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Am I The Only Teacher Who Didn’t Know About “BookTubers”?

The New York Times today has a very lengthy article headlined Meet the YouTube Stars Turning Viewers Into Readers.<p>It’s about an apparently huge …

High School

6 Ways to Turn Your Kids Into Geniuses

Family Field Guide<p>Kids are curious and imaginative, and they like being challenged—just like any average genius. Nurturing these qualities will keep kids’ genius juices flowing—even beyond childhood. So get children into brainiac-mode by challenging them with these Nat Geo Kids’ activities that …

Creativity

15 Winnie-the-Pooh Quotes Parents Should Revisit

"I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost."<p>This Friday, <i>Christopher Robin</i> comes to theaters, with the live-action …

Winnie-the-Pooh

Crying 'Pedophile' Is the Oldest Propaganda Trick in the Book

Almost a year ago, a woman accused Tom Hanks of sexually abusing her as a child and began posting reconstructed memories on Twitter. The accounts are …

Tom Hanks

The Black Panthers still in prison: after 46 years, will they ever be set free?

It’s like the atmosphere is pressing down on me, closing in all around me Albert Woodfox on solitary confinement<p>The idea that black men armed and prepared can fight for the rights of black people was exciting, intriguing Jalil Muntaqim on joining the Panthers at 15<p>Antoinette Russell vividly recalls …

Black Panther

I Try Hundreds of Skincare Products a Month—These Are 19 I Always Recommend

With great power comes great responsibility, right? So while it's a veritable dream come true to get sent every new skincare product launch (I'm like …

Skin Care

Best ‘brainy’ books of this decade

1. Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race<br>Reni Eddo-Lodge<p>In recent years, we’ve read excellent nonfiction on race in the US, courtesy of writers such as Ta-Nehisi Coates, Claudia Rankine and Jesmyn Ward. Reni Eddo-Lodge’s superbly accessible book was a great addition to the British …

Books

Motherhood Is Having a Moment—but I'm Not Loving It as Much as You'd Think

Last week, a friend sent me video clip of a model breastfeeding her baby on the runway at a <i>Sports Illustrated</i> fashion show. The subject line said, simply, “Thoughts?”<p>My response: “Motherhood has officially jumped the shark.”<p>First, let me share some basic biographical information before I risk …

Parenting

These 15 Women Rejected 19th-Century Victorian Ideals. See How They Rocked Their Age

Victoria Claflin Woodhull was many things: a stockbroker, a traveling medical clairvoyant and a suffragette. In April 1870, she added United States …

African-American News

Handling Disrespect with Positive Parenting

Feeling disrespected is a big trigger for many parents, and too often, we respond with disrespect of our own. Sometimes in the middle of a power …

Parenting

The best kids' books, age-by-age

Head to your local library and check out some of our favorite kid titles. These mom-tested books are guaranteed to please your budding bookworm!<p><b>Baby</b><i><br>The Going-To-Bed Book</i> by Sandra Boynton<i><br>Good Night Moon</i> by Margaret Wise Brown<i><br>Dear Zoo</i> by Rod Campbell<i><br>The Very Hungry Caterpillar</i> by Eric</i> …

Kids

Seven Tips for Practicing Positive Discipline . Talking With Kids . PBS Parents | PBS

<b>Understand the meaning behind the behavior.</b> Naomi Aldort, the author of "Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves," says that children want to behave …

The Ultimate Beach Read Bucket List

We're passionate about beach reads. Or, more specifically, we're passionate about the act of reading on the beach. The act symbolizes a pause from …

Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

Childhood — and parenting — have radically changed in the past few decades, to the point where far more children today struggle to manage their behavior.<p>That's the argument Katherine Reynolds Lewis makes in her new parenting book, <i>The Good News About Bad Behavior.</i><p><i>"</i>We face a crisis of …

Parenting

The Overprotected American Child

A few weeks ago I left my 9-year-old daughter home alone for the first time. It did not go as planned.<p>That’s because I had no plan. My daughter was sick. My husband was out of town. And I needed to head to the drugstore—a five-minute walk away—to get some medicine for her. So I made sure my …

Parenting

Lorena Bobbitt was a late-night punchline. She's finally getting her due.

On June 23, 1993, a Virginia manicurist named Lorena Bobbitt cut off her husband’s penis with a 12-inch knife. The incident inspired a national media circus: tabloid headlines, late-night gags, “Saturday Night Live” sketches, T-shirts saying “Love Hurts,” a made-for-TV musical, the third verse of a …

Domestic Violence

Genius Strategies for Raising Kids Who Are Smart About Money—Starting at Age 4

Preschoolers & Early Elementary Kids (7 and Under)<p>The foundation of money habits is formed very early, as young as age 5, according to research from …

Makeup Tips for Beginners: Eyeshadow Placement & Eye Makeup Diagram

<i>Parts of the Eye for Applying Makeup</i>Lid, crease, transition, outer v, waterline–what? If that terminology makes your head spin, then you’ve come to …

A Lost Secret: How To Get Kids To Pay Attention

Fifteen years ago, psychologists Barbara Rogoff and Maricela Correa-Chavez ran a simple experiment. They wanted to see how well kids pay attention — even if they don't have to.<p>They would bring two kids, between the ages 5 to 11, into a room and have them sit at two tables.<p>Then they had a research …

Parenting

You cannot be 'well read' without reading women | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Lauren Groff did something brilliantly subversive last week. In her New York Times By the Book Q&A – an interview in which authors are asked such questions as “What’s the last great book you read?” and “What book by somebody else do you wish you had written?” – she named only women authors. You may …

What Are the Best Shorts for Women?

Shorts are polarizing. Yes, they’re a summer staple. But no, not everyone thinks they look good in them. Fear of camel toe and constant wedgies …

The word ‘empowerment’ has literally lost all meaning

Last Halloween, I went as the terrifying ghoul of global capitalism exploiting the labour of poor women to cheaply sell us empowerment. In other words, I wore a made in Bangladesh t-shirt printed with the slogan EMPOWER WOMEN that cost me £2 from a high street retailer, some symbolic chain …

How to Respond When Someone Says, 'I Don't See Color'—and Six Other Cringe-Worthy Remarks

<i>Franchesca Ramsey is an actress and comedian, best known for her YouTube channel, Chescaleigh, and for hosting MTV's Decoded. In this exclusive excerpt from her upcoming book,</i> Well, that Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist, <i>she shares her best comebacks for observations</i> …

Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy by Serhii Plokhy review – Europe nearly became uninhabitable

Chernobyl helped to transform the slow-burn of Soviet environmental protests into an explosive form of eco-nationalism<p>These days, European travel agencies offer trips to Chernobyl for as little as €500. Tourists are promised safety, comfort and the ghoulish thrill of visiting the site where, at …

Chernobyl

‘Ride-Or-Die’ Mentality Is Killing Black Women

When I was a young girl, I fell head-first into a sexy, sometimes one-sided but always thrilling love affair with hip-hop. My love for the genre grew a lot deeper when a handsome, young rapper from Queens, New York, came on the scene: Nas.<p>The first song I listened to was “One Love” from Nas’ debut …

Rosie the Riveter isn’t a universal icon: “That was a white woman’s story”

<b>Betty Reid Soskin</b><p>“It simply had nothing to say to me,” says WW II Home Front park ranger Betty Reid Soskin<p>Lauren Schiller<p>March 29, 2018 8:52pm (UTC)<p>Betty Reid Soskin helped to plan the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical park, but it wasn’t until she became a Park Ranger …

National Parks

These Are the Women of Color Who Fought Both Sexism and the Racism of White Feminists

<i>For Women’s History Month, Jezebel and</i> <b>The Root</b> <i>are partnering for JezeRoot, a series that focuses on women of color, domestic workers and sex …

Say Her Name: Marielle Franco, a Brazilian Politician Who Fought for Women and the Poor, Was Killed. Her Death Sparked Protests Across Brazil

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>This story has been updated.</i><p>Marielle Franco, 38, a black politician from Rio de Janeiro, died fighting for the rights of women and …

How Native American Slaveholders Complicate the Trail of Tears Narrative

When you think of the Trail of Tears, you likely imagine a long procession of suffering Cherokee Indians forced westward by a villainous Andrew …

Black History

The Boys Are Not All Right

I used to have this one-liner: “If you want to emasculate a guy friend, when you’re at a restaurant, ask him everything that he’s going to order, and then when the waitress comes … order for him.” It’s funny because it shouldn’t be that easy to rob a man of his masculinity — but it is.<p>Last week, 17 …