Vicki Bullock

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How to Boost Desire in a Long-Term Relationship

Your libido has its moments—here's how to amp it up no matter how long you've been together.<p>When you've been with the same partner for a <i>long</i> time, there will inevitably be times when you want to climb them like a tree and times that you just don't. It's totally normal.<p>That said, mismatched libidos …

46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …

Quick Workout to Burn Fat and Tone Up All Over

Quick Workout: The 5-Minute One-Dumbbell Workout For Total-Body Toning from Women's Health

The Better-Sex Workout

Kegels aren't the only exercise with down-below payoffs.<p>Bring on the fireworks with these four simple strength moves from New York City personal trainer Jennifer Searles. Mix three sets of each into your regular gym routine up to three days a week for more gratifying sessions in the sack.<p>1. Hip …

Special Education: Landmark Case Affects IEP Meetings

As special education teachers and parents of special needs kids know equally well, sometimes it’s all in the details. Children with special education …

A swift public verdict on ‘Zimmerman Juror B37’

I don’t begrudge people who profit from personal life experiences. There’s often something we can learn from other people’s traumas.<p>Yet there was something upsetting about the swift actions by one juror in the trial of George Zimmerman, who was found innocent of all charges stemming from the …

Obama on Trayvon Martin: The first black president speaks out first as a black American

Trayvon Martin, the president said, could have been him 35 years ago. That would have been Barack Obama at age 17, then known as Barry and living in Honolulu. He had a bushy Afro. Hoodies were not in style then, or often needed in balmy Hawaii. His customary hangout outfit was flip-flops, called …

Is teacher churn undermining real education reform in D.C.?

I suppose the leaders of D.C. Public Schools want me to be happy that social studies teacher Kerry Sylvia won’t be coming back to Cardozo Senior High next year. The sound bite sounded appealing when DCPS Chancellor Kaya Henderson announced recently in her new strategic plan that one way to improve …

The Washington Post - Why the NCTQ teacher prep ratings are nonsense

There are many problems with the survey, including a "shocking" degree of inaccuracy in the data.Copyright 2013 The Washington Post Company

Rating U.S. teaching programs could spur reform

MUCH OF the excellence in American medicine dates to a groundbreaking 1910 study that stimulated medical schools to reshape how doctors were trained. Teacher preparation today needs a similar push; the weakness of education schools is one of the reasons that many schools are struggling and why …

Teacher: D.C. schools forcing ‘us to swallow a magic pill’

My colleague Emma Brown wrote a recent story about a plan by D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson to create ninth-grade academies, which are essentially small schools within schools that are intended to give extra support to first-time high school freshmen. Here’s a reaction to the 9th grade …

Meet the Teach for America Resistance Movement That's Growing From Within

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A network of Teach for America alumni and corps members is organizing in Chicago this weekend as …

Wal-Mart says it will pull out of D.C. plans should city mandate ‘living wage’

The world’s largest retailer delivered an ultimatum to District lawmakers Tuesday, telling them less than 24 hours before a decisive vote that at least three planned Wal-Marts will not open in the city if a super-minimum-wage proposal becomes law.<p><i>[BREAKING NEWS: D.C. City Council approved the</i> …

In District, affordable-housing plan hasn’t delivered

The District’s New Communities Initiative, an affordable-housing plan that was hatched eight years ago, was going to infuse new prosperity into this troubled area 10 blocks from the Capitol. Instead, it has shown how hard it is to make affordable housing work in the modern American city, and how …