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Last-Minute Appetizers You Can Make in 20 Minutes or Less

Incredibly easy, insanely delicious.<p>Whether we admit it or not, every appetizer spread is like an impromptu pageant of bite-sized snacks. Everyone …

11 Keto Pasta Recipes For When You Really Just Want Spaghetti

These low-carb pastas will kick your craving in no time.<p>While the ketogenic diet does allow for its fair share of indulgences — yes, chocolate and cheese are allowed! — there are other things people can’t help but desperately miss on their ketosis journey. In other words: pasta.<p>Let’s back up here. …

The reigning queen of fantasy fiction offers a “rocket-shaped finger” to her racist critics

Three years ago, N.K. Jemisin was the first black writer to win one of science fiction’s most prestigious prizes, the Hugo for best novel. Then last year, she won it again. This year, yet again, she won the top Hugo award, for <i>The Stone Sky</i>, the last in her Broken Earth fantasy trilogy.<p>And on Sunday …

The Best Calendar & Time Management Apps For Busy Families

Stay on top of all your appointments, recitals, and play dates with these excellent options.<p>Family calendars fill up quickly. Vet appointments, piano …

Seating

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Give Your Kid a Secret Code to Help Them Get Out of Sticky Situations

Kids, no matter how you’ve raised them, will find themselves in tough situations. You know these moments—the ones where they don’t want to be there, …

Parenting

What Toys for Little Kids Deliver Endless Entertainment?

<i>Parents have questions! And other parents have answers. Readers in our Slate Parenting Facebook group offer practical advice every day. Today:</i> …

The Perfect 10-Minute Yoga Intro for Newbies

A crash course for yoga beginners, at your service.<p>No matter your age or size, yoga is hands-down one of the most inclusive and accessible workouts, …

Before you start kindergarten—here's what I want you to know, baby

Hey baby,<p>I know you're busy playing but can you crawl up here on mama's lap for a few minutes so we can talk?<p><b>When did you get so big?</b> Not that long …

Can’t Touch Your Toes? Try This 30-Day Challenge

One editor tests it himself and recommends his favorite six stretches along the way.<p><i>RealClearLife has partnered with InsideHook, the</i> <i>essential</i> …

Yoga

Flip Your Students' Learning - Educational Leadership

Where in the learning cycle do your students most need you face-to-face? When you're introducing the subject matter in a lecture? Or after they've …

11 Refreshing Mojito Recipes to Bookmark for the Hottest Days of Summer

Serve and chill.<p>When a pitcher of beer is feeling too heavy in the dog days of summer, look to the minty goodness of a fresh mojito to save the day. Below, 11 of the most refreshing ways to cool yourself down, from Southern sweet tea mojitos to a lemon ginger cocktail that's just right for summer …

Recipes

Zucchini Fritters for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner!

Come summer, zucchini is abundant. But it's also pretty available (and pretty tasty) all year round. I love to shred zucchini and sautᅢᄅ it in butter for a quick veg to eat at any meal, but I was recently looking for a way to make it even yummier as a side or maybe a vegetarian main.<p>Enter the …

Recipes

There Are Rewards Credit Cards You Should Use - and Cards You Should Get But NOT Use

Rewards credit cards really give you three different kinds of value, beyond the basic ability to pay conveniently and settle up later.<p><b>Signup bonus</b>, …

Goodbye, Linear Factory Model of Schooling: Why Learning is Irregular

Opinion | Community<p>Goodbye, Linear Factory Model of Schooling: Why Learning is Irregular<p>By Dwight Carter     Jul 6, 2016<p>Shutterstock / …

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7 Reflection Tips for Assessment, Empowerment, and Self-Awareness

1. Reflect With Shout-Outs<p>In an English classroom in my building, they practice TL (Team Love) shout-outs. At the end of class, kids are asked to …

Becoming Innovative: 15 New Ideas Every Teacher Should Try

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Flexible Seating and Student-Centered Classroom Redesign

Problem Solvers Now = Problem Solvers Later<p>I'm a firm believer in keeping the focus on what's really important: the students. If student motivation …

Serving Gifted Students in General Ed Classrooms

Following are suggestions for how to best serve these students -- and what not to do.<p>Don't. . .<p>1. Use these students, whether formally identified as …

Taking High School Courses In College Costs Students And Families Nearly $1.5 Billion

When Andrea Diaz was applying to colleges, she got good news and bad news. The good news was that American University, a private four-year university in Washington, D.C., wanted her. The bad news was that it required her to come to campus early to take two summer developmental-level courses in math …

Could This Digital Math Tool Change Instruction For the Better?

Math instruction can be the most resistant to changes in pedagogy — even schools that have had success with project-based learning or …

DIY Sliding Lego Table Keeps All Those Bricks in One Place

Lego pieces end up everywhere if you're not diligent about storing them. This sliding table includes hideaway storage and a Lego work surface to keep your kids (or you) entertained for hours.<p>Every parent deals with the challenge of proper Lego storage—or else they deal with the pain of stepping on …

The Simple, Almost Surefire Way To Achieve Long-Term Financial Success

<b>Day 30: Make a long term plan.</b> <i>This post is part of FORBES’</i> <i></i><i>30 Day Money Challenge. Follow along on Twitter with #30DaysOfMoney</i> <i>or with the timeline posted here.</i> <i></i><p>Over the course of the FORBES 30 Day Money Challenge, you’ve been asked to check in on your income, track your spending, consider your …

Personal Finance

Recipe: Whiskey Cold Brew Coffee

A nip of Irish whiskey adds a kick to this spiced cold brew coffee.<p>Step up your iced coffee game by making it a spiced, cold-brewed libation.<p>01<p>Fill a …

Creamy One Skillet Chicken with Mushrooms and Orzo

Wash and pat dry chicken.<p>Sprinkle liberally with salt and fresh ground pepper.<p>Heat large skillet or dutch oven over medium high heat.<p>Add olive oil …

How to Grow Tea In Your Own Garden

<b>This piece originally appeared on</b> <b>Fix.com</b><b>.</b><p>The next time you brew a cup of tea in the morning for a quick pick-me-up, use an herbal blend to ease …

Mum Shows Parents How To Make 'Chemical-Free' DIY Baby Wipes In Under Five Minutes

Using paper towels, coconut oil and body wash.<p>A mother has shared her trick for creating her own DIY baby wipes in less than five minutes.<p>Joy Ratima, …

How to declutter your home and your life: A thorough guide | health and fitness

British newspaper columnist Jan Moir recently underwent a decluttering session. She got rid of all the items in her house that she didn’t love, or …