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My adorable son has grown tall, lean and hairy. This explains, in part, the decision to add something unambiguously cute to our life. But Phoebe distracts us from more than just that.
Motherlode Blog: Pay the Babysitter Over $1,900 This Year? You Owe It to Her to Put Her On the Books
Think paying taxes on the babysitter is a “one-percenter” problem? Think again, because if we parents don’t pay taxes on our babysitters, it isn’t just our problem.
Students at the University of Kentucky bred a colt that has a chance to qualify Saturday for the Kentucky Derby.
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Researchers find that students’ reading comprehension was lower when they read books on electronic devices.
My infant son is eligible for five citizenships, and the choice of which passports to apply for turned out to be about much more than visas, paperwork and taxes.
The Learning Network: 10 Ways to Teach and Learn About Spring (While The Learning Network Is on Vacation)
We’re on vacation until Monday, April 21, but we’ve left you with 10 ideas for teaching the joys (and woes) of spring.
Congee is a thick Chinese soup made with rice, which sort of explodes as it cooks.
As a new production of “Of Mice and Men” begins on Broadway, this Text to Text celebrates the friendship at the heart of the novel and poses questions about the role of friendship today.
“A Poem of Changgan” by Li Po and the Sunday Review article “Romance at Arm’s Length” by Daniel Jones appear in this Poetry Pairing.
Schools haven’t been penalizing families who opt out, whether as an objection to standardized testing or to avoid the anxiety high-stakes testing elicits in some children.
The Koala, a satirical tabloid at San Diego State, may be the most offensive student publication out there. So why is it still on campus?