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Illustrating Go the F**k To Sleep

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Once upon a time parents simply swallowed their discontent when it came to whiny kids who didn’t want to go to sleep. We lived in a land where, on any given night, mom and dad displayed more patience than Gandhi; never a single bleepable…
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Is Your Child Ready for Advanced Placement?

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The good news: more Latino high school students are enrolling and succeeding in elite Advanced Placement courses. The bad news: many students—of all ethnicities and races—are walking into the rigorous, college-level classes unprepared…
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Q&A: Award-Winning Author Esmeralda Santiago

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Esmeralda Santiago, author of best-selling memoir When I was Puerto Rican, and numerous other titles (Almost A Woman and The Turkish Lover) has a new, historical novel hitting bookstores this week. Conquistadora (Alfred A. Knopf), an epic…
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How to Keep Your Back To School Spending in Check

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It’s that time of year again. The time retailers (and our bank accounts) know that we’re gearing up to spend in droves. Back-to-school shopping is second only to the December holidays when it comes to spending. We are set to throw down…
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Tips for KickBoxing Yourself to Fitness

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You’ve tried power-walking and pilates to shrink your waistline, yoga and meditation to clear your mind...but there are those days, when you just want to throwdown and punch something—anything! For a good, old-school-style sweat that gets…
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How Much Should You Trust Your Child's Teacher?

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Karina Quezada knows what can happen when a parent places too much trust in their child’s teacher. In her native Mexico, a teacher berated Quezada’s eldest son for writing with his left hand. Later, in Houston, another teacher used her…
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My Perfect Son Has Autism

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“He can’t talk, but I think he is a genius!” “Really? How so,” she asked, hesitantly. I could hear my voice quiver as my nerves drove speed into my words. I felt the need to compensate for each concern I had about my son’s…
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Video Test

This example is a custom player with a video pre-roll which can be skipped after 5 seconds. The player is customized with Mamiverse colors and the mamiverse logo watermark on the bottom left (the logo is added by the player and not part of…