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Posted 05/24/2015 11:17:49 EDT
Re the marshmallow test- How did the researchers precisely measure (and then control against) each child's individual level of hunger (actual and perceived by the individual) prior to presenting him o more »
Posted 05/20/2015 09:17:22 EDT
What fun! The olds are a bunch of insecure posers. Got it. Next, let's have an article deriding the youngers as impatient, whiny, naive, self-centered and arrogant. Remember to mention how they preten more »
Posted 03/29/2015 01:56:30 EDT
I would like to see some critical thinking applied here. What do the numbers above really mean? If you're only looking at the number of exams taken vs. the number of passing scores achieved, that tell more »
Posted 03/03/2015 05:40:26 EST
"But I spent hours digging out my car, so that saved space is the FRUIT OF MY LABORS!" No. The only fruit of your shoveling-labors is GETTING TO DRIVE YOUR CAR AGAIN. The street isn't yours, yes that more »
Posted 02/01/2015 10:34:58 EST
Forget the law, I don't trust the duckface selfie. more »
Posted 02/01/2015 10:13:36 EST
We love our attic fan. Our house is not air-conditioned. And it exists. more »
Posted 01/11/2015 12:32:41 EST
The easy answer is to blame his parents, teachers, school admin - easy and worthless answer, honestly, if the goal is to make a difference. I have more faith in *your* potential to help here, no matte more »
Posted 11/23/2014 11:15:13 EST
That's interesting. What do you think are the reasons he was crying? more »
Posted 10/20/2014 08:48:16 EDT
Wait, what? Were you trying to say something? more »
Posted 10/11/2014 10:39:26 EDT
When the mom of my kid's friend failed to carpool her to dance class as planned, the school just shuffled my daughter into the aftercare room - and neither this mom nor the school phoned me. At 5pm th more »
Posted 08/25/2014 06:43:30 EDT
The iPad is most often used as a toy. When my middle schooler needs to get real work done, she goes straight to her chromebook. Real keyboard, google docs, no distractions. more »
Posted 08/18/2014 05:04:49 EDT
I received a strange phone call the other day. My insurance company, Cigna, wanted to offer me free "counseling" via phone, to help alleviate stress in my life. The counselor would be a Cigna employee more »
Posted 08/17/2014 08:58:49 EDT
No name for the driver who took her pass? more »
Posted 07/23/2014 10:18:16 EDT
I don't drink coffee, but I may visit soon just to get Mo Farah's autograph! Very excited!!!In awe of his half marathon time of one hour twenty three seconds.Wait, what? more »
Posted 07/20/2014 05:20:52 EDT
It's called the "under-butt". Close cousin of "side-boob". The term was popular in discussions online a couple of years ago. Hope that helps. more »
Posted 05/19/2014 07:59:49 EDT
What is the purpose of all the hyperbole in this piece? Sarcasm? Did the author not particularly care for Elizabeth Kolbert's book, but doesn't want to say as much? Was she paid to promote the book more »
Posted 05/13/2014 06:42:02 EDT
Sebastian Smee, what a delightful piece of writing! I used to think that the boy with the chipmunk was my favorite work of Copley's. On my next MFA visit I'll make sure to look for the corkscrew. Tha more »
Posted 03/03/2014 04:57:17 EST
Question: Are other marchers prohibited from wearing shirts defining their organization's purpose? Or just Mass Equality? Parade organizers can ban the word "gay" if that suits them. It's their gam more »
Posted 02/23/2014 10:37:20 EST
Oh come ON, you two are adorable together! I think everyone reading would agree.
Posted 01/30/2014 09:53:40 EST
Fontbonne seniors: I have an idea for your required "social justice" project for Theology 4!
Posted 01/30/2014 09:30:13 EST
Fire every Catholic school employee who has used a condom!
If they want tax-exempt status as an employer, they need to follow anti-discrimination laws.
Posted 01/05/2014 09:47:11 EST
This article belongs in The Onion. Very disappointed in the Globe today.
Posted 08/10/2012 10:58:55 EDT
I don't care how many celebrities live there... Some "outsiders" say that all the islanders are brushing under their rug is hatred and paranoia, but how do we mainlanders know it's not meth labs and d more »
Posted 06/17/2012 10:35:25 EDT
Spanking = Failure to Teach.
At the first point when you begin to consider spanking them, go back and figure out how and what you have failed to *teach them*, and for god's sake TRY AGAIN.
Posted 08/28/2011 11:13:04 EDT
Had this employee (mentioned above) ever had music class and sang Fiddle Eye Fee, Rattlin' Bog or any other song that has a built-in sequence to remember? Developmentally-appropriate music classes are more »
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