J Walker

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'A Brilliant Young Mind' adds up to something special

"A Brilliant Young Mind" is not the film you think it is. It's better.<p>Yes, this story of the emotional complexities faced by a teenage math prodigy (Asa Butterfield, ably supported by top British actors Rafe Spall, Sally Hawkins and Eddie Marsan) is the accessible, affecting coming-of-age narrative …

47 Hacks People With ADD/ADHD Use To Stay On Track

Everything from color-coding to bouncing on an exercise ball.<p><b>1.</b> "<b>Take a picture of your to-do list</b> otherwise #1 on your to-do list will be find the to-do list!" <i>- Paris Swenson, Facebook</i><p><b>2.</b> "<b>Break long tasks into manageable segments</b>. For example, you don't have to 'Clean your room,' you have to: 1. …

42 Storage Ideas That Will Organize Your Entire House

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Is it Time to Finally Buy a Generator? - Consumer Reports

Y ou’re settled in safe at home when suddenly the lights go out and the comforting hums of the refrigerator and furnace fade out. As you rummage …

Every Carrier's Confusing Phone-Buying Plans, Explained

The next time you go buy a new cellphone, things are going to look a lot different. The subsidized two-year contract is all but dead, and the …

Mobile

The Best Mindfulness Apps, Ranked in One Chart

A growing body of research reveals that practicing mindfulness offers a number of benefits. With at least 700 mobile apps that claim to help you be …

What to Do With Your Money When the Stock Market Plummets (Hint: Don’t Panic)

Welcome to Black Monday, everyone. The Dow fell more than 5% this morning, and the S&P fell 3.4%, the worst drop we’ve seen in a while. Naturally, …

LGBT memoir on Duke University reading list protested as insensitive to ‘Christian moral beliefs’

By Justin Wm. Moyer<p>, Reporter<p>It’s a tradition at some of the nation’s best universities: Incoming students are invited to read the same book, then talk about it. But before they even set foot on Duke University’s lush North Carolina campus, some members of the school’s incoming class of 2019 had a …

Domestic Science: A Magic Fly Repeller

An old-fashioned summer staple in the Napa Valley where I live is a plastic bag filled with water and hung from farmhouse back doors. It took me a …

20 Simple And Creative Ways to Earn Money

We could all use some extra cash. Whether it’s to pay off your debts faster, save up for a vacation, or buy yourself that new gadget you’ve been …

10 Ways To Earn Money Without Being Employed

Not too long ago, you believed that making money with a blog was impossible. But after seeing dozens of income reports from other bloggers, you …

Advocating for the Twice-Exceptional Child

Life with a twice-exceptional child - gifted with a learning disability/difference - can be <i>enormously rewarding</i> and at the same time extremely …

Twice-Exceptional: Giftedness Served Up with a side of Lagging Skills

“Kids do well if they can.” When I first heard these words at a Ross Greene PD day, I sat up to listen more carefully. We’ve heard all kinds of words …

Pedagogy

Asynchronous Development in Gifted Children

<i>When you’re parenting gifted or twice-exceptional kids, you often feel lost and alone — like nobody will ever truly</i> get <i>what you live on a day-to-day</i> …

Parenting

8 Unique Ways to Build Your Own Table

Not every DIY table needs to be built from scratch in a woodworking shop. In fact, ones constructed from upcycled materials usually bring the most …

Awesome Ottomans

Ottomans are more than just a place to put your feet up! They are double duty furniture, working overtime as extra seating. Add a couple of trays, …

The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Old Sofa For $40

Around here, we love coming across ways to get a little more mileage out of our well-loved basics. So when I came across a genius idea about how to …

The Ultimate Guide to Shopping at the 30 Best Online Furniture Stores for a Modern Home

While the traditional philosophy to furniture shopping required a visit to brick and mortar furniture stores to test the furniture’s comfort factor …

eCommerce

Discreetly Organize Your Home Network Gear Inside a Custom Art Frame

If you’re tired of the mess that your modems, routers, and cables are making on your desk, this simple frame design offers a nice-looking alternative …

This Is Probably The Best Deal On A Full Set Of Knives Ever

The Victorinox Swiss Classic 10-Piece Cutlery Block Set is just $106 today. It’s already backordered, so lock in the price while you can, you won’t …

Knives

Can Bipolar Disorder Worsen Procrastination?

Procrastination is universal. There’s no doubt about it. We all have things that we avoid because we think they are too difficult or are just not …

Bike Riding With Your Dog

Two tires and four paws add up to more cycling fun!<p>[Updated September 27, 2017]<p>HOW TO BIKE WITH YOUR DOG: OVERVIEW<p><b>Start out slow. Get your dog</b> …

Roads

9 Ways Mentally Strong People Prevent Self-Pity From Sabotaging Their Success

Whether you’ve failed to close a major deal, or you’re overwhelmed by a looming deadline, throwing a pity party won’t help. In fact, feeling sorry for yourself can become downright self-destructive. It makes overcoming adversity difficult – if not impossible – and it keeps you stuck.<p>Mentally strong …

Why Miley Cyrus Is This Woman's Non-Straight, Non-Binary Role Model

<b>By Kelsey Marshall for YourTango.com</b><p>If you haven’t heard, Miley has been up to a lot more than sticking her tongue out and hanging out in her underwear.<p>In the course of two short days, Miley has kicked-off her foundation for homeless LGBT youth, the Happy Hippie Foundation, and given an interview …

Look at That! A Counterintuitive Approach to Dealing with Reactive Dogs

We first learned about the “Look at That” (LAT) game from Leslie McDevitt’s brilliant book “Control Unleashed.” One of the most common dog training …

10 Things I Wish I'd Asked During College Visits

<i>This post was written by Alexis Zimmer, a freshman in college. It was originally published on The Prospect, a student-run college admissions and high school/college lifestyles website. You can follow The Prospect on Facebook and Twitter.</i><p>I used to love reading about what to ask on a college tour. …

College & University

Death Of Conversation: 22+ Images Of How Smartphones Take Over Our Lives

I give many a chemical rush when they answer my call, 8-10 Americans believe I am addictive, and I can kill you if I'm misused. What am I? A …