My Advice for High School Graduates: Learn a Trade
In the classic 1960s movie The Graduate, a family friend offers Dustin Hoffman, the recent graduate, one word of advice: “plastics.” My advice for today’s high school graduates: “learn a trade.” Unfortunately, there’s a historic stigma about “voc-ed,” the result of snobbery toward certain occupations.
How Much Women Spend On Nails
The nail art and nail polish industry is expanding thanks for a high grossing market in 2012.
Massage Therapy Schools
Massage Schools Resource. Compare Massage Therapy Schools with our reviews, tuition rates, class start dates and financial aid availability.
Child care center websites: what information to look for
Looking for a nurturing, education-orientated child care center online? Here are some tips on how to find a reputable organization.
Holiday Gift Guide: Fun & Educational Toys
We've gathered some of the best educational toys for preschoolers and beyond. This holiday season, give your kids gifts that will lead to laughs and hours of play while growing their minds. STEM-ta...
What Kids Need From Grown-Ups (But Aren't Getting)
Author Erika Christakis mounts a spirited defense of a four-letter word that, she says, isn't used nearly enough in early classrooms: play.
1000 Black Girl Books Resource Guide
This resource guide was created in direct response to the multiple requests made by educators, parents and students. Like Marley Dias, so many of you have asked for books with black girls as the main characters. And because of you, we have received thousands of books. Here we are sharing with you the first 700 book titles. We have not yet catalogued all the books. As a small organization with only two full-time staff, our resources are limited. Beginning in April, each month we will provide you with updates of new book titles This resource includes words of welcome from Marley Dias, Creator of the #1000BlackGirlBooks campaign. It also includes comments from Dr. Lauren Wells, Chief Education Officer, City of Newark who offers us tips on how we can foster and promote reading…
Infographic: How Easy Is It To Switch Instruments?
Drummers, are you curious about the cello? Is it easy or hard to switch from guitar to piano? Learn the tips and tricks for switching instruments in this post by teacher Willy M… Have you bee…
How treating your perfume like beer will make it last
Feel like your fragrance has faded to nothing by the time you even get into the office? Getting a scent to linger is easier than you might think when you follow a few simple strategies.Treat your fragrances like...beer?It might sound odd, but even the finest flacons of perfume are a little like bottles of beer — at least in how you should store them. Just as a lager can turn 'skunky' after being
Church and society must learn from families, pope says at audience
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Society and the church have much to learn from the family and, in fact, the bond between the church and the family is “indisso…