Chris Kaufman

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Father James Martin: Holy Saturday teaches Christians the right way to wait

Most of our lives are spent in Holy Saturday. In other words, most of our days are not filled with the unbearable pain of a Good Friday. Nor are they …

James Martin

This Turmeric Golden Milk Recipe Will Relax Your Mind & Lull You To Sleep

As someone who struggles with insomnia, I'm always trying new sleep remedies and teas to help me get a little more rest at night. Sometimes they …

Press Release: Jacqueline Woodson Named 6th National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, 2018-2019

National Book Award Winner and four-time Newbery Honor Medalist encourages readers to embrace the impact reading can have on creating a more hopeful …

14 weird brain exercises that could actually make you smarter

Giving your brain new experiences will keep it healthier. Try these mini mental workout exercises to prevent memory loss and sharpen your mind.<p>'Neurobic' exercises are like cross-training for your brain<p>Giving your brain new experiences that combine physical senses—vision, smell, touch, taste, and …

The Brain

The Biggest Book-to-Movie Adaptations Coming in 2018

Readers rejoice! The theaters will be packed with bestselling book adaptations in 2018. We’ve rounded up a list of the biggest book-to-movie …

Books

This expert has a dire warning about not getting enough sleep

Sleep expert Matthew Walker is not a fan of the expression “you can sleep when you’re dead.”<p>In fact, he calls it “mortally unwise advice.”<p>“Sleep is …

Sleep

10 Movies Set In France

Travel to France virtually with these 10 great movies set in Paris to the French Riviera. They span the years and include some real classics.

A prayer to bless the door of your home

"As we pass through this door, draw us more deeply into your presence."<p>The door is one of the most important parts of our home. Through it we come …

What Would Miss Rumphius Do?

Barbara Cooney’s beloved stories and illustrations carry lessons for young Americans about moral courage.<p>Nineteen fifty-nine was a year of soft amusements for children. Dr. Seuss’s zany <i>Happy Birthday to You!</i> arrived in bookstores and Mattel introduced Americans to the Barbie doll and her frozen …

Hippos, birdies, T. rexes, pigs: How Sandra Boynton built an empire and won your child’s heart

Sandra Boynton lives on a farm in rural Connecticut. She works out of a converted barn, surrounded by pigs in overalls, frogs wearing cowboy hats, a clutch of bemused chickens and a few skeptical sock puppets.<p>Standing there, you get the feeling that at any moment they might all come alive and break …

How to perfect your bedtime routine, in five easy steps

Do you have a routine you go through every morning? Hit the alarm, snooze, get up, shower, have breakfast, catch the train – that sort of thing. Most of us follow the same steps without even thinking about it – but can you say the same about the end of the day?<p>Yesterday, a new scientific study …

This Dying Woman's Love Letter to Her Husband Will Break Your Heart

Get the tissues.<p>Every Sunday, <i>The New York Times</i> publishes reader-submitted essays about love, everything from romantic love to familial love to the …

The Super Bowl Champ, and the Dying Author Who Changed His Life

You’ve likely seen the story. Last week in The New York Times’ “Modern Love” column, children’s book author Amy Krouse Rosenthal published an essay …

2016 Porch Chat with Gary Schmidt

Interview with Award-Winning Author, Gary Schmidt: "Orbiting Jupiter"

Children's book author Jon Klassen and the morally ambiguous universe of hats

When children's book author and illustrator Jon Klassen visits schools to read his new book, "We Found a Hat," he also likes to read "The Green Ribbon" from a collection of scary children's stories by Alvin Schwartz titled "In a Dark, Dark Room."<p>The story is about a girl named Jenny who won't …

Chatting with Raina Telgemeier | Reading Without Walls with Gene Yang

Do you suddenly wake up at the same time every night? Here's what it can mean

Do you wake up in the middle of the night? Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) may have an explanation and a solution for you.<p>Forever Conscious …

Cleveland Indians' Rajai Davis waits for big stage to hit first cycle of career

TORONTO - Before you ask, no, Rajai Davis never hit for the cycle before Saturday afternoon at Rogers Centre.<p>"Not in Little League, not in Senior …

Babe Ruth

Elie Wiesel, the survivor who endured, educated, was never silent, never gave up

NEW YORK (AP) — The frail, dapper man who sometimes greeted reporters in his Madison Avenue office spoke in an almost hushed voice, but with urgency, …

Elie Wiesel

Could Your Hormones Be Keeping You Awake? This Simple Routine Is The Solution

<i>Fern Olivia is the founder of Thyroid.Yoga and an L.A.-based wellness expert renowned for her artful approach to self-healing. This week, we’re</i> …

7 Things Mindful People Do Before 9 A.M.

"Hello, sun in my face. Hello, you who make the morning and spread it over the fields." -- Mary Oliver<p>When you're tired and sleep deprived, like many Americans today, mornings can often pass by in a groggy blur. But rushing to work without checking in with yourself is a waste of a precious …

Meditation

10 Reasons You Should Write a Children's Book in 2016

A decade ago, I was dating a physician. He was a nice guy, but I knew the relationship was doomed the night he asked: "So, when are you going to write a <i>grown-up</i> book?"<p>I laughed, unsure how to answer. But as I was driving home, I realized what I should have said: <i>"Do people ask pediatricians that?</i> …

Graphic novelist Gene Yang talks expanding boundaries as Ambassador for Young People's Literature

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... a graphic novelist who doubles as a real-life literary superhero.<p>Gene Luen Yang is the Library of Congress' latest …

Bread Machine Rice Bread Recipe

PER SERVING *<p><b>Calories</b>170Calories from Fat50<p><b>% DAILY VALUE*</b><p>Total Fat6g9%<p>Saturated Fat1g5%<p>Trans …

Gluten-Free Zucchini Cake

Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (148 C) and butter and flour an 8x8 pan with dairy-free butter or cooking spray and gluten-free flour.<p>In a large mixing …

Coconut Flour Recipes

Our coconut flour recipes are easy to follow, and we include video demos to show you how to bake with coconut flour. All of our coconut flour recipes …