Heather Baird

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9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

Resources for the bibliotherapy requested daily from children's booksellers.

I found the most amazing book in the PGW display at my fall regional show (I’m a member of the House of Heartland; we wear TWO scarves, because it’s …

Books

How to Make Caramel Sauce That You'll Want to Put on Everything

By Claire Saffitz<p>This smooth, salty caramel sauce will make your holidays extra sweet.<p>We can all agree that sauce makes just about every savory food better, and the same most definitely goes for dessert. Enter homemade caramel sauce, an irresistibly delicious substance able to improve everything …

Dessert

Children's Book Review: Snow Scene by Richard Jackson, illus. by Laura Vaccaro Seeger. Roaring Brook/Porter, $17.99 (40p) ISBN 978-1-62672-680-2

Snow Scene<p>Richard Jackson, illus. by Laura Vaccaro Seeger. Roaring Brook/Porter, $17.99 (40p) ISBN 978-1-62672-680-2<p>More By and About This …

Books

Best Ever Chocolate Buttermilk Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease or line 2 – 9” baking pans and set aside.<p>2<p>Done<p>Whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and …

31 Halloween ideas for kids to play, make, eat, and watch

Cheap costumes? Cool pumpkins? Get online inspiration for learning, doing, and having fun — in only a few clicks<p>Halloween is one of our favorite times of year because families can have so much fun together with -- and without -- media. From spooky movies, music, and games to fun crafts, snacks, and …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

Activity: Practicing process praise, Growth Mindset for Parents

Statement<p>Yes<p>No<p>"It looks like that was too easy. Let's give you something a bit more challenging." Correct! This indicates that learning and being …

Want Your Kids to Succeed in School and Life? Science Says to Instill This 1 Thing Above All Else | Inc.com

When Angela Lee Duckworth was a young teacher in New York, she became obsessed with something seemingly simple yet remarkably hard to predict: why did some students "succeed" (learn the material and perform well), while others didn't? Why did certain smart kids fail to learn hard concepts, while …

Self-improvement

8 Graphic Novels Tween Girls Can’t Get Enough Of

Graphic novels are like chocolate to my kids — tasty treats they can’t get enough of. My oldest daughter read <i>Rapunzel’s Revenge</i> more times than she …

20 Ways to Decorate Your Entire Home With Twinkle Lights

Glow and behold, a bevy of fresh new ideas for every room.<p>Glow and behold, a bevy of fresh new ideas for every room.