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5 tantrum-taming secrets from a family therapist

There is no denying that tantrums are one of the hard parts of parenting. The good news is that they are an incredibly normal and healthy emotional …

Hobby Lobby

Narcissism Explained: Jungian Theory | The Recovery Expert

<b>Warning:</b> This is not light reading!<p><b>Introduction</b><p>Here’s an interesting approach to defining and describing narcissism using Jungian theory as a basis. …

Psychology

Children's wellbeing goes hand in hand with their dads' mental health

We know from new research that children whose mothers are depressed may respond differently to stress, have altered immunity and be at greater risk …

Mental Health

Revolutions: The gut microbiome

Revolutions is our new series that brings together a hand-picked selection of recent articles canvassing cutting-edge insights into major scientific …

Microbiology

9 Surprising Facts About Anxiety Triggers That Psychiatrists Want You To Know

Although some may not understand what constitutes a "trigger," it's a thing more people experience than you might expect. And while common anxiety …

Courage at Age 3 | Social & Emotional Growth | Child Development | PBS Parents

Prepare your child to tackle something new:<p>Help Them Through Their Fears<p>Pay attention to signs that your child is afraid or nervous in a …

The theory of mind myth

Even experts can’t predict violence or suicide. Surely we're kidding ourselves that we can see inside the minds of others<i>By Robert Burton</i>Read at Aeon

How to Make Your Wifi Router as Secure as Possible

Though more router manufacturers are making routers easier to set up and configure—even via handy little apps instead of annoying web-based …

Parenting In The Age Of Screens: Here's What The Experts Do

<i>A version of this piece ran in February 2018.</i><p>Parents today struggle to set screen time guidelines.<p>One big reason is a lack of role models. Grandma doesn't have any tried-and-true sayings about iPad time. This stuff is just too new.<p>But many experts on kids and media are also parents themselves. So …

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A Harvard Psychologist Explains Why Your Brain Never Runs Out of Problems to Find

Thanks a lot, brain.<p>Why do many problems in life seem to stubbornly stick around, no matter how hard people work to fix them?<p>It turns out that a …

All the best apps of 2018. (So far.)

If you can't remember the last time you downloaded a new app you loved, you're long overdue for a home screen refresh.<p>Luckily, we're halfway through …

How to raise resilient kids—the Finnish way

Finnish children start school at the age of seven, whereas in the UK children start school at five, and in Canada at age five or six. The relatively …

5 Harsh Truths About Potty Training

Potty training is a crappy business and just because you have a plan, that does not guarantee success for your kid in the bathroom.<p>Well-considered …

Your old iPod or Walkman could be worth thousands - see how much your retro gadgets could fetch

Clear out your loft – classic gadgets from the 1980s and 90s are changing hands for thousands of pounds.<p>Retro technology fans are paying big money …

Dads, it's time to reassess how we're raising our kids — especially our boys.

Parents and carers, listen up:<p>The development of emotional literacy and intelligence is not a task we can outsource to a school system, youth group, …

Parenting

How to Improve Acoustics in Your Home Studio

An article on the basics of improving room acoustics in your home studio.The post How to Improve Acoustics in Your Home Studio appeared first on The …

Anthony Bourdain’s Girlfriend, Asia Argento, Speaks Out About His Death

Anthony Bourdain’s death by suicide at age 61 shocked the world on Friday morning. Many public figures, including fellow chefs, celebrities, and travel writers, have already publicly expressed their surprise and sadness at the staggering loss of such an iconic figure in the culinary and travel …

Anthony Bourdain

Remembering Anthony Bourdain's Love For Music

Anthony Bourdain's Twitter bio simply reads "enthusiast" which may be why the news of his death by his own hand has hit many fans so bluntly today. He was a truth-telling enthusiast you could trust. He explored the world for us with open heart, eyes and certainly appetite. Who among us didn't want …

7 Lessons Only Your Dad Could Ever Teach You In Your 20s

Thank goodness for dads. I don't know about you, but mine is like my best friend. He's the one who would put my hair in a ponytail before summer …

20 Notoriously Underrated Writers You Should Be Reading

What makes an author underrated? Well, there’s an argument to be made that most literary writers are—by virtue of the fact that these days they are …

Left untreated, stress can affect kids’ health for a lifetime. Here’s how to help them cope.

By Smita Malhotra<p>I woke up in an ambulance.<p>The last thing I could remember was standing on a ledge in an auditorium and practicing for my school’s choir performance. I was in ninth grade, it was my first field trip in my new home here in the United States, and I was nervous. Then everything went …

Parenting

If we don’t want our sons to be monstrous men, we have to help them curb their anger

By Jessica Machado<p>I have never had a job where the mood wasn’t set by the temperament of men.<p>I’ve witnessed men chuck pens, wadded paper, whatever was in their hands, at a wall or down a hallway the second frustration struck. Once, when asked a question, a man slammed his hands on his desk, pointed …

Parenting

7 Ways to Address a Child's Obnoxious Behavior

Whether your child is burping loudly at the dinner table or poking his brother in the arm just to annoy him, obnoxious behavior can be downright …

What is CBD? The 'miracle' cannabis compound that doesn't get you high

The cannabis-derived chemical is non-psychoactive, and – while federally illegal – has been hailed as a cure for disease<p>In early May, a federal court declined to protect cannabidiol (CBD), a chemical produced by the cannabis plant, from federal law enforcement, despite widespread belief in its …

U.S. Federal Courts

Subwoofer 101: How to place and set up your subwoofer

On the A/V awesomeness scale, few components compete with the subwoofer. There’s just something primal about a box made for the sole purpose of …

Audiophile

How To Raise Brave Kids Without Bullying Them

Parents can help children be brave without looking like a bully, by offering encouragement with a major dose of empathy and love.<p>It’s difficult to …

Parenting

Tool Member Reveals What New Album Needs To Accomplish 'Or I Better Quit!'

Tool drummer Danny Carey discussed the band’s new album in a new <b>Kerrang</b> interview.<p>“All I can say is when you listen to Opiate, Undertow, Enima, …

How Science Is Unlocking the Secrets of Addiction

Magazine<p>We’re learning more about the craving that fuels self-defeating habits—and how new discoveries can help us kick the habit.<p>Patrick Perotti scoffed when his mother told him about a doctor who uses electromagnetic waves to treat drug addiction. “I thought he was a swindler,” Perotti …

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