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Historical Fiction Titles: ten of my favourites for #Pb10for10 2015

It is that time of year where picture book love is celebrated and shared! Yes, <i>Picture book 10 for 10</i> is here!<p>This celebration of picture books is …

a picture book for every emotion (okay, 30 of them)

Picture books often address a particular emotion, explicitly or not, and it’s one of my favorite things about them. They give you a certain reaction, …

Books

10 Ways to Save 10 Minutes in Your Morning Routine

<b>Missing the train, missing that crucial morning meeting, or being just a few minutes too late for morning coffee catch-up -- those extra 10 minutes in the morning can affect your entire day. And they accumulate quickly. When we allow it, getting ready in the morning can extend far past the amount</b> …

7 Ways to Tame Inbox Clutter

Last In First Out. Reverse chronological order. Archiving everything and starting with a blank slate.<p>When it comes to taming email clutter and …

Time Management
Kids

Back to School Organizing: Lunch and Snack Prep

The following is a guest post from regular contributor, Yuni at Love Your Abode. Can you believe students are already going back to school? My older …

Lunch

15 Awesome Tools Organized People Use

It's time to take back your life. Leverage a combination of technology and proven practices from organized people to help you take control of the …

Best Money Tips: Ways You're Wasting Money at the Grocery Store

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways you’re wasting money at the grocery store, how to fund a …

Personal Finance

How to Organize a Stress-Free Back to School Routine

Back to school is right around the corner, causing moms and dads across Canada to gear up for the big race -- the race against the clock! Any parent …

23 Genius Ways to Get Organized Before School Starts

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Domestic Technology

The Overnight Oats Recipe That Can Help You Lose Weight

Not a morning person? Make this amazing overnight oats recipe before slipping under the covers, and the thought of the sweet and chewy coconut oatmeal, crunchy almonds, and chocolate chips will practically pull you out of bed.<p>It's the perfect breakfast if you're watching your weight because it …

4 Things That Affect Weight That Have Little to Do With Food

<i>By Nirvana Abou-Gabal</i><p>Many people seem to think of weight management as an equation of calories in minus calories out. The food we eat is factored against the energy burned while exercising and going about one's daily life. An excess of calories going into the body results in weight gain, a deficit …

Wellness

8 Exercises You Can Do At Work Without Anyone Knowing

When the mid-day slump strikes, it's unlikely that you'll be willing to get up out of your office chair and do a set of burpees in the hallway. Getting a little fitness routine in, however, can help give you a boost of energy.<p>Try these subtle exercises you can do at your desk without announcing …

Workouts

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Exercise 1 Dumbbell Bench Press<p>Lie faceup on a bench with your arms straight, a dumbbell in each hand <b>(A)</b>. Lower the dumbbells until they’re close to the sides of your chest <b>(B)</b>, then press them back up to the starting position. That's one rep. Do 10 reps, then go to move 2 without rest.<p>Exercise 2 …

10 Mini-Hacks to Overcome Procrastination

I totally get it. You have big thoughts of what you want to get done for the day. Then your friend calls, so you talk for awhile. After that, you …

Time Management

Can an App Really Help Manage Your Mental Health?

Or will the proliferation of apps designed to help mental wellbeing provide an excuse for keeping mental health services underfunded?<p>Suffering from anxiety, depression, insomnia, or even schizophrenia? It'll probably come as no surprise that there's now an app for that. With modern life completely …

Mental Health

Sounds True Presents: Body and Mind are One, Part 1

Yoga and Weight Loss

<b>Yoga and Weight Loss</b> <br>Do you think yoga can really help you in losing your weight? The answer is ‘yes’. Yoga is a well-known stress buster. Moreover, …

7 Yoga Poses to Help You Wake Up

Unless you're a bright-eyed, bushy-tailed morning person who hops out of bed with the sunrise, getting up in the morning can be tough. With the alarm going off, the day's agenda jolting us awake and the morning routine underway, we often start our days in a stressed out state.<p>Instead of making your …

Yoga

5 Ways Weekends Can Boost Your Productivity Monday Through Friday

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A long, stress-filled workweek can drain all your energy and leave you exhausted by Friday afternoon. Then on Monday morning, you know you have to start the whole cycle all over again.<p>You need rest, relaxation and rejuvenation to be …

Productivity

6 Back-to-School Apps to Help You Remember Everything

Between that just-announced work meeting and weekend brunch with friends, sometimes remembering the important stuff can be a little tough. Instead of sticking Post-It notes all over everything we own, we’re putting those smartphones to work. This week, it’s time to Upgrade Your Life and download …

Apps

How A First-Day-Of-School Lesson Can Improve Classroom Management For The Rest Of The Year

There exists a strategy that, if taught on the first day of school, can have a profound effect on the rest of the year. It takes little if any …

Teaching

21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom

<b>21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom</b>by <b>Lynn Usrey</b>Every teacher wants to be able to make his or her classroom environment the optimum place …

Education Technology

Individualized Learning in Elementary School – Montessori Works!

Our lower elementary students begin each day with their individual work plans, where they keep a detailed list of lessons and activities to be …

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Study Indicates That Montessori Education Provides Better Outcomes Than Traditional Methods

A study comparing outcomes of children at a public inner-city Montessori school with children who attended traditional schools indicates that …