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The Modern Parenting Crisis You Never Hear About

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>My experience growing up highlights the value of benign neglect. I had ample time alone to roam the woods around my neighborhood, ride my bike, and just goof off. As an introvert, I kept my social group small, and I often spent large chunks of time in …

9 Cant-Miss Book Club Picks for February

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>9 Cant-Miss Book Club Picks for February<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

Books

Soda and junk foods are not making you fat, study claims

When it comes to healthy eating, there is no silver bullet.<p>Soda, candy and fast-food are often blamed for the rising rates of obesity in America and, …

Nutrition

How Franz Schmidt became the composer that history forgot

Franz Schmidt was a smiling, genial man. He was born in 1874 in Pressburg (now Bratislava) and died in Vienna in 1939. At the BBC Proms, on 10 September, there is the rare opportunity to hear his radiant <i>Second Symphony</i>, completed and premiered in 1913. Fittingly, the performance, the first ever at …

Why Thick Flour Tortillas Never Made It Big And Thin Tortillas Did

About 16 years ago, I lost my hungry heart to a flour tortilla. I was in the small town of Las Vegas, N.M., at Charlie's Spic & Span Café, when a server placed a basket on the table. Inside was a stack of thick, charmingly floppy tortillas, dotted with browned bubbles and closer in thickness to …

How To Parent Like a German | Time

Frank Zappa in his Los Angeles home with his dad, Francis, his mom, Rosemarie, and his cat in 1970.<p><b>Not published in LIFE.</b> Frank Zappa in his eclectic Los Angeles home with his cat, his dad, Francis and his mom, Rosemarie, in 1970.<p>The Jefferson Airplane’s Grace Slick poses with her mother, Virginia …

Motherhood

New research shows bilingual people have yet another advantage

Now new research shows that they can also view the world in different ways depending on the specific language they are operating in.<p>The past 15 years have witnessed an overwhelming amount of research on the bilingual mind, with the majority of the evidence pointing to the tangible advantages of …

Language

12 Reasons to Quit K-Cup Coffee

Food & Drink<p>By Dan Gentile Published On 08/04/2015<p>@dannosphere<p>By Dan Gentile @dannosphere Published On 08/04/2015<p>Sure, convenience is king. But, if …

Coffee

Suck It, Starbucks!

No one seems to understand why iced coffee costs so much more than the regular stuff. Sure, some theories exist: that it's more labor-intensive, that plastic cups are more expensive than paper ones. But on an unseasonably warm spring day recently--when people were lined up out the door of the …

The summer reading lists at America's most prestigious private schools

It's a time to indulge in the texts that are most appealing, without scrutiny: an easy beach read, a guilty pleasure, or that book you've always meant to start.<p>But students at America's most prestigious private schools must still endure the rigors of homework during their summer vacations with a …

Almond milk is even more of a scam than we thought

<b>(LunaseeStudios/Shutterstock)</b><p>Almond Breeze hardly contains any almonds, a class action lawsuit claims<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>July 22, 2015 7:49pm (UTC)<p>Remember when we suggested (okay, aggregated an article that suggested) that almond milk is "kind of a scam"?<p>Well, a class action lawsuit filed against the …

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Teachers' end-of-term gifts: the good, the bad and the ugly

As teachers pack up their classrooms for the summer, we ask them to share unusual end-of-term gifts from students – past and present<p>At the end of the school year, it’s traditional for students and parents to thank their favourite teachers with presents. But from the sublime (wine and chocolate) to …

How to Deal With Insane Hunger When Exercising For Weight Loss

If you're exercising to lose weight, but insane hunger makes you eat more, the pounds may pile on instead of melt away. Talk about frustrating! To get a handle on your increased hunger, we've enlisted the expertise of two nutritionists — Stephanie Clarke, RD, and Willow Jarosh, RD, of C&J Nutrition.<p>…

Everything Leaving Netflix in November

Binge-watch your way through some films and shows before they’re gone.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …