Shamina Fletcher

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How Parents are Unknowingly Sabotaging Their Kid's Future

Right now we have a generation of kids who are going into high school, college and even the workforce who have never really experienced failure before.This is a generation of kids who have been bubble-wrapped since birth. The first generation of kids who weren't really allowed to play outside. The …

Parenting

The top 15 cities for American college students

"The city by the bay" — with its prime access to some of the country's best bars and restaurants, its diverse population, and its wealth of cultural activities — is the top major metropolitan area for college students, according to a new ranking from American Institute for Economic Research …

College & University

Book review: Heavy Lifting - Grow up, get a job, start a family, and other manly advice

Over the weekend I finished reading Heavy Lifting, by Jim Geraghty and Cam Edwards. It’s impossible to share a review of a book such as this without …

Book Review: "Beginning NetBeans IDE For Java Developers"

Today I finished reading the Beginning NetBeans IDE for Java Developers, a masterpiece written by Geertjan Wielenga, a product manager in the …

Netbeans

Book Review: Doing Math with Python

When one of my favorite independent tech book publishers, No Starch Press, notified me about their new title “Doing Math with Python,” I was …

Mathematics

Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents. Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Harvard Business School

Fun Games to Play After Thanksgiving Dinner

Want a game to play after Thanksgiving dinner but don't know what to play? Are you maxed out when it comes to Monopoly? Bored stiff by Scrabble? All …

Wall Street

How to Raise Your Kids So They’ll Grow Into Your Friends

Lisa and I have two married, adult daughters, Anna, 29 and Alex, 27, and we consider them and their husbands some of our closest friends.<p>But we know …

Parenting

How to make the perfect samosas

This moreish Indian snack is packed with spice, but should the pastry be chewy and robust or crisp and flaky? And which folding technique is best?<p>Samosas have been the victims of a grave injustice. Those deflated triangles of cardboard pastry sold in supermarket Indian snack selections bear as much …

Baking

Funny Grammar Poster

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