Cringing at Church: What It's Like as an Autistic Person in Your Congregation
Autistic people will be in your congregation. They too are fearfully and wonderfully—if a little differently—made.
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…
Why Finland's schools are top-notch
Pasi Sahlberg says America can learn from Finland, which has one of the leading education systems in the world.
FAQ: Why does the Church care about Marriage?
In this 5-week series, MUR is going over a few of the FAQs on our website. This week we look at FAQ #10: Why does the Catholic Church care so much about marriage? Short answer: Because it’s such a good thing for people and for society. In fact, nothing really compares to marriage when it …
Harvard psychologists have been studying what it takes to raise 'good' kids. Here are 6 tips.
Help unlock your child's best self with a few tried-and-true strategies.
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.
How to Help Teens Weather Their Emotional Storms
A D.I.Y. snow globe full of glitter is an apt metaphor for the emotional chaos of the adolescent brain.
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…
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