Beckie Cheung

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No More Maybe

<i>Audio:</i> Gish Jen reads.<p>Since my mother-in-law came to visit America she is quite busy. First, she has to eat many blueberries. Because in China they are expensive! While here they are comparatively cheap. Then she has to breathe the clean air. My husband, Wuji, and I have lived here for five years, …

Washing Machines

5 Easy Recipes To Make For Your Valentine Even If You Suck At Cooking

If you are anything like me, your cooking repertoire consists of, like, three really basic meals. For me, those dishes are pasta, tacos, and stir …

This Super-Simple Orange Cake has a Kooky, Genius Secret Ingredient

For all of us who can't get enough of juicy-sweet citrus season, there is a cake for us. I don't think we could make a brighter, moister, more deliciously-riddled-with-orange cake if we tried.<p>You might be thinking this is one of the genius breed of cakes made with whole citrus boiled for hours to …

Dessert

Toilet training at 2 is normal in U.S. but very late in China and other countries

Are 2-year-olds too young to start toilet training?<p>For many children, yes. Especially boys. At least, that's what American pediatricians would probably say. Only about half of the children in the United States are fully toilet-trained by age 3.<p>Chinese grandmothers would be appalled. They would …

Cord-cutting: I pulled the plug and kept my live sports. Here’s how.

As any fan knows, there are varying and distinct levels of sports allegiance, ones that require varying levels of financial commitment. If checking the standings online every morning is Sports 101, breaking down the pick and roll is Basketball 200. Calling out a nickel defense is Football …

Cord-Cutting

22 Moms Share The Most Surprising Thing About Having A Son

When I found out I was going to have a son, people were quick to tell me what to expect. I was open to everything everyone told me about having a …

Apple Cider Jelly and Panna Cotta Dessert (Ideal for Party)

This apple cider jelly and pannacotta takes sweet, effervescent sparkling apple cider gelatin and mixes it with mellow, creamy pannacotta. It’s what …

Dessert

What to do in Paris in November and December - Paris Tourist Office - Paris tourist office

Experience an extraordinary evening at the Lido de Paris, a legendary cabaret situated on the most beautiful avenue in the world,......<p>The most …

How to Enjoy Paris with Kids for Less

The sights and sounds of Paris are addictive for adults, but the “City of Lights” can be just as alluring for kids. The Eiffel Tower and Mona Lisa …

France

Fun family activities in Paris: cool things to do in Paris also for mum and dad

Paris is a kid-friendly city, with lots of activities designed especially for children. Instead of writing a-no-ther post with an endless list of …

Learning Subtraction Strategies by Talking Through Number Strings

Elementary math specialist Kristin Gray helps her 2nd graders understand different subtraction strategies by identifying and talking through their …

Teaching

First-Week Activities My Math Classes Loved

Michelle Russell's first week back in math class went great. Learn how she launched her classroom communities, thanks to teachers whose activities …

A Parisian’s Guide to Doing Paris with Kids

If the seemingly effortless, gently no-nonsense French approach is the gold standard of parenting, then Florence Mars—who was the president of …

20-Minutes-or-Less Meals

No time to cook after work? Your whole family with be thanking you after you whip up one of these quick and easy meals. Half the wait but just as …

The Ultimate Guide to a Roth IRA for Kids

The Ultimate Guide to a Roth IRA for Kids<p>Updated October 18, 2016<p>We all know that saving for retirement is important.<p>It is also something that is …

8 money mistakes the middle class keeps making

This demographic includes families with incomes two-thirds to double the U.S. median household income - or those earning between $42,000 and $125,000 (with cost-of-living adjustments for expensive metropolitan areas).<p>America's middle class includes teachers, firefighters, and plumbers, but also …

Professional Development: What should it look like?

A few weeks ago Michael Fenton asked on his blog this question:<p><b>Suppose a teacher gets to divide 100% between two categories: teaching ability and</b> …

Screen-free alternatives for sick days

There is nothing wrong with a movie marathon on a sick day. But what if that sick day is going on two, or three, or four? Kids do get sick of screen time. I know, because the unthinkable happened to me this winter: my 4-year-old son had a cold and wanted to turn the television off. We couldn’t …

Living Rooms

A British headmaster’s back-to-school letter to teachers is also brilliant parenting advice

The internet is awash in advice on how to make the school year ahead better for students and parents.<p>One teacher banned homework, to the delight of kids. An anonymous headmaster wrote a missive to parents, reminding them that they play a critical role in shaping their children’s attitudes toward …

5 Pieces of Data Your Leadership Team Should Be Analyzing

Leadership teams spend hours and hours each school year looking at assessment data. Data will help teachers and administrators target individual …

11 Traits Parents of Successful Kids Have in Common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn’t a set recipe …

Free Things to Do in San Francisco

Ever since Levi Strauss opened for business here during the gold rush, San Francisco—with its cable cars, coffeehouses, and counterculture—has been on the cutting edge of cool. From bustling Chinatown to bohemian Haight-Ashbury, the City by the Bay has long been known for its openness and …

San Francisco

10 Habits Of Ultra-Likable Leaders

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant vision can command a reluctant following for a time, but it never lasts. They burn people out before they ever get to see what anyone is truly capable …

Self-improvement

5 Daily Habits of Great Leaders | Inc.com

There are certain personality traits that make it easier to become a great leader, but the fact is that anyone can ascend to that level through commitment and discipline. Only through experience can you start to acquire the key knowledge and characteristics that facilitate leadership, but as long …