan Beatty

I knew I wasn’t poor,<br>because I had a choice:<br>buy tampons or birth control pills.<br>I shoplifted.<br>When I opened the oven door,<br>splitting the closet-sized kitchen in half,<br>my only plan was heat.<br>The ice smooth on the inside of the windows,<br>the no money to pay the bill.<br>I knew I wasn’t poor,<br>because I could …

Menstruation

Mom's Heartbreaking Photo Shows the Reality of Childhood Cancer

Texas Mom Jessica Medinger shared a poignant image of her son Drake battling cancer, and now her followers want to help.<p>There's little more devastating as a parent then the thought of hopelessly standing by and watching your child battle cancer. One mom has encapsulated her heartbreaking struggle …

Could Your Relationships Use Some Work? Here's How to Love Better

<i>This article originally appeared in the February 2017 issue of Latina Magazine.</i><p>If your relationships could use some work, It’s time to take an honest look at your Issues and learn the best ways to have happier, healthier, more loving bonds with everyone in your life — from your <i>hermana</i> to your …

A mathematician has created a teaching method that’s proving there’s no such thing as a bad math student

Math is a notoriously hard subject for many kids and adults. There is a gender gap, a race gap, and just generally bad performance in many countries.<p>John Mighton, a Canadian playwright, author, and math tutor who struggled with math himself, has designed a teaching program that has some of the …

Education

Like many relationship stories, the history of St. Valentine is full of torture and pain

Valentine’s Day may be beloved by romance-flushed individuals keen to express their passion, and by retailers for the massive windfalls of cash it generates ($18.2 billion in the US this year) in cards, toy bears, and items adorned with hearts, but for others—the single among us, for example—it’s a …

Relationships

You Have to Read This Mom's Post About How We Raise Boys

After being accused of "babying" her 8-year-old son, this mom wrote a now-viral post about the importance of encouraging our boys to show emotion.<p>I was watching my 11-year-old's basketball game over the weekend when one of the boys on the opposite team tripped on the court and fell smack on his …

Mom Creates Hilariously Honest Guide To Cleaning

Take that, Pinterest.<p>Fed up with unrealistic “clean house” guides on Pinterest, a Utah mom of three created one that more accurately reflects parents’ housekeeping struggles.<p>Blogger Meredith Ethington posted “A Real Mom’s Guide To A Clean House” ― a foolproof cleaning method that involves steps …

Parenting

After Mentally Ill Son Throws Computer at His Teacher, Mom Reaches Out to Families with Disabilities…

Image Credit: Tammy Nyden, used with permission<p>Tammy Nyden has spent years standing as an ambassador for her son.<p>According to the Washington Post, …

Mental Health

18 Proud Mothers Of Sons On The Best Part Of Being A 'Boy Mom'

Besides, you know, pee being everywhere.<p>There’s something extra special about the bond between mother and son. “Boy mom” is a label we moms wear like a badge of pride. It’s not that boys are inherently different than girls, but our relationships with them are marked by a fierce love and loyalty …

Parenting

People who swear more may be more honest? Get the F*ck out of here

If you’re one of those people who can’t stop swearing, I have some great f*cking news and some bad f*cking news.<p>The good news first: A study …

The Pussyhat Is an Imperfect, Powerful Feminist Symbol That Thousands Will Be Wearing This Weekend in DC

The women behind the controversial cat-eared phenomenon explain their thinking.<p>The weather is supposed to be unusually warm in Washington, D.C. this weekend, but over 60,000 women are expected to show up there in knitted "pussy power" hats, anyway.<p>Festooned in cat ears and crafted from hot pink …

My son Felix was bullied to death - I'm now helping others suffering like him. Here's how you can help too...

Sharing the story of how my son Felix took his own life at the age of 17 before Christmas was undeniably tough. The day the article came out in a December edition of the Daily Telegraph I had to take myself off alone to read and process it. So did my husband Ratan and our other two children. We …

4 easy ways to improve your mental health this year

Psychologist Dr Linda Papadopoulos shares her tips<p>When it comes to taking care of ourselves, most of the focus is on our physical rather than mental …

Thousands Are Knitting 'Pussy Hats' For The Women's March On Washington

Meow.<p>Hundreds of thousands of protestors are expected to flood Washington D.C. on January 21, 2017 to take part in the Women’s March on Washington, the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration.<p>And thanks to a knitting project that has gone viral, thousands of them will be wearing bright pink and …

Knitting

Blessing your children: It’s not just for sneezes

Blessings are not magic, but they are deeply powerful generators and sustainers of faith.<p>“God bless you!” During the Christmas break, when colds and …

This DIY Salt Scrub Will Make Skin Glow in the Dead of Winter

Sugar scrubs get a lot of love in the beauty world (and stamps of approval from our editors), but there's another food-based ingredient that works just as hard to exfoliate: salt. So we've whipped up a DIY salt scrub to try this winter when, you know, your skin is flaky, dry, irritated, and you'll …

Skin Care

How to Make Sophia Loren's Tiramisu

We'd expect nothing less from our favorite Italian actress.<p>With multiple cookbooks to her name, Sophia Loren has secured a reputation as an expert home cook in addition to her legacy as an actress and international sex symbol. One of her best dishes? Tiramisu.<p>In <i>Recipes and Memories</i>, a …