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Montessori at home: 10 tasks young kids can totally do on their own

"Help me do it myself" is a common phrase we try to remember in Montessori.<p>Young children crave independence. They are driven to achieve it from …

Montessori

One-Pan Dinner Recipes to Make in Your Oven This Fall - Chowhound

As though the glorious return of pumpkin spice, blazer weather, and technicolor foliage wasn’t enough, here’s the true reason why I celebrate the …

Vegetables

10 phrases Montessori teachers use for kids who don't want to go to school

No matter how excited your child was to pick out a new lunchbox and backpack this year, there will likely be days when they just don't want to go to …

Parenting

8 Montessori-inspired phrases to use for each stage of potty training

While we look forward to milestones, like introducing baby to their first foods and watching them take their first steps, for some reason potty …

How To Use Kanban To Become Insanely Productive: A Short Guide

Are you searching for the perfect productivity system?<p>First the bad news: It doesn’t exist. You’re going to have to do the work no matter what system you use.<p>Now the good news: Kanban is an easy-to-use and -learn system that can help avoid feeling overwhelmed by those endless To Do lists.<p>Let’s dive …

Kanban

18 Classic Japanese Dishes You Can Make At Home

Drop the instant ramen and bookmark this right now.

Recipes

To Doula Or Not To Doula?

Towards the end of my pregnancy, I began considering, in earnest, how I was going to push my son out from between my legs: Where? With drugs? Without …

This Song by Imogen Heap Is Scientifically Designed to Make Your Baby Smile

There’s a lot of bubbly, cheery music geared toward babies out there, but this melody was composed using the power of science.<p>The song, written and …

University of London

Easy and Inexpensive Way to Clean Grout Yourself

Easy and Inexpensive Way to Clean Grout Yourself<p>Updated on January 17, 2018<p>Save Money Cleaning Grout Yourself<p>Ceramic tile is so beautiful when it is …

This happiness hack from a wildly popular Stanford class can help you create a life you love

Thanks to master organizer Marie Kondo, many of us now evaluate our belongings based on the principle that things we love should bring us joy. But too often, we fail to bring the same level of scrutiny to the rest of our lives. Just as passivity can leave us buried under a lot of junk we don’t …

20 Flat-Belly Breakfasts You Need in Your Life

Stop bloat before it starts.<p><i>This article was written by Keri Glassman, R.D., and provided by our partners at</i> Rodale Wellness<i>.</i><p>It's the most important meal of the day, so it's only right that it not only nourishes you, but also helps keep you slim. That being said, it's easy to get stuck in a rut …

Breakfast

50 questions to ask your spouse on date night that can strengthen your marriage

You have caught the man of your dreams and love every second you spend together. That's great! Everyone wishes they could say the same thing. Even if …

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7 Foods with More Protein Than a Chicken Breast

Because after a while chicken starts to taste like paper.<p>We’re totally on team chicken breast. It’s incredibly lean! It’s got a ton of filling protein! But every once in a while, you might get bored of chowing down on the same old bird. <i>(</i><i>Want to</i> <i>tone your entire body</i><i>? Check out the Women's Health</i> …

Nutrition

The Skill Men Need Most to Make Marriage Awesome

First, we learn it's a thing. We wake up. We become aware of the water we constantly swim in. We learn what empathy actually is.<p>(Image/theamericangenius.com)<p>I think I know why our relationships fail more than half the time, and how most men -- even good-character guys who are easy to get along with …

Siblings

5 Apps That'll Help You Solve Any Color Challenge

Download these to find your perfect palette.<p>In a world where there are countless shades of beige alone, it's no wonder finding a great paint color can take months. Luckily, a new generation of apps for iPhone and Android aim to take some of the guesswork out of the process.<p>Coolors<p><i>Best for: Finding</i> …

App Store

He Asked 1500+ Elders For Advice On Living And Loving. Here's What They Told Him.

Karl Pillemer has spent the last several years systematically interviewing hundreds of older Americans to collect their lessons for living.<p>Pillemer admits he's an advice junkie. He's also a Ph.D. gerontologist at Cornell University.<p>Some years ago, after turning 50, he wondered whether there is …

Divorce

13 Problems Easily Solved With Tension Rods

Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, theyre super helpful around the house.<p>Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, they're super helpful around the house.

Pancakes

Here's What The Young CEO With The 1,284-Slide Presentation On Life Lessons Doesn't Get About Life

Writes Valleywag's Nitasha Tiku: "It's what 'The Secret' sounds like after you lock yourself in a conference room with a week's supply of Soylent and a whiteboard."<p>Allis's insights, explored over 1,284 slides, range from:<p>To:<p>To:<p>Some of it is vague:<p>Although mostly fine advice, the presentation boils …

7 Reasons You Should Date a Girl Who Travels

Dating someone who loves to travel could can be a rewarding experience. People who travel are open-minded and often live with their heart wide open, which makes for great conversation and enthusiastic relationships.<p>Several years ago, I was sitting in my cubicle at work, as the coworker who sat …

Travel Writing

What Are the Best Last-Minute Hotel Booking Apps?

<i>A:</i><p>Procrastinators are about to get the last laugh. Turns out you can save 10 to 40 percent if you book a hotel at the last minute through an app.<p>According to an Expedia report, more than 65 percent of people who book a hotel room within 24 hours of their stay do so from a mobile device. Big-name …

How to Find Fulfilling Work

<i>“If one wanted to crush and destroy a man entirely, to mete out to him the most terrible punishment,”</i> wrote Dostoevsky, <i>“all one would have to do would be to make him do work that was completely and utterly devoid of usefulness and meaning.”</i> Indeed, the quest to avoid work and make a living of doing …

Brewery tour of Alaska

A road trip of Interior and Southcentral Alaska is an excellent approach for discovering the regions’ best sights: the tallest mountain in North America, the largest wild salmon in the world as well as a myriad of adventures. And almost every town from Fairbanks to Homer is home to at least one …

When The Internet Is Your Brain: “H+” Depicts The Dark Future Of Physical Computing

By Reggie Ugwu10 minute Read<p>In H+: The Digital Series, a post-apocalyptic techno-thriller that debuts today from producer Bryan Singer (<i>The Usual</i> …

30 + Camping Recipes!

You all knew it was only a matter of time before I put together this insane list of <b>30+ Camping Recipes</b>, right? No? Well take a good look around …

The 7 Main Elements of Happiness and How To Use Them All | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You know, I think happiness has become a complicated game thanks to the self-help world. As much there are people, books, guides, articles, blogs and …

Happiness

Find Your Passion With These 8 Thought-Provoking Questions

Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question, collected the provocative questions top designers, tech innovators, and entrepreneurs ask themselves to spark creativity.<p>In a previous post, I shared questions that can help in overcoming fear of failure. But sometimes, there’s an even more basic …

Clarify and Align With Your Values for a Happier and More Fulfilling Life

“It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are” – Roy E. Disney Values are the ideas and beliefs that we consider to be most …

Change Your Entire Life with this Simple Technique from Thích Nhất Hạnh.

<i>To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.</i><p>~ Thich Nhat Hanh<p>I was visiting a friend …