Miles Bowman

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How To Speak to a Child About Their Sibling

No parent can really understand their kids' sibling relationships.<p>Siblings don’t choose each other, but siblings do shape each other. They also exist …

Parenting

6 Skills Your Discipline Should be Teaching Your 4-Year-Old

While it's important to make sure your 4-year-old knows some academic skills, like his ABCs, it's even more important to make sure he has other …

Teaching

The 9 Best Children’s Books to Buy in 2018

We all know that reading to our children is important for their overall development (not to mention the bonding factor), but finding just the right …

Kids

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are three reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaces it with provides even more valuable insight for …

Public Speaking

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

A Few Simple Phrases To Help Keep Students Engaged

At the faculty meeting today, our principal, Jim Peterson, shared three simple phrases/instructions that teachers can use to maximize student …

The Latest Research on Disciplining Children Will Make You a Better Parent—and a Better Spouse

Imagine, for a moment, that you are lying inside an MRI scanner. A giant plastic cylinder surrounds your head and shoulders, and the unit’s interior …

Cauliflower Bravas with Crispy Chorizo

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°F. Heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in a medium skillet over medium-high. Add chorizo and cook, stirring …

The 5-Ingredient Pinterest Sheet Pan Recipe I Keep on Constant Rotation

A deep appreciation of food and cooking doesn't always translate into an actual ability to cook, and I am exhibit A. But what I lack in skill, I make …

Don’t be so sure you know what a lowercase G looks like

Were you aware there are two versions of a lowercase G?<p>Can you pick out a lowercase G from a lineup? Researchers from Johns Hopkins University found that a surprising number of adults can’t. In fact, many of the adults they tested weren’t aware that there are two versions of a lowercase G at all …

Ownership Through Inquiry

As a child, I was enamored by nature. My twin brother and I were always observing and collecting any and all types of critters we could get our hands …

This Is the Most Popular Sheet Pan Recipe on Pinterest

It might not feel like it at the moment, but summer will be here before we know it. And with summer comes all the fun food stuff you can do outdoors, …

Sheet Pan

Research: The Industrial Revolution Left Psychological Scars That Can Still Be Seen Today

The Industrial Revolution, which brought together large-scale coal-based industries like mining, steel, pottery, and textiles, helped create the foundation of modern society and wealth. At the same time, the early industrial economies that formed in this era were also associated with brutal working …

The Paradox of Wu-Wei

What I saw right away was that all these stories that I had thought of as wu-wei stories shared a very small set of metaphors—things like pulling, …

5 ways you can come off untrustworthy in less than 10 seconds

Knowing whom to trust is an important social and business skill. But it’s not that simple – although it is fast. It took me only seven seconds to …

6 Ab-Toning Moves Better Than Crunches

According to a former ballerina turned Pilates pro.<p>A workout routine doesn’t get more tired than when you do the same five—we’ll call them …

Shhh—This Is Where Interior Designers Find the Best Décor

When it comes to finding stylish, sophisticated home décor, a few names tend to crop up in our browser history. And while our love for West Elm and …

Five brilliant bedtime books that fathers will love reading to their children

<i>Jay Jay Burridge is a former BBC children’s TV presenter and the author of The World of Supersaurs, a six-book series. The latest, The Stegosorcerer, is now on sale.</i><p><i>Here he gives his tips on bed time reading for fathers...</i><p>Reading to my boys at bedtime is a ritual I have grown to love. When they …

Cauliflower Melt

"Roasted cauliflower, pears and gooey cheese make this the world's greatest veggie sandwich."<p>Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:1 hrPrep:30 minCook:30 …

Inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe

The inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe, after discovering why people become frail as they grow older.<p>Most people become weaker in their later years, as their leg muscles get smaller and less able to bear weight, which often leads to disability and falls.<p>But …

Muscle

70 Genius Life Hacks

Get instant curb appeal<p>Paint your front door a vibrant color for a dramatic statement.<p>Gather your accessories<p>Pull out all your vases, ceramics, and …

7 healthy Instant Pot recipes you can make in minutes

Nothing beats the promise of a quick-cooking homemade meal. I suspect this has a lot to do with the Instant Pot’s popularity. As I’m writing this, the Instant Pot has more than 26,000 glowing reviews on Amazon with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars and plenty of ALL CAP enthusiasm and LOVE …

Cooking

Distinction bias: Why you make terrible life choices

There I was, looking at an enormous wall of television screens. Each one flashed the exact same scene — a beautiful flower slowly blooming to reveal …

5 Mistakes Parents Make When Giving Kids Directions

Whether your child responds to your directions by saying, “In a minute!” or he ignores your commands completely, dealing with a child who doesn’t …

How to be your best self: 3 secrets backed by research

How should we treat other people? Well, if you look at ancient traditions, they’re very often on the same page. Golden Rule for the win:<p>King James …

Japanese ‘Ikigai’ Philosophy Could Be the Secret Formula to a Long and Happy Life

Many of us spend our entire lives trying to achieve happiness and the perfect life balance to leave us fulfilled. So what is the key to living a full, fruitful life? In Japan, a concept called <i>ikigai</i> is central to finding one’s satisfaction and meaning in life. In fact, <i>ikigai</i> translates to “reason …

10 Key Psychological Concepts Many People Just Don’t Get

Here’s an interesting thing about psychology: For the most part, everyone, regardless of their educational background, feels like an expert in the …

Psychology

5 Tips for How to Read Faster Without Losing Comprehension

Remember the 1996 John Travolta movie <i>Phenomenon?</i> No? Well, that’s okay – neither do I. But I remember the trailer, in which Travolta gets zapped by …

Productivity

This Renowned Wharton Professor's Best Leadership Advice: For the Love of God, Stop Brainstorming

Superstar leadership expert Adam Grant identifies the most important evidence-based truths to apply to your business today.<p>Leadership is not mysterious. If you understand how people and organizations behave, you'll have a pretty good idea how to maximize the performance of both. Fortunately, we're …