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Seven Body Language Mistakes You Won't Want to Make In Your Next Interview

A job interview is your best chance to make a good impression on a future boss and team, and while it’s also a time for them to impress you, you want …

If You Want Kale to Taste Good, Treat It Like Pasta

Have you ever tried treating kale, collards, and other leafy greens like pasta when you cook them? Yes, I know. Sounds romantic, huh? The culinary technique is called <i>blanching</i>, and it will completely transform your tough, fibrous, bitter greens into something sweet, tender, and totally worth …

Food

The Best Age-Erasing Retinol Creams for Dry Winter Skin

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.</i><p>When it comes to keeping skin looking young, no beauty ingredient does the job like retinol. The vitamin A …

Skin Care

Skillet Baked Ziti | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Simple Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Ultimate Banana Bread Recipe | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Why My Child Is Better Off Than Your Child

Erika Christakis's new book, 'The Importance of Being Little,' advises parents to take a lifestyle I'm already living.<p>My 8-year-old son entered kindergarten at the ripe old age of 4 and 3 months. That's a bit early, for US standards. We'd consider that pre-school age in the US, but it's when …

Kids

The Dirty Twixter Bars

This dessert is a hybrid of my two favourite chocolate bars, Twix and Skor. These are sinfully rich bars that showcase our shortbread, a dulce de …

5 Products To Help You Beat Chicken Skin

Have you ever rubbed your elbow and it felt like you were brushing your hand against sandpaper? Or what about the spots on the back of your thighs …

Skin Care

Kim Kardashian's Robbers Weren't Looking for Jewelry When They Broke In

Her concierge reveals even more gritty details about the attack.<p>It’s been almost a month since Kim Kardashian West was held at gunpoint and robbed in Paris, and her hotel concierge (who goes by Abdulrahman) is giving his account of the incident.<p>Abdulrahman tells <i>Entertainment Tonight</i> that he was …

Jewels

These Are The Labor Day Beauty Sales You Can't Miss

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Labor Day was originally established to show the "strength and esprit de corps of the trade and labor …

Beauty

24 Life-Changing Parenting Products Sold On Amazon

Because shopping online sure beats having to put on pants.

7 TEDTalks to guide you from pregnancy to parenthood

Admit it, the last time you attended class was in a lecture hall — decades ago. But you’re so not done with that whole learning thing, and if you’re like many of us, you’re yearning for a little intellectual stimulation between the diaper changes and late-night feedings. Of course, nothing can …

Algarve Portugal Honeymoon Ideas

There are a few places in Europe known for their beaches, and then there are those whose sandy shorelines are a little more unexpected. Portugal, though obviously a coastal country, is for some reason not the first destination that comes to mind for a beach honeymoon. The French Riviera, Ibiza, …

The Preschool Years: What We Should Be Teaching In Early Childhood

The Preschool Years: What We Should Be Teaching In Early Childhood<p>Updated on April 29, 2016<p>There are so many different theories regarding early …

Pedagogy

What to Ask When Looking for a Preschool: 5 Critical Questions That Need to Get Answered

What to Ask When Looking for a Preschool: 5 Critical Questions That Need to Get Answered<p>Updated on April 8, 2018<p>Look for a Learn by Doing Approach …

Education

50 Characteristics of a High-Quality Preschool That Moms and Dads Need to Know

50 Characteristics of a High-Quality Preschool That Moms and Dads Need to Know<p>Updated on March 26, 2018<p>Developmentally Appropriate Practices Are …

Teaching

Apple's intensely moving film about a teen with autism

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>He was "that kid."<p>That's how Dillan Barmache's therapist and communication partner Deborah Spengler describes their first meeting.<p>In her field, he was that kid who was "the most challenged."<p>In a film …

Autism

10 books that will change the way you live your life

Whether the focus is getting out of bed as soon as the alarm goes off, getting a creative project off the ground, kicking procrastination forever, or figuring out — hallelujah! — what to do for a career, we're all works in progress.<p>But finding the path that'll get us there is a torturous, tender, …

Books

How to Beat Anxiety Naturally

Anxiety disorders affect nearly 40 million Americans each year[1], and almost everyone deals with anxiety at one point or another. But the negative …

Seeing the Spectrum

A new history of autism.<p>The world is unpredictable and disorderly. Sometimes your train is late; sometimes it rains when it’s not supposed to; the drugstore doesn’t have the brand of dental floss you like. Boundaries are violated and rules are ignored. The green spinach on your plate touches the …

Autism

Mindfulness in the Treatment of Self-Destructive Behavior

If you struggle with self-destructive or dysregulated behavior, you have probably tried to stop engaging in this behavior many times.<p>However, despite …

9 Genius Charts That Let You Skip Cooking Math

Cooking shouldn’t be rocket science -- but when you’re faced with complicated recipes, ingredient substitutions or party-sized portions, it can feel like memorization and math skills stand between you and your best meal yet.<p>We’ve partnered with Campbell’s to bring you calculatingly fun new cooking …

Your Brain Can Be Trained to Self-Regulate Negative Thinking

In recent years, scientists have identified specific brain regions involved in the process of emotional regulation. The latest research shows that …

Autism: Can other candidates match Hillary Clinton's plan?

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Tuesday, Hillary Clinton released the most detailed policy document on autism in U.S. presidential election history.<p>While other candidates have spoken about autism from time to time, both in this election cycle and in previous years, we've never seen anything so informed and friendly to …

Praxis and Autism: Bridging the gap between intention and action - Hussman Institute for Autism

Eric, Xixi, and Sarah play Uno at the Hussman Institute.<p>People with autism may know exactly what they want to say, but may be unable to say it. They …

Autism

Seed Stitch Beanie

Crochet this simple and beautiful "Seed Stitch Beanie" by alternating single and double crochets! Free pattern & tutorial avilable!

The Number One Neuroscience Game-Changing Tool All Leaders Need For The New Year

Who do you work with that just drives you bonkers? Do you wish there was a way to wave a magic wand and instantly remove the immediate irritation, angst and frustration you associate with them?<p>While I don’t have a magic wand, thanks to neuroscience, I do have a practical tool that you can start …

Self-help