# Practical advice on how and what to do for adults and children

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### How to Grow Tomato Plants (with Pictures)

If you like growing fruit and vegetables, chances are you'll want to grow tomatoes too. With so many varieties to choose from, their delicious taste, and the many health benefits that come with tomatoes, it's only natural that you'll love them.

### 3 Ways to Make Shampoo

Shampoos that are sold in the market contain harsh cleaning agents called sulfates, which can make your hair dry and damaged over time. If you want healthy, shiny hair, you can make your own shampoo using inexpensive ingredients. Learn how to make shampoo with Castile soap, with soap flakes, and with baking soda.

### How to Write a Drama Script (with Pictures)

A drama script in its purest form includes both drama and motion. What you have to work on is character and language. To be reckoned with as Shakespeare, Ibsen, and Arthur Miller, you have to create a strong character and a character who can move the story so that it can be performed in a theater.

### How to Derive Polynomials: 5 Steps (with Pictures)

Deriving a polynomial function can help track changes in its slope. To derive a polynomial function, all you have to do is multiply the coefficients of each variable by their respective powers, decrease by one degree, and remove any constants.

### 3 Ways to Make Learning Fun

Teachers and parents often face the challenge of making learning fun for students and their children. If traditional methods don't appeal to your child, now is the time to try something new. Get children's attention with individual, creative and technology-based learning methods.

### 4 Ways to Stop Bullying

Bullying can be done in many ways, but all of them are still dangerous. Even if there is no physical contact between the perpetrator and the victim, people who are bullied can carry heartache or emotional scars for what they have experienced throughout their lives.

### How to Create a Survey: 14 Steps (with Pictures)

Businesses, educators, government employees, and the common people have a vested interest in gathering information. That's a survey: a way to gather information and learn from respondents. While surveys may look easy at first glance, they are actually much more difficult.

### 5 Ways to Interpret the Verb "Ser" in Spanish

The verb ser in Spanish means "is", or "to be" in English. Unlike the verb estar which refers to a temporary state, ser refers to a longer or permanent state. These verbs are irregular so they don't follow the standard grammar rules.

### How to Achieve Short Term Goals: 10 Steps (with Pictures)

Not all goals in life take long to achieve. Instead, some types of goals must be achieved in a short period of time, such as a few hours, days, or weeks. These short-term goals can be very important, or they can be part of a process to achieve bigger goals.

### How to Write a Critical Essay (with Pictures)

A critical essay is an analytical writing about a work such as a book, film, article, or painting. The purpose of making a critical essay is to provide an overview or interpretation of an aspect of the work or the situation of the work in a wider context.

### How to Increase GPA (with Pictures)

GPA (Graduate Achievement Index) is one of the most important things in college as a measure of your progress in academics. A high GPA can mean a better guarantee for your job opportunities as well as a higher salary, a better job, and of course a better life.

### How to Speak Gibberish: 9 Steps (with Pictures)

You might think that gibberish is some secret gibberish or something a 2 month old baby might say, but in reality, it's a "secret language" that some people use, either for the sake of secrecy or for fun. If you want to join this conversation, pay attention (and read!

### How to Set Up a Time Warner Voicemail: 10 Steps (with Pictures)

After setting up a landline through Time Warner, you can set up voice mail on a landline or other phone (as long as you know the voicemail access number). Once your voice mail is activated, you can check it anytime, on any phone. Step Step 1.

### How to Balance a Chemical Equation: 7 Steps (with Pictures)

A chemical equation is a theoretical or written representation of what happens when a chemical reaction takes place. The law of conservation of mass states that no atoms can be created or destroyed in a chemical reaction, so the number of atoms in the reactants must balance the number of atoms in the products.

### 3 Ways to Improve Math Skills

Feel like you're not good at math even though you have to deal with the subject at school or university? Do not worry; in fact, improving mathematical ability is not as difficult as moving mountains as long as you are willing to continue to practice with great perseverance.

### How to Find Oblique Asymptotes: 8 Steps (with Pictures)

The asymptote of a polynomial is any straight line that approaches a graph but never touches it. The asymptote can be vertical or horizontal, or it can be an oblique asymptote – an asymptote with a curve. The skewed asymptote of a polynomial is found when the degree of the numerator is higher than the degree of the denominator.

### How to Read Poetry (with Pictures)

Reading poetry is about conveying how the poem affects you personally, so you can add your own interpretation above the author (if you didn't write it yourself). Here are instructions for each step of reading poetry, from choosing a style that fits the poem to how to stay calm on stage.

### 3 Ways to Make a DNA Display from Simple Ingredients

Creating DNA models is a great way to learn about how this incredible chemical structure makes up our genes. Using commonly found materials, you can create your own DNA model by combining science and crafts into an interesting project. Step Method 1 of 3:

### How to Write a Journal: 13 Steps (with Pictures)

Journaling is a creative way to record your feelings, and it's free from the fear of judgment or criticism. Writing a journal can also help you deal with complex issues in your life, exploring them thoroughly and openly. It can also be a way to release stress, instead of accidentally venting undigested feelings on someone else.

### How to Speak with a British Accent: 11 Steps (with Pictures)

The particular accents used in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales are each different and with practice you can speak in a genuine-sounding accent. Along with accents there are also styles that you need to take into account to make an impact on those accents.