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Colour-Me-In t-shirts - for creative kids

Sick of the kids drawing on the walls or furniture? Harness their creative juices with colour-in t-shirts.<p>My five-year-old son has just discovered …

T-shirts

Magnetic plush animals from Huzi let kids mix and match

Are you and your little people bored by all the standard soft toys on the market? Move over teddy bears, there’s a new plush toy in town!<p>Hot on the …

Kids

Let the kids sleep easy in winter pyjamas from Snugglebum

Winter isn’t my favourite time of year, but it does have its perks. Cuddling up to my kids in their winter jarmies is definitely one of …

Snuggle up - it's a winter sleepwear roundup for babies and kids!

One of my kids’ all-time favourite things to do in winter is to have a pyjama day. You know, where you stay at home and lounge about in your pjs all …

Clothing

Spotlight on our favourite products - Gro

From the makers of the popular award-winning Grobag baby sleep bag and one of our favourite international safer sleep brands, we bring you The Gro …

Portable

Spotlight on our favourite brand - GymbaROO

If you’re a parent, chances are you’ve heard of the excellent and much loved GymbaROO program. If you’re lucky enough to have a sweet baby in your …

Thinking caps fit just right with GoldieBlox toys

Move over Princess Elsa, a new girl is in town and she is super smart! GoldieBlox is hitting the toy shelves this month and she is amazing at solving …

Kids

iPhone Only Photography Re-touching Tips From David Molnar

Being an avid iPhone shooter myself, I'm always looking for more ways to make my images better without adding the computer to the process. In this …

How I Conquered My Greatest Lifelong Fears

Sometimes, when you shine a light on your fear it doesn't look so bad. Not always, of course. But I've found that burying my fears seems to fuel them. When I come right out and admit what's scaring me I'm often surprised to find that I'm not alone. And that in itself brings comfort.<p>For years, for …

Finding the Balance Between Being A 'Yes' Mom and a 'No' Mom

<b>Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.</b><p>I knew her as "the lady who let her kid play in the middle of the street," until our annual block party, when I learned her name was Summer, she was a single mom with three kids, and she is probably a better parent than I'll ever be.<p>Summer let …

The 10 Easiest Pasta Meals Ever

Make any of these tasty (and healthy!) pasta recipes in less than 30 minutes!

Healthy Eating

Can you train your brain to make better decisions?

When making a big decision, how aware are you of the underlying brain processes informing your choices? When you go with your gut instinct, are you aware of the bodily signals that have informed your actions?<p>While it may seem that there is no time for the close inspection of the body and mind at …

3 Makeup Tricks You Need To Know

When it comes to looking younger, who doesn't want instant gratification? Makeup artist Napoleon Perdis gives his easy secrets to having sculpted cheekbones, wider eyes, and fuller lips in minutes.<p><b>Sculpt sky-high cheekbones</b><p>First, apply foundation as you normally would to create an even, matte …

Makeup

Stocking Stuffers: Pocket Stuffers

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>The stockings are hung by the chimney with care. Now what the hell are you gonna put in there? Ah, stocking stuffers — the little</i> …

Student dies and wakes up in the morgue—what happens next, it was mistake

A computer programming student was undergoing surgery in Costa Rica, when she died, experienced the afterlife, then returned to her body—in the …

Costa Rica

How To Coach Yourself Through Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Life coaches are somewhat of a controversial issue, with supporters crediting every aspect of their success to their coach, and doubters often being …

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Must-See Holiday Attractions In Philadelphia And The Countryside In 2013

<i>[This holiday season, let Uwishunu be your merry guide. From brilliant lights and must-see attractions to festive events and jolly good times, check</i> …

Do Eyelashes Break? Yes. We Get to the Root of the Problem.

We learn as children that if an eyelash falls, you simply kiss it away and make a wish. (Mine often revolved around good grades, new plates for my …

Cookie-Baking Chemistry: How To Engineer Your Perfect Sweet Treat

In a time-lapse video, a baking cookie almost looks like a creature coming alive as it spreads out and then rises up. Credit: B.W.F/Vimeo.com<p>Baking cookies is almost magical. You put little balls of wet, white dough into the oven and out pop brown, crispy, tasty biscuits.<p>"In a time-lapse video, it …

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My name is Alana Little, and I make modern custom jewelry at my shop Make Pie Not War. I live in Fresno, California.<p>I was always driven to be an artistic entrepreneur. I love business and numbers, but I hated working 9-5 as a corporate accountant. I started making jewelry as a hobby, and I never …

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

Tony Robbins 6 Key Principles For Finding Your True Identity

Among our most important beliefs are those we hold about who we are.<p>People have enormous capabilities beyond what’s thought to be possible. The power …

Best Buy Guides And Gift Recommendations By Age - From 0 To 100

Now that shopping season is clearly here, I thought it would be helpful to provide an easy reference list of some of our best gift ideas and …

Shopping

10 Characteristics of Good Problem Solvers

Good problem solvers are good thinkers. They have less drama and problems to begin with and don't get overly emotional when faced with a problem. They usually see problems as challenges and life experiences and try to stand above them, objectively.<p>Good problem solvers use a combination of intuition …

Best Apps for Preschoolers

There's an overwhelming number of paid apps for kids to choose from, but which ones are worth shelling out for? Here are some fun and educational apps for 3- to 4-year-olds that'll give you the best bang for your buck -- and you won't feel guilty about letting your kid use them.<p>Toddlers will love …

Apps

Finding the Courage to Let Go of the Familiar and Make a Change

<b>“Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.”</b><b>~Raymond Lindquist</b><p>I’ve been processing my beliefs on courage since I turned 31.<p>When I was in my 20s …

Why You Should Be Using Rose-Hip Seed Oil on Your Face (Like Miranda Kerr!)

A few months ago Miranda Kerr announced that she uses rose-hip seed oil on her skin every night before bed. (Her organic skin care line, Kora, includes a rose-hip oil product.) If that isn't enough to convince you, Kate Middleton and Gwyneth Paltrow's facialist reportedly also uses it in her …