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Instant Pot Split Pea Soup

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Penny Pinching: A History of Coin Elongation Machines

Visitors to the 1893 World’s Fair in Chicago—known at the time as the Columbian Exposition because it was the 400th anniversary of Columbus’s …

Pets

High School Student with Down Syndrome Scores Touchdown [VIDEO]

A football dream comes true for a high school senior in New York.<p>Yorktown, NY — It was the touchdown of a lifetime last Friday night for Josiah …

How much you need to save every day to 'never have to worry about money' again

"That is such timeless advice that what happens, sometimes, is it sounds boring," said bestselling author David Bach, who is releasing an updated version of his hit book "The Automatic Millionaire" this December. "And it shouldn't sound [boring], because it's what works," he told Business Insider …

Boy With Down Syndrome Stars In Ad After Mom Fights For Inclusion

Way to go, OshKosh B'gosh.<p>After a modeling agency initially chose to not submit her son with Down syndrome for a casting, Meagan Nash began a campaign for more inclusion in advertising. Now, her son is breaking barriers as the star of a new ad.<p>In October, Nash asked a local modeling agency to …

Asian Barbecue Burgers Recipe

"These burgers include the Asian flavors of hoisin, Sriracha sauce, and sesame oil with a little crushed red pepper for some added heat."<p>Ingredients<p>1 …

100 Women 2016: Designing clothes for people with Down's syndrome

<b>For one woman with Down's syndrome, rejection and discrimination spurred her on - as far as London Fashion Week. Now this designer from Guatemala is on the BBC's 2016 list of 100 inspirational women.</b><p>Before she was an internationally-recognised designer, Isabella Springmuhl says she was rejected by …

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Autism and Down syndrome

Alternative formats<p>Sue Buckley<p>How many children with Down syndrome also have autism and how do we meet their needs?<p>Buckley, S. (2005) Autism and Down …

A modelling agency rejected this little boy with Down Syndrome - but now he's landed a fashion campaign

A boy with Down Syndrome will feature in OskKosh B'Gosh's holiday advertising campaign.<p>It came about after Meagan Nash submitted photos of her 15-months-old son Asher to an advertising company working with OshKosh after a call for models.<p>The agency told her it wasn't looking for babies with special …

My Little Free Library Gives Out 300 Books a Month (And I'm Okay With That)

A little over a year ago, my family put up a Little Free Library in front of our building in Harlem. I had gone through the process of getting the …

'It's So Exciting': Little Girl Tells the World That Down Syndrome Isn't Scary in Viral Video

7-year-old Sofia Sanchez is showing the world that Down syndrome isn’t something to be afraid of.<p>In a video that has more than 15,000 views on …

Pressure Cooker Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Making meatballs in the pressure cooker is easy, fast and splatter-free. I make them often so I’ve streamlined the whole...

Cooking by Feel: Strawberry Refrigerator Jam

To answer Elizabeth's question, here in California we are blissfully deep in the middle of strawberry season. My Mystery Box provider has been …

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

24 Charts That Will Help You Be Healthy AF

Whether it's tips on how to eat healthier, work out more, or just be kinder to yourself.

Notables

You’d never know school was out for the summer by the looks of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Reading Clinic. Despite the break between academic …

7 Surprising Benefits of Exercise

You probably have a vague sense that exercise is good for you—and you’ve probably heard that it’s “healthy for the heart.” But if you’re like most …

Choosing Sides On School Inclusion

Special education should be a service for children, not a place they are sent.<p>It’s a journalist’s job to present the facts, to get both sides of the story and deliver their piece without bias. I haven’t worked as a journalist in three years, yet I realized recently that in some ways I still live …

30 Clever Ways to Make Money Online

Consider selling your original Instagrams, becoming a virtual assistant or providing online tutoring.<p>Who doesn’t want to earn more money? Whether …

9 Lessons the Great Depression Taught Us About Money

Here are nine tips from the era that are still just as relevant today and can save your household a lot of money<p>Lasting from 1929 until 1939, the …

Crockpot Orange Chicken

<i>This Crockpot Orange Chicken is better than take out! It tastes better, is so much healthier, and is ridiculously easy to make. Orange chicken for</i> …

For Parents Who Have Lost A Baby, Some Help With Their Grief

Stephen Ziel still carries around a recording of his daughter's heartbeat on his phone. It sounded strong the whole time she was in the womb.<p>"And the heartbeat's not supposed to be that strong," he says.<p>Not for babies like her. Lydia Joy Ziel was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called …

Ballet Arizona | Adaptive Dance for Down Syndrome

The School of Ballet Arizona is proud to offer a program based on the successful Adaptive Dance Program of Boston Ballet for children ages 5 – 14. …

Down Syndrome

Two Chinese retirees win hearts on epic American road trip

BEIJING — Their great American adventure was off to a rough start.<p>In June, Chen Aiwu, 64, and her husband, Wang Dongsheng, 66, landed in Los Angeles. It was nearly midnight. They could barely communicate. And they were faced with a classic holiday conundrum: a rental car up-sell.<p>No, they did not …

Making Polenta in my Instant Pot Pressure Cooker <br> The Creamiest Polenta I've Ever Eaten!<br>Vegan And Gluten Free

<b>Making Polenta in my Electric Instant Pot Pressure Cooker</b><p>Last month I blogged about my new Electric Instant Pot pressure cooker. I've been using it …

New Down syndrome therapy discovered

BALTIMORE, Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For people with Down syndrome, news from Elixirgen, LLC may brighten their day. The biotechnology company, …

Tips for teaching computer science to students with special needs

Guest Post by Megan Nickels, Lisa Dieker, Trey Vasquez, Matthew Taylor from the University of Central Florida<p>Computer science education is on top of …

Make Your Kid Rich With a Roth IRA

Here’s a tax strategy that will, in one swoop, take money away from the IRS and help your kids make their way in the world. It’s powerful and at the moment vastly underutilized.<p>Set up a Roth retirement account for a youngster. The money grows, undisturbed by taxes, for 50 years. The kid spends it …