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Periods, Puberty and 'The Letter': Mom's Life Lessons

Last week my 10-year-old son brought home from school "the letter."<p>You know the letter -- the one that makes every pre-pubescent mom's heart miss a beat and wistfully wonder where the past decade has gone?<p>The letter that makes you realize it really is time to throw out the last tube of crusty, …

When English Proficiency Isn't Enough

The Common Core requires more than basic comprehension.<p>COMPTON, Calif.—A large color photograph of an iceberg on display in teacher Angel Chavarin’s fourth-grade classroom at Laurel Street Elementary may not be the typical prop for a language arts lesson. But Chavarin is hoping visuals like this …

13 MILES TO MARSHALL: Tough times lead very different high schools to merge (chapter 1)

Samantha Price, a Marshall junior, and Chris Bell, an Albion sophomore, are adjusting to life in the same school. The success or failure of the high …

'Let It Go' From 'Frozen' Is Officially The (Very Fitting) Toddler Anthem Of The Season

Maddie and Zoe sing "Let It Go" from Frozen from Aaron Mendez on Vimeo.<p>While the rest of the country is braving blistering weather in three pairs of socks, kids of the Internet have declared, "Let the storm rage on, the cold never bothered [us] anyway." At least, that's what the lyrics say.<p>Sisters …

Toddlers, Criminals May Share Brain Chemistry

The "terrible twos" may actually have much in common with the way the brains of an 18-year-old violent criminal work, especially with regards to how they manage aggressive impulses. More on recent research on this topic from The New York Times:<p>In other words, dangerous criminals don't turn violent. …

Inside The Mind Of The Teenage Boy

Apparently, this is what happens when you ask your teenage sons to rake the leaves and mow the lawn.<p>The good news is they know how to spell and write very neatly.<p><i>via Reddit</i>

Lemon Pesto Turkey Pasta Recipe

Leftover turkey anyone? Welcome to my new favorite way of putting turkey leftovers to good use.<p>This is a quick and easy “carbonara” style pasta dish, …

Homemade Persimmon Sorbet

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Mandy from Lady & Pups shows us how to make a two-ingredient seasonal dessert, ready when you want it.</i><p>I've always loved persimmons since I was a …

You won't believe these three incredible list-making websites we found!

Sometimes there is nothing I want to do more than sit around and click through slideshow lists generated with the sole intent of racking up internet …

Sweet Potato Apple Latkes Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from Amy Traverso | The Apple Lover's Cookbook | W.W. Norton & Company, 2011<p>Every year, we host a big Hanukkah party for a …

Lactation Cookies

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Roasted Butternut Squash, Kale, and Lemon Soup Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients4 tablespoons olive oil1 butternut squash, peeled, seeds removed, chopped into 3/4-inch pieces1 medium onion, chopped …

Marble Pumpkin Chocolate Bread Recipe

<b>Notes:</b> I like to use Williams Sonoma's Goldtouch 8- by 4-inch loaf pan. This recipe can be made in a 9- by 5-inch loaf pan, just decrease the baking time to 50 minutes. Avoid over-swirling the batter or it will become all chocolate.<p><b>About the Author:</b> Yvonne Ruperti is a food writer, recipe …

16 Chicken Soups That Push the Envelope

Let's face it: It's really hard to <i>not</i> like chicken noodle soup; it's really hard <i>not</i> to crave it when the tips of our noses start to get cold outside, when we're feeling tired and sniffly, when we're hunkering down for the winter months and want something brothy and chicken-y and <i>good</i>.<p>You are going …

White Bean Soup with Ham, Pumpkin, and Chard Recipe

Years ago my doctor advised me to “eat colorful foods”. “When you look at the foods on your plate, there should be lots of color and variety,” he …

Gloria Steinem updates a long-controversial 1977 essay on transgender people

"Together, we are learning the deepest lesson. Families are not about form but content. Humans are not ranked; we are linked." Writing in the …

The science of "new baby smell"

TIL: There are studies that suggest new babies really do smell different, and seem to trigger special brain chemical pathways in women. But, …

Here's Something Congress Can Agree On: Helium

With the government on the brink of a shutdown, Republicans and Democrats in Congress have come together to compromise on helium. Legislation passed late last week will keep the gas used in party balloons flowing from a national reserve.<p>The helium bill's passage shows that compromise is still …

Caught Up in the Cult Wars: Confessions of a New Religious Movement Researcher

Susan J. Palmer | University of Toronto Press | 2001 | 38 minutes (9,328 words)<p><i>The below article comes recommended by Longreads contributing editor</i> …