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America's Largest Student Loan Firm Abused Borrowers And Broke The Law, Officials Say

Navient Corp., formerly Sallie Mae, encouraged call center workers to rush struggling borrowers off the phone rather than explain debt-relief programs.<p>Navient Corp., the nation’s largest student loan company, violated state laws that ban unfair or abusive practices by paying call center workers …

Finance

Religion doesn't make kids more generous or altruistic, study finds

Here's a discovery that could make secular parents say hallelujah: Children who grow up in nonreligious homes are <i>more</i> generous and altruistic than children from observant families.<p>A series of experiments involving 1,170 kids from a variety of religious backgrounds found that the non-believers were …

Religion

This Mother's Reaction to Her Son's Fit of Anger Can Teach Us All a Lesson in Parenting

<i>This story from mom and blogger Kathleen Fleming of Majestic Unicorn about her son accidentally breaking a mirror in the house is absolutely inspiring.</i><p>This was my hallway last Wednesday.<p>Broken. Sharp. Treacherous.<p>This was my hallway.<p>It was my son who did this.<p>Sometimes, often really, things break — …

Have our kids gotten soft? Five ways to teach them grit

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's a phrase I've heard more than once from friends who are in hiring positions. "Kids today..." they say, referring to employees in their 20s who complain or threaten to quit soon after starting because either the workload isn't quite what they expected, or the work itself just isn't what …

Parenting

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Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Web Traffic

“We are a very misunderstood group of parents”: Home-schooling isn’t just for the Duggars anymore

The practice has long been the domain of the Christian right. New research suggests its demographics are evolving<p>Homeschooling gets a bad rap. After all, perhaps the most well-known homeschooling family right now is the Duggars. Among some circles, they were often touted as a homeschooling success …

7,000 New Homeschoolers In Florida Shows New Trend Against Public Education

Blog<p>“And at the U.S. Department of Education, Common Core is dead.” This is music to the ears of advocates for federalism, school choice, and, …

How to Get Along With Your Adult Daughter (or Daughter-in-Law)

I frequently see older female clients who are struggling with getting along with their daughters or daughters-in-law. Here are some of the more common issues, from the mother's perspective:<p>- She doesn't want to be close.<p>- I don't know anything about her life.<p>- She never wants to get together.<p>- She …

28 Lego Tables with Storage for Huge Lego Fans

Are you tired of stepping on <b>LEGO</b> everywhere? I am. And it’s inspired me to collect the best DIY LEGO table ideas with storage that I could find!<p>See …

Lego

DIY Magnetic Knife Holder

Check out this creative and cheap way to store your knives. A magnetic knife block allows you to display, store, and easily access your kitchen …

My Top 10 Favorite Free Homeschool Sites

I don’t write a lot about homeschooling here. Not because it’s not a big part of my life (it <i>is</i>!), but mostly because I know it tends to be a bit of a …

Best iPhone apps to help you plan the perfect wedding

Need help planning your wedding? These iPhone apps are sure to help you plan the perfect day you'll never forget!Your wedding day is one of the most …

The Next Big Social Idea: Unconditional Basic Income

Total Freedom Short from Tree Media on Vimeo.<p>In 2014, serious voices from Pope Francis to Thomas Piketty, in his book <i>Capital in the Twenty-First Century</i>, have lamented ever-widening inequality. Others have expressed concern that "the second machine age" of digital technologies will entail the …

Attention Ladies: The Greatest Hair Volumizing Tool Of All Time Has Been Invented

July this year I was speaking at BlogHer, my second time speaking at this annual women's blogging and marketing conference. The first time was when I was just 16--my very first speaking gig. It was a great conference, my session went well, I met some wonderful people...but one of the most memorable …

Video: A CGI Artist’s Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Composition

The basic rules of composition apply to almost every visual art there is, be it photography, painting or graphic design. Whether it’s the rule of …

Colorado students leave class to protest proposed history teachings

For the third straight day Wednesday hundreds of high school students walked out of their classrooms in suburban Denver in an act of civil disobedience to protest proposed curriculum changes that would curtail lessons about civil disobedience and other topics such as civil disorder.<p>The Jefferson …

Education

In Texas Textbooks, Moses Is a Founding Father

The Texas State Board of Education is studying how textbook publishers responded to the state’s ideologically driven guidelines for teaching history. …

Help for student loan debtors

The president will issue an executive order Monday in the name of easing student borrowers’ debt loads by capping repayments at 10 percent of their monthly income, the White House confirmed to POLITICO.<p>President Barack Obama said in his weekly address Saturday that he would take action on student …