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A Roundup of Affordable Pendants Under $100

When it comes to lighting you have a few different moments to make a statement in your room, and pendant lighting is one of those moments. Although …

Rose Gold

22 Holiday Decor Hacks That'll Make You Say "Why Didn't I Know About These Sooner?"

Shout-out to smart, stress-free shortcuts.

Keep This Genius Hack Handy for the Next Time You Get a Splinter

This mama found a smart new way to extract splinters—no needles required.<p>korrakot sittivash/Shutterstock Splinter removal is usually a job for my husband—the thought of spelunking through my kids' skin with tweezers and needles always makes my own skin crawl. But this brand new hack from mama …

These secret Netflix codes uncover a list of 'hidden' films and TV shows — and it's easy to use them

To access the extra content, all you need to do is add the code for the desired genre or sub genre to the end of the usual Netflix URL.<p>For example, to access the list for "action & adventure," you would add the code 1365, making your URL become: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1365.<p>Niche sub …

Entertainment

What to Say to a Grieving Friend

Patrick O’Malley, a Texas-based grief therapist who lost his infant son, wrote a beautiful, beautiful Modern Love essay a couple years ago. This …

Grieving

A Nap Hangout

Good idea.viaSleep is important for our mental and emotional health, and also for our physical heath. The same is true for socializing. (You can …

Sleep

Herstory: Books for Children that Inspire Action

How to Inspire Kids to Play on Their Own

I’ve read 8,000 articles that say that boredom is good for kids. And I agree — being constantly entertained is not realistic or even fun. When our …

The Post

7 Journals & Workbooks for Artists & Writers (Mostly for Kids, but Grownups Will Like These Too)

<i>By Gabrielle.</i>You know all those fabulous design-centered coloring books out there? We have a stack of them, and I’m a big fan. But lately I’ve been …

Sketching

18 Children’s Books With Characters of Color

After our post on raising race-conscious children, we wanted to share some books for kids featuring characters of different races and ethnicities. …

Children's Books

5 Rules for Hosting a Crappy Dinner Party

I love having friends over, but with three kids; big writing dreams; and the never-ending onslaught of preparing and cleaning up breakfast, snack, …

Living Rooms

Great Children’s Book

When hanging out with the boys, I often try to get them to see things from other people’s perspectives… “When we get onto the bus, we have to be …

The Post

7 Best Podcast Episodes

We’ve talked before about podcasts we like. But now and again, you come across an episode that is <i>next level</i> — so good that you laugh out loud or nod …

Podcasting

Green Eggs, Ham And Metaphysics: Teaching Hard Ideas With Children's Books

What is language? What is beauty? Who gets to decide?<p>Philosophers have grappled with these questions for centuries, and they've generated a pile of long (and often tortured) books in their efforts to answer them.<p>But for Tom Wartenberg, some of the best books about philosophy are much shorter and a …

Kids

54 Flipped Classroom Tools For Teachers And Students

Mar 28, 2014 by David Kapuler - edpuzzle.com - 6005<p>Make any video your lesson<p>45<p>4<p>2<p>Upvote<p>Apr 04, 2014 - screencast-o-matic.com - 5579<p>Online screen …

Education Technology

The Most Motivational TED Talks of 2016 | Inc.com

TED talks can inspire you to do your best work, reach for the stars, or even try a new way of tying your shoes. With the 2016 TED Conference wrapped up last month, the folks at TED have gone to work putting some of the best talks they've hosted recently online. Delivered by a TV mogul, the leader …

Doorhandle

Make Your Life Better by Saying Thank You in These 7 Situations

I don’t say “Thank You” as often as I should and I doubt I’m the only one.In fact, I’m starting to believe that “Thank You” is the most …

Self-awareness

SEL Weekly Update

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other …

Teaching

10 of My Favorite Podcast Interviews

On the few occasions where I choose not to dance and sing at the top of my lungs on the way to or from work, I like to listen to podcasts. My …

Self-improvement

Giant Paper Snowflakes

I’ve been dying to share this idea since last summer. I saw a vintage photo of a man holding a giant paper snowflake and I knew we had to recreate it …

Crafting

7 Life-Changing Dry Shampoos

1 of 7<p>I know from speaking with my dark-haired lady friends that the biggest bummer of dry shampoo is the white residue that it can leave behind. …

Things I love for me and us: November

A<i> page from Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova</i><br>1.<b> Wear, for me:</b> <b>MAC's Upward Lash Mascara</b><br>Over the summer I flirted with eyelash extensions but …

Melt The Monster Brain! Halloween Sensory Play

I am so excited to share this monster sensory activity because my daughter LOVED it. She loves brains and how the body works and right now her …

Salt

Monster Stew – Halloween Sensory Play

We LOVE slime and when I was at the store picking up milk I saw these cockroaches, nothing like checking out at the grocery store with a gallon of …

Kids

My (Whittled Down & Much Safer) Makeup Collection

December 10, 2014 In Green Beauty, Makeup, Organization By Sarah James<p><i>(Updated to add: Tarte Cosmetics is doing a 30% sitewide discount through</i> …

My Mom's Skincare Find

My mom has always been my style icon — her menswear shirts, her long hair, her natural smile, the timeless middle part she wore for decades. …

DocHub - Edit and Sign PDF Documents

Securely edit, fax and sign PDF and Word documents for free. Fill forms. Merge documents and reorder pages. Create templates.

21 Handwriting Activities For Kids Who Hate Writing

My son has always been a strong reader. Reading came very easily but handwriting, not so much. When he was younger ( he’s 8 now) he so badly wanted …

Creative Writing

Excellent Google Sheets Tools for Assessment and Grading

July 29, 2015<br>Google Sheets add-ons store has a multitude of excellent educational apps teachers can employ to enhance their productivity and improve …

Hanging Curtains All Wrong

A pretty room with poorly hung curtains is like a beautiful, pulled-together lady wearing way ‘too-small pants’. It cheapens everything else, stands …

Home Decorating