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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, …

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 …

Students and Time Management – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

Where I live, school kids have a few weeks left of their summer vacation, but I understand that in some areas, classes have already started up again! …

UHeart Organizing: The Ultimate Homework Zone for Kids

My contributors have been bringing it in the Back-To-School department this year! And good thing, because that is something I haven't even begun to …

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 …

15 Awesome Tools Organized People Use

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

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 …

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

150390<p><h1>A Homework Crate</h1><br /> <br/><br /> <p>This homework crate from <a href="http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/" …

The Easiest Way to Organize Refrigerated Foods

The following is a guest post from regular contributor, Emily R. at My Love For Words. Not long ago, opening my refrigerator door felt a lot like …

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 …

Recipes

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

While of course our food and exercise choices play a large role in how much we weigh, there are more elements at play when it comes to keeping weight under control.<p><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 …

Body Fat

8 Exercises You Can Do At Work Without Anyone Knowing

Try these subtle exercises you can do at your desk without announcing your workout to your coworkers.<p>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 …

Workouts

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Get ready to bust a move—and boost your bust.<p>Nothing short of surgery or gaining body fat can actually increase the size of your breasts. As for making them <i>look</i> bigger, well, that's why the chunk of change we spend on bras each year is larger than the GDP of Iceland.<p>Push-ups and padding aren't your …

10 Mini-Hacks to Overcome Procrastination

Forgot a name? Misplaced your keys? Taking longer to find the right words? Don’t panic. There’s plenty you can do to improve your memory.<p>You’re …

The Brain

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 …

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

Start with deep, slow breathing, staying mindful of how your body feels in each pose; don't push your body too hard to get deep in the poses right away. Give time for your body to wake up and stretch out. It's all great prep for the rigorous day ahead!<p>Unless you're a bright-eyed, bushy-tailed …

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 …

Entrepreneurship

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 …

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 …

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 …