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This 'Calling Card' Hasn't Expired Jan. 09, 2019

The Word Guy

When a TV weather forecaster described a November blast of cold air as "winter's calling card," I wo... Read More

Words That Go Bump in the Night Dec. 26, 2018

The Word Guy

As a young graduate student, I once took a flight to Minneapolis that left LaGuardia Airport in New ... Read More

I Completely 'Choke' on Tests Dec. 20, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 19 and attending a community college. I will be transferring to a four-year univers... Read More

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Teacher? Dec. 20, 2018

At Work

Teaching is an honorable profession, one respected by the public, parents, students and the administ... Read More

Sounding the Snooze Alarm on the Sleep-Deprived Dec. 14, 2018

C Force

I left off last week's conversation with the mention of some of the results of the largest experimen... Read More

New Books on Language Bring Holiday Cheer Nov. 21, 2018

The Word Guy

There's no place like tome for the holidays. These new books will delight the word-lovers on your sh... Read More

These Tools Have Fascinating 'Handles' Nov. 07, 2018

The Word Guy

During college, I spent an entire summer with a lute in my hands. No, I wasn't strumming medieval ma... Read More

She's Her Nov. 03, 2018

Katiedid Langrock

I was scared of having a daughter. I didn't know how to raise a girl in this world of unlimited ands... Read More

Schools Should Be Prudent in Scheduling Makeup Time Oct. 30, 2018

Daily Editorials

Hurricane Florence resulted in the deaths of 39 people in North Carolina, displaced thousands more a... Read More

Florida's Low-Cost Schools Have High Value Oct. 29, 2018

Daily Editorials

Florida's K-12 public schools are among the best in the nation. Find that surprising? Well, if so, y... Read More

How to Change the World: From Rebel Girls, and Boys, Who've Done So Oct. 26, 2018

Kids' Home Library

Millions of women have been changing their social media profile photos to black squares this month, ... Read More

The Prescription for a Smart Child Sep. 06, 2018

Lenore Skenazy

Think back to how you spent lots of sweet time as a child and there you are, playing. The fact that ... Read More

Give Your Kids More Time to Just Play Jul. 19, 2018

Lenore Skenazy

When the world's leaders gather at Davos, they talk about business, society and the future. This yea... Read More

Libra Moon of Justice May. 24, 2018

Horoscopes by Holiday

For some, choosing kindness in the small moments of everyday life is a relatively new mindset. For o... Read More

Why Johnny Can't Jump Feb. 15, 2018

Lenore Skenazy

Uht-oh. A study in Ireland has found that kids are losing the agility and basic physical skills we u... Read More

Learning to Complain Feb. 07, 2018

Single FileĀ®

Opening your mouth isn't only for feeding; it's also for complaining. But let's face it: Most women ... Read More

All Structure and No Play Apr. 13, 2017

Lenore Skenazy

Every day after school and all day on weekends, kids run outside — to get in the car to get to... Read More

Books About Kindness Are Much Needed Oct. 14, 2016

Kids' Home Library

Child psychologists and educators suggest that kids read books when they have issues with potty trai... Read More

Learning to Work Sep. 05, 2016

Marc Dion

I live in the city where I work, and it's a tight little city, and on my way to work, I see the kids... Read More

Books to Help Ease Kids Back Into School Aug. 12, 2016

Kids' Home Library

These lively picture books will remind students that school can be fun and exciting. From Pete the C... Read More