Adrienne Wilson

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Nagging Isn’t Necessary: How to Improve a Child’s Behavior Without It

Sometimes we convince ourselves that the only way we can get our kids to do anything is to ask them over and over and over again.<p>In other words… …

What to Pack for South America: 32 Backpacking Essentials

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South America

The Best Anti-Aging Foods for Women

You are what you eat. And while being that Swedish-Fish-Oreo-meets-ramen-burger-mash-up might feel pretty damn good sometimes, the energy high that …

Creative Discipline: 11 Ways To Have Fun And Not Raise A**holes

Having to discipline your children is one of the crappiest parts of parenting. Everyone gets bummed out and then you accidentally take away their …

Cleaning

Best photographs of the day: a glass bridge and redheads in Ireland

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world, including the Rio Olympics and the Irish Redhead Convention

The CEO of $3.8 billion Slack has a smart idea to help people get off work early

It's why one of Slack's internal mantras is "work hard, go home."<p>"The most productive employees from my experience are those who go home at 5:30 p.m. but are hyperfocused at work," Butterfield said at a press gathering on Friday. "People can only think really hard for six to eight hours a day."<p>But …

CEO Secrets: Reddit boss shares three tips for success

Steve Huffman, co-founder and chief executive of online discussion forum Reddit, offers the business advice he wishes he had been given before he started out.<p>Video journalist Dougal Shaw caught up with him at The Next Web conference in Amsterdam, for the #CEOSecrets series. You can read more about …

Think counting on your fingers is dumb? Think again.

Adults tend to want their children to outgrow using their fingers to solve number problems. “The finger technique is considered to be a less intelligent way of counting and calculating,” Aditya Singhal writes on math-blog.com. “Most adults think of it as a technique that might hamper the …

I'm a Finance Professor, and This Is What You Should Be Teaching Your Kids About Money

<i>What are some ways parents can teach young children early to be smart financially? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Arshad Ahmad, Associate Vice-President & Professor, Finance & Business</b> …

Planning a week in Iceland ?

We have just a couple of weeks before we leave for our trip to Iceland. This is a trip that I have been dreaming about and planning for the last few months. I haven't even finished up some of my travelogues from last summer but I'm excited to write this planning post for Iceland. Like most other …

17 Ideas for Eating and Cooking with Bananas

Bananas are one of our favorite fruits for weight loss—they come with a convenient, on-the-go packaging. They’re loaded with potassium to accelerate …

Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis Just Got Even Worse

Puerto Rico, the U.S. commonwealth that recently declared a historic default, could be shut out of debt markets for two more years as it battles with …

18 incredible facts about Apple's new 'spaceship' campus

City of CupertinoWhen Steve Jobs presented his proposal for a new Apple campus to the Cupertino City Council back in 2011, he had one aim: to create …

Stand up for the arts in schools, say children’s laureates

Observer cartoonist explains the need for action by writers and illustrators for children<p>Children’s fiction sections of bookshelves are stalked by imaginary giants and superheroes. But these books have also given Britain a succession of real-life literary giants, from Lewis Carroll to Roald …

These 8 Apps Can Help Your Kids Be Better With Money

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Every parent is concerned with their kids' financial well being. However, once they're on their own, young adults struggle with money habits. Only 34% of four-year college students create a budget, and 50% don't check their account balance, according to a report. Even …

7 Mindful Money Lessons To Teach Your Kids Right Now

Teaching our kids to feel comfortable with money is one of our many responsibilities as parents. Sure, it can be hard when we're still struggling to …

2 reasons California's drought hasn't caused food prices to skyrocket

Despite the arrival of increased rain and snow from El Niño this winter, California enters the fifth straight year of its worst drought in 1,200 years. The drought has been especially acute in the state's Central Valley, which ranges from extreme to exceptional drought.<p>With its fertile soil, …

This Teacher Used Apples To Explain The Horrible Truth About Bullying

If I asked you to use a prop to try to explain the damaging effects that bullying can have on children, chances are you probably wouldn’t think of …

Keep The Hives Alive To Save Our Favorite Summer Foods

<i>Photo: Shutterstock</i><p>It's now officially summer, and one of the greatest things about the season is the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables. My personal favorites: peaches, cherries, and a nice cold, tart homemade lemonade. But if we don't take action to stem the massive bee die-off, cherished …

Germany Has a "Forest Kindergarten" That Teaches Kids to Explore the Great Outdoors

At this preschool in Germany, early education is about much more than simple vocabulary and arithmetic, and Mother Nature makes the greatest teacher. A Waldkindergarten (aka Forest Kindergarten) holds each day’s classes in the middle of—you guessed it—a forest, where kids are encouraged to explore …

Exploring The Grand Canyon, Inside And Out

<i>The illusionary landscape at Grand Canyon National Park. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish</i><p>There will never be a photograph captured of the Grand Canyon that can adequately describe its depth, breadth, and true beauty. Its canyon walls have stories that we will never hear and beholds a history that our …

Your Body Needs an Oil Change; 4 Oils You Should Add to Your Diet to Improve Health

<b>Claiming that “fat is bad” has thankfully been exposed as junk science.</b> In fact, including plenty of lightly or non-processed fats in your diet can …

How bees are getting a boost around the world

Bees, an integral part of our biodiversity, are rapidly declining in number. But innovative solutions are coming from all over the world in an effort …

Ecology

Winners of the 2016 agar art competition – in pictures

The American Society of Microbiology announced the winners of their second competition, the result of scientists around the world creating artworks in agar jelly from microbes, ranging from sperm to surreal faces.

20 Splendid Summer Wines—All Under $20

Hot weather calls for refreshing wine that’s easy to drink and easy on the wallet. Our guide to the best whites, rosés, reds and sparklers under $20 a bottle<p>By<p>Lettie Teague<p>Lettie Teague<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Lettie.Teague@wsj.com<p><b>SOMETIMES EVEN</b> serious oenophiles need a glass or two of …

4 parenting tricks from the French, who are great at raising kids

The story, an excerpt from her book "Bringing Up Bébé," concluded that French kids were better behaved because their parents weren't obsessive, and because they taught their kids how to wait.<p>A year later, Druckerman followed up on her WSJ column. She put some of the French parenting strategies she …

Spice gull: seabird turns orange after falling into vat of curry

A seagull turned bright orange after it fell into a vat of chicken tikka masala.<p>The bird fell into the container while trying to scavenge meat from a food factory bin on Monday. It was rescued by workers at the site in Wales, and picked up by a volunteer for Vale wildlife hospital, near Tewkesbury, …

Birds

The World's Deadliest Drug: Krokodil's Legacy

Oxana has been confined to a bed for more than 18 months after her use of the drug known as krokodil damaged her muscles<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Emanuele …

Biomedicine

5 Powerful Strategies That Help Children Grow Braver And More Confident

<b>Part of the series “Parenting for Success”</b><p>In my years as a marriage and family therapist, I worked with many families in trauma, and witnessed first-hand how afraid so many children are – of being alone, of dealing with sad things, of disappointing their families, of not having friends, of being …