- Racked tackles “beauty oxymorons” and asks, “Are all these liquid powders and solid foams useful? And more importantly, are they fun?”
- U.S. News & World Report suggests three questions to ask at your next job interview.
- Forbes responds to a reader question about a job offer being rescinded after the candidate pushed back on a salary issue.
- Jessica Lahey writes for The Atlantic to say that putting too much pressure on kids for academic excellence has destroyed their love of learning.
- Sunshine and Hurricanes shares back-to-school shopping and saving tips.
- Time magazine looks into whether strong-willed children grow up to have an advantage as adults. One study found “rule breaking and defiance of parental authority turned out to be the best non-cognitive predictor of high income as an adult.”
- On Parenting in The Washington Post has an essay about the way an NBC Olympic gymnastics commentator referred to gymnast Simone Biles’ adoptive parents as “NOT her parents” and the larger issue of ignorance about adoption.
- Sarah Gailey writes for Tor.com to stand “In Defense of Villainesses.”
- Meanwhile, Jo Eberhardt has an essay at Writer Unboxed about the shortage of female protagonists in fiction and how we typically don’t even notice it.
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