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Find and Expose Your Blind Spot as a Leader

By onSeptember 20, 2018 4:10 AM<p>Comfortably, I'd call myself transparent. After years of therapy and working in education, I've learned that my …

Immune System

11 Air-Purifying Plants for a Healthy Home

According to NASA’s Clean Air Study, these air-purifying plants—all of them very common and easy to find—are great at getting rid of the dangerous, …

Air Purifiers

How to Make Easy Pull-Apart Sliders - Chowhound

It’s easy to dismiss a sandwich as a ho-hum convenience food, and there’s certainly no shortage of sad meals-between-bread-slices in this world. But …

Recipes

How to Make a Vinaigrette Yourself (and Ditch the Bottled Stuff for Good)

By Alex Delany<p>Homemade salad dressing is the easiest way to improve your salads and impress your guests. Here's how.<p>We are firm believers that homemade salad dressing is the only salad dressing worth using. Well, if you make it right, that is. If you’re a rookie in the vinaigrette construction …

Recipes

30 Vintage Cakes from the South That Deserve a Comeback

Just like grandma used to make.<p>Most classic Southern dishes, ones like pineapple casserole and Hoppin’ John, come attached with sweet memories spent …

Recipes

5 Assemble-It-Yourself Furniture Brands That Aren't IKEA

I'm not an IKEA hater, and I'll never be. There's a reason they've become such a success. Their pieces are functional and affordable, and there's …

Sofa

10 Things ADHD Is—and 3 It Isn't

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is one of those mental health conditions that has become cultural shorthand in a pretty …

ADHD

Failing public schools should be blamed on out-of-control kids

Ask anyone who has worked in some of America’s failing public schools and nearly all of them will tell you the same thing: The biggest problem isn’t …

Education

This Mexican Cheesy Ground Beef and Rice Casserole Is Magic — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Food & Dining

Brazilian Carrot Cake Recipe

"A traditional favorite in my family, Brazilian carrot cake is very different from the American version. The popular cake is topped with homemade …

Dessert

Classic Cinnamon Rolls

Cooking spray<p>1 c.<p>warm milk<p>2<p>large eggs, at room temperature<p>5 tbsp.<p>butter, softened<p>4 1/2 c.<p>all-purpose flour<p>2 tsp.<p>kosher salt<p>1/2 c.<p>granulated sugar<p>2 …

Recipes

The Internet is Losing Its Sh*t over This Second Grade Math Problem

<b>Update:</b> After waiting on the edge of our seats, Ayla's math teacher finally revealed the answer to the question that left parents scratching their heads: 42.5. And if that doesn't seem right to you since you really can't have half a dog, you're not alone.<p>Angie gave POPSUGAR an update after hearing …

Pets

Lisa's Favorite Carne Asada Marinade Recipe

"I've tried many marinade recipes for carne asada, and this is our family favorite!"<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 cup orange juice<p>1/2 cup lemon juice<p>1/3 cup lime …

Cooking

Apple Harvest Pound Cake with Caramel Glaze Recipe

"This is a fantastic Bundt cake that my grandmother used to make for Thanksgiving. It has been a family favorite for years!"<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups white …

Recipes

Apple Pie Muffins Recipe

"These buttery fruity muffins are ideal for dessert or fancy weekend breakfast treats."<p>Ingredients<p>2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour<p>1 teaspoon baking …

Baking

Torchy's Tacos Green Chile Queso Recipe

"Love Torchy's queso? You have to give this a try! Don't worry that mine doesn't have green chile chunks like Torchy's, they're in there. I like mine …

Recipes

Fresh Apple Walnut Cake Recipe

"Moist cake with wonderful flavor that improves the next day. Needs no frosting."<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups all-purpose flour<p>1 teaspoon baking soda<p>1 teaspoon …

Dessert

12 Ways To Make Rice That's So Good You'll Want To Eat It Cold

Time to change things up.<p>If you want to change up your lunch or dinner routine in a way that's easy and relatively cheap, try upgrading your rice recipe (or actually trying one at all). It'll be less work than experimenting with an involved meat dish that calls for a dozen new ingredients, and once …

Recipes

17 New Books You Won’t Want to Miss This Fall

Thermometer be damned: Fall is coming! And with it, some of the publishing industry’s heftiest offerings. From big-ticket fiction to some charming posthumous releases, here’s a look at the best books to come in the next few months.<p>Lisa Brennan-Jobs, <i>Small Fry</i> (September)<p>There are celebrities with …

Books

Cinnamon Roll Apple Crisp Recipe

"This is a great Thanksgiving and Christmas dessert that everyone will love! Serve warm with vanilla ice cream."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (12.4 ounce) package …

Baking

Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares Recipe

"An easy homemade version of the famous peanut butter cup candies."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup butter<p>4 cups confectioners' sugar<p>2 cups peanut butter<p>1 1/2 cups …

Dessert

Text messages to parents can help boost children's reading skills

Boosting preschoolers’ literacy can be as simple as sending their parents a few texts – but it’s important not to overdo it.<p>That was the key finding …

Disruptive classmates, long-term harm

Children who are behaviorally disruptive during primary school can have harmful impacts on their classmates into adulthood. Carrell <i>et al.</i> use data …

Domestic Violence

8 Ways Houseplants Actually Make You Healthier

Having houseplants can do a whole lot more for you than provide #MonsteraMonday content. Having plants in your space can help your mental and …

Houseplants

I Tried Every Trick to Get Rid of My Dark Circles (Hemorrhoid Cream Included)

I've had dark circles under my eyes for as long as I can remember. I started resenting them in first grade when I begged my mom to get me a cream …

Blood Vessels

To lose body fat, eat breakfast later, dinner earlier, study suggests

Diet & Fitness<p>A time-restricted eating schedule helps reduce fat without counting calories<p>Many people follow a pattern of constant eating throughout the day, forcing the body to continually pump out insulin, and metabolize a steady stream of food. It turns out, it’s not just what we are eating that …

Nutrition

Heavenly Chicken Lasagna

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Melt butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, and sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in soup and next 5 …

Recipes

How to Never Buy the Wrong Foundation Shade Again

<i>Even as editors, we have our fair share of mishaps with makeup, and we know you can relate. So we turned to Facebook to ask you about your biggest</i> …

Makeup

Chicken Milanese Recipe

"I made this recipe up after not finding very many recipes for chicken milanese to go with my pasta. It is quick and delicious."<p>Ingredients<p>2 …

Recipes

10 Tricks for Teaching Kindergarten Writing

When telling people that I teach kindergarten, I often am asked, “How do you do it?” Now, imagine teaching five year olds how to write entire …

Teaching