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Shah Rukh Khan's advice on teaching road safety to kids is must read for all parents

Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan on Monday said since the number of cars have escalated in the national capital, proper infrastructure needs to be …

Why Deb Perelman Hates Packing Lunch

<i>If you like reading what Amanda feeds her kids, you'll love taking a look into what other people -- both in the food world and the world at large -- prepare for their own children (and occasionally their signifcant others and maybe even their pets). Prepare to be either resentful or appreciative of</i> …

Food

The 3 Least Helpful Things People Say to Parents

As if parents don't already have enough to deal with in meeting their children's endless needs, they face the additional frustration of having to …

Don’t Make this Parenting Mistake With Your Smartphone

Don’t Make this Parenting Mistake With Your Smartphone is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile.It’s time to change the way we think about kids …

Here's a Helpful Infographic on the Many Risks of Helicopter Parenting

Below you'll find a nifty infographic produced by the folks at Yellowbrick detailing the consequences of everyone's favorite irritating childrearing …

Seeking Help: New Mom Hayden Panettiere Checks Into Treatment -- Her Secret Struggle Revealed

<b>Hayden Panettiere</b> has checked into a treatment facility for postpartum depression after giving birth to her daughter almost a year ago.<p>The …

Motherhood in art: from miracle milk to joke shop breasts and caesarean scars

There is a fascinating if obvious juxtaposition in Phaidon’s new book Body of Art. Cindy Sherman’s untitled work of 1989, in which she poses as the Virgin and Child of Jean Fouquet’s 1450 diptych, faces the original. Sherman’s version is deliberately, comically haphazard: Fouquet’s solemn cherubim …

Parenting

24 Crazy Bits of Parenting Advice From Grandma

1. You're not giving him the nutrients he needs (because mom was making his food fresh instead of using jars of baby food).<p>2. You'll spoil her (by …

Parenting

5 Tips I've Learned About Being A Successful Freelancer

Want to become a freelancer? Here are some helpful hints about how to transition into freelance work successfully.

Freelancing

Why Nicki Minaj Called Out Miley Cyrus at the VMAs

Apparently Nicki saw that New York Times interview.<p>In the lead-up to her new gig as VMAs host, Miley Cyrus gave an interview to the <i>New York Times</i> in which she talked about the much-discussed Nicki Minaj/Taylor Swift Twitter exchange regarding this year's nominees. Apparently Nicki read that …

Miley Cyrus

Spill the Beans

Some see the ability to keep secrets as a virtue, but a series of studies suggests there’s a hidden downside for the confidant.<p>H. R. Haldeman’s job as White House Chief of Staff to President Richard Nixon required a great deal of discretion. A close confidant and “gatekeeper” to Nixon, throughout …

18-Year-Old Model With Down Syndrome Will Walk at New York Fashion Week, Change the World

"She will walk into a room and not judge anyone," says Madeline's mom. "I wish I could be more like my daughter."<p>Madeline Stuart, an 18-year-old Australian model with Down syndrome, first went viral earlier this year after her stunning photos were posted on Facebook. Since then, Stuart and her mom …

Mississippi Poverty and the Utter Failure of the American Dream

In which we come across a six-digit number that will, as they say, "blow your mind."<p>Here is a number to start your day.<p>246,000.<p>That is the number of children living in poverty in Mississippi, which is one of the United States of America and, therefore, one-fiftieth of the most prosperous nation on …

Income Inequality

WashPost Bummer: Parenthood Worse Than Divorce, Unemployment, Even a Spouse's Death

<i>The Washington Post</i> reported yesterday that parenthood has a negative impact on an individual’s happiness. Apparently, parenthood is so devastating …

Columbia University OT Graduation 2011 Greeting Joel Stein

Joel Stein

<b>Joel Stein</b> (born July 23, 1971) is an American journalist who wrote for the <i>Los Angeles Times</i> and is a former columnist for <i>Time</i>.<p>Stein grew up in …

Millennials: The Me Me Me Generation

<b>Correction Appended: May 9, 2013</b><p>I am about to do what old people have done throughout history: call those younger than me lazy, entitled, selfish and …

Why Time’s Millennials Cover Story Says More About Joel Stein Than It Does About Millennials

As you’ve probably read, Joel Stein’s professionally trollish <i>Time</i> cover story about the millennial generation is already the source of an almighty …

Reality TV

'Paralyzed Bride' uses sexy photos to challenge attitudes about disability

Disabled and sexy. The two words are rarely seen together, according to Rachelle Chapman, who decided to change that with a racy photo shoot.<p>Five years after being paralyzed from the chest down following an accident at her bachelorette party, the 29-year-old North Carolina wife and new mom known …

Finally! An Easy Way To Know When (And How) To Use A Semicolon!

Connect with Us<p>Finally! An Easy Way To Know When (And How) To Use A Semicolon!<p>Semicolons are tricky. We all know what they are, how to read them, and …

TED Talks

Vacation Habits Lead to Sustainable Happiness Year-Round

When you are on vacation, you're transported out of your normal habits and patterns. You feel free and alive and renewed. Everything is new.<p>And the focus is on fun, pleasure, discovery, and exploration -- no guilt required.<p>There's nothing you <i>have</i> to be doing during this time. And it's fantastic!<p><b>But</b> …

10 Life-Changing Tips for Highly Sensitive People

<i>“And those who were seen dancing were thought insane by those who could not hear the music.”<br>― Nietzsche</i><p>Highly sensitive people are too often …

How to Be a Positive Parent Even if You Weren’t Raised by One

Do you ever feel doomed to being <i>just like</i> your parents, even though you’re trying hard to do better?<p>I know how hard it is to try being a positive …

'52 Tuesdays’ Is a Clever and Sensitive Look at Transgender Parenthood

We talked to director Sophie Hyde about her new film, which was shot only on Tuesdays, every Tuesday, for one whole year.<p><i>52 Tuesdays</i> is a film that can only be described as groundbreaking. Exploring transgender parenthood, an underage three-way relationship, online nudity, and more. The film …

Revealing the Little Talked About Mysteries of Motherhood

Shares 117<p>Honest confession: I never thought I wanted to be a mom. Growing up it just wasn’t my “thing”. I didn’t look at babies and get warm fuzzies …

Parenting

Women's Agenda - News for professional women

“I don’t have a laptop. I only use my phone.” That was the answer that drew gasps and incredulous laughter at Twitter Australia’s HQ in Sydney on …

Serena Williams

I Abstained From Sex With My Wife for 2 Weeks, and Here's What It Did to Our Relationship

It was terrible by night two.<p>In July, NFL quarterback Russell Wilson said in an interview that he had not had sex with girlfriend Ciara in the three months they'd been dating. "If you can love somebody without [sex]," Wilson said, "then you can really love somebody." The interview sparked a new …

Relationships

17 Clues to What Porn Is Really Like Behind the Scenes

You will never see icing sugar the same way again<p>A Reddit thread has asked people in the porn industry, "What is something the viewers <i>really</i> don't know?" and the answers are … enlightening.<p>We can't vouch for the experience of the writers, but all claim to have worked in the porn industry or to have …

Time I

Dispel Hostility, Improve Your Health

<i>by Mimi O' Connor</i><p>Decades of research have reported on the negative health consequences of living with high levels of hostility.<p>In his book <i>Anger Kills</i>, Dr. Redford Williams clarifies that of the several components of the Type A behavior pattern (the kind exhibited by people who are tense, driven, …