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This 6-Step Guide Is The Key To Saving Your Marriage

Several factors can lead to problems in a relationship or marriage, and some issues absolutely require more attention and specialized help. If this …

Self-esteem

41 Comics About The Ups And Downs Of Fatherhood

Life is always an adventure if you're a dad.<p>“Two words: Frustratingly wonderful.” That’s how dad and cartoonist Brian Gordon describes fatherhood.<p>Indeed, fatherhood is full of chaos, confusion and a whole lotta love. From pool tosses and Lego projects to bathroom disasters and mealtime fails, there …

Parenting

Get More Sleep. Starting Tonight.

It’s no secret that most of us don’t get enough sleep — or that sleep deprivation can hurt our logical reasoning, focus, and mood. But do you know how to get the seven to nine hours you need? To start, you should go to bed when you’re just starting to feel drowsy. For many people, that’s usually …

Sleep

Ask the Headhunter: Do I have to repay job relocation costs?

<b>Question:</b> Nine months ago I accepted a job which required a move from another state. The company paid for relocation. I signed an agreement saying …

Employment

‘The Handwriting Game’ Tricks Kids Into Practicing Their Penmanship

Even better, it's a perfect rainy day time-killer.<p>‘The Handwriting Game’ is a fun (and funny) rainy day penmanship contest in which kids compete to …

Kids

A former Googler shares his decision-making process to move back to India

My recent post on LinkedIn about heading back to India as a venture capitalist after almost 15 years in the US made me realise just how many people in my network have been mulling on this broader topic: moving back to their respective home countries from their current country of residence for …

Business Development

Avenue of the Giants: Northern California's Most Spectacular 39 Miles

Driving on the Avenue of the Giants<p>The Avenue of the Giants runs parallel to U.S. Highway 101 between Exit 672 near Pepperwood and Exit 645. Driving …

Hiking

How to read body language and use it to get ahead, according to a Secret Service agent

Most of us find ourselves in a meeting environment weekly, if not daily: Interviewing for a new job, giving a sales presentation to a client, running a meeting at the office, asking your boss for a raise, even breaching a touchy subject with your spouse at home. The list goes on.<p>The premise of each …

Public Speaking

When to Teach Children Important Life Skill Like Tying Shoes

Whether it’s how to teach kids to read, how to teach a kid to ride a bike, or how to teach kids to tie shoes, knowing when to start is key.<p>We care …

Parenting

How To Calm Your Tantruming Child In A Way That Prevents Future Tantrums

<i>Dalia stood in the middle of the store with her cart overflowing with groceries. She was involuntarily wincing as her 2-year-old son Justin screamed</i> …

Baking Soda May Fight Arthritis And Other Autoimmune Disorders When You Drink Some Every Day, New Study Finds

A study last month at the Medical College of Georgia found that drinking a serving of the cheap, common cooking ingredient often used as an antacid …

Immune System

The surprising reason your kid is acting defiant and difficult

My son was 6-years-old.<p>He was reading chapter books and could string together a story about the Pokemon sitting on his shoulder who didn’t need a seatbelt because he could just fly into the air if we got into a collision—yes, he could use words like collision accurately—and he loved to learn and …

Parenting

How to Photograph Spectacular Light Trails

When I first started in photography one of the shots I was immediately attracted to was light trails. In a time before the Internet, these great …

The 7 Ways Dads Change Their Kids (For Better and Worse)

Everything you do as a father will impact your children. Here are some of the highlights.<p>Dads matter. Children of involved fathers are less likely to …

6 Skills Your Discipline Should be Teaching Your 4-Year-Old

While it's important to make sure your 4-year-old knows some academic skills, like his ABCs, it's even more important to make sure he has other …

Teaching

If your job reimburses you for education costs, can you still get a tax deduction?

<b>Dear Liz:</b> I established a Coverdell Education Savings Account for my son about 20 years ago. My son has since graduated, and there is still about $12,000 left in that account. He has worked a few years and now is going to graduate school while still being employed. His employer will do education …

From cumulonimbus to arcus, these are the best cloud types

Clouds, Ranked<p>Clouds, Ranked<p>To many, clouds are merely part of the backdrop in a typical day. We take notice when the sky is devoid of clouds, or …

How a Family of 4 Can Book a Disney Vacation for $1,000 or Less

Here's how to plan a Disney trip for $1,000 or less for a family of four.<p>Even though Disney parks are notoriously expensive, there are still plenty …

8 Fun Ways to Build a Child's Vocabulary

Before a child of any age can learn to read, he or she needs to have a good, well-rounded understanding of basic words and what they mean. And while …

Kids

A Neuroscientist Reveals The Most Important Choice You Can Make in Life

Choose wisely.<p>According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the …

10 Things Every Parent Needs To Know About Their Mortgage

Financing your home doesn't have to be a maddening experience.<p>For a lot of first-time homebuyers, getting a mortgage can turn into a baptism by fire. …

Personal Finance

Master the Ridiculously Strict Pull-Up

Real Pull-Ups for Real Size and Strength<p>The (Really) Strict Pull-Up<p>We've all been guilty of cheating a pull-up. Some people kip, some do half reps, …

Learning Is a Learned Behavior. Here’s How to Get Better at It.

Many people mistakenly believe that the ability to learn is a matter of intelligence. For them, learning is an immutable trait like eye color, simply luck of the genetic draw. People are born learners, or they’re not, the thinking goes. So why bother getting better at it?<p>And that’s why many people …

Learning

How to Cope When Your Spouse Shuts Down

Intentionally shutting down during an argument, known as stonewalling, can be harmful to a relationship. It is defined as a refusal to communicate or …

Safe-Space

Research Shows a Simple Way to Increase Your Engagement at Work

It is no secret that many employees face work environments that are not very engaging. A 2016 poll by the Gallup Organization shows that only 13% of employees worldwide are engaged at work. And when it comes to enhancing employees’ engagement (i.e., energy, enthusiasm, and focus), much of the …

Extra time: how smart exercise keeps you younger for longer

As the writer Bill Gifford puts it: 'Ageing makes us fat, and then our fat makes us age'<p>Your nervous system is changing, too. Reaction times are at their best around age 24<p>Research suggests 120 is the absolute upper limit for the durability of the human frame<p>Slow down, that used to be the mantra …

Exercise

Stay Confident During Your Job Search by Focusing on the Process, Not the Outcome

Not long ago, I had the chance to speak to a networking group for job seekers over the age of 40. Many of the people in attendance had worked for over 10 years at companies and were then let go. A number of them had been out of work for six months or more and were starting to get worried about …

Bill Gates is raising his children according to a 1970s ‘Love and Logic’ formula — here are his top tips for grooming successful kids

Bill Gates doesn't pretend he lives in an egalitarian household. When it comes to parenting his three children, the billionaire Microsoft mogul readily admits his wife Melinda has done more than her share of the work raising the kids.<p>"My wife does 80%," Gates told a crowd of Harvard students on …

Parenting

New LED streetlights may double cancer risk, new research warns

Britain’s new generation of street lights risk dramatically increasing rates of breast and prostate cancer, according to a new study.<p>Scientists have warned officials to consider limiting the roll-out of LED (light-emitting diode) lights after an investigation indicated a “strong link” between the …

Cancer

6 Things I Wish I’d Known About Fatherhood When My Kids Were Still Young

Some advice from a dad who's been there.<p>Here’s the shocking thing about being a dad: One day, just when you’ve started to get good at the job, your …