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The One Question Every Parent Should Quit Asking

"It's like she's not even practicing."<p>Audrey's piano teacher was standing in front of me, giving her honest assessment. Her eyes were kind, and her voice soft, but my parental guilt turned her statement into a question. One I couldn't answer. So I just faked a diarrhea attack and ran to the …

Dogs

A Sour Deception: Citric Acid Comes From GMO Black Mold, Not Fruit

Just what is your food made of, anyway? Try industrial synthesis, genetically modified mold secretions, hydrochloric acid, mercury-contaminated …

We might have autism backwards: What “broken mirror” and “broken mentalizing” theories could have wrong

The dominant autism theories — assuming a lack of or diminished social sensitivity — need to be reexamined<p><i>To be an autistic child means, with variable degrees of severity, to be incapable to establish meaningful social communications and bonds, to establish visual contact with the world of others,</i> …

The Highly Sensitive Child – The Highly Sensitive Person

What is a Highly Sensitive Child?<p>A highly sensitive child is one of the fifteen to twenty percent of children born with a nervous system that is …

Personality

Raising an Introvert In an Extrovert World

Here's how you can bring out the best in your quiet, reserved child.<p>It was a typical birthday party Saturday. I pulled up to the curb eager to hear about all the fun my 4-year-old son, Peter, had just had with his new classmates from preschool. Then I unlatched the gate and my heart sank. While 12 …

Parenting

Two Decades From War, Unrest Simmers Anew In Bosnia

In Bosnia-Herzegovina, protesters have begun to gather in several towns to demand the resignation of the regional government. Their complaints range from corruption to unemployment, but some say the roots of the unrest can be found in the flawed system established two decades ago, in the wake of …

Bosnia unrest puts spotlight on broken peace accord

TUZLA/SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Enver Mehmedovic spends his days behind an iron gate, guarding the factory he used to work in from its owner.<p>Production lines that once produced ‘Dita’ detergent used in households up and down the former Yugoslavia now stand idle and Mehmedovic suspects that the tycoon …

Somebody Dropped A GoPro From A Plane Into A Pig Pen, And The Footage Is Amazing (VIDEO)

There are two versions of this story.<p>In one, about eight months ago somebody flying in a plane dropped a GoPro camera. The camera fell from the sky …

At 102, Reflections On Race And The End Of Life

<i>Rosa Finnegan celebrated her 102nd birthday on Wednesday. She was born in 1912 — the year the Titanic sank. She stopped working at 101 and now lives in a nursing home in Massachusetts. Time has gone by fast, she says.</i><p><i>Below are excerpts from Rosa's interview, reported and produced by</i> Ari Daniel <i>and</i> …