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9 phrases Montessori teachers use to build resilient kids

While we can't possibly protect our children from all of the hardships and challenges life brings, we <i>can</i> help them cope with these difficulties. We …

Parenting

Find A Modern Mailbox That Matches Your Home And Style

Maybe we don’t receive as much physical mail as we used to, with everything being done electronically these days, but that doesn’t really make the …

28 Fun Things to Do at a Sleepover

We’ve known it since we were kids: Nothing says fun like a party that lasts from dusk ‘til dawn. Whether you’re prepping for your child’s birthday …

15 Impossible-to-Kill Outdoor Plants

With summer in full swing, it’s hard not to admire the yards and gardens around town that are filled with greenery and colorful blooms. If you’ve …

All-Natural Room Spray

This scented spray is made with only three simple ingredients! Give your linens, bedroom, or even the air at home a refreshing spritz without using harsh chemicals.

Make Your Garden Private With These Lovely Plant Ideas

Whether you love or hate your neighbors, you most certainly need space for your own adventures with your family that you do not want to share with …

Meet Birdie, The Natural Product the Kardashians Are Obsessed With

If you’ve done everything in your power to keep up with the Kardashians, there’s still one more step before you become an honorary sister—and no, …

15 Low Maintenance Plants That Require Little Gardening Work

Low maintenance landscaping allows you to have a beautiful yard without putting in hours of hard work each week. By using low maintenance perennials …

Free Printable Chore Charts for Kids and the Whole Family

It seems that up to age 11 the chore chart is a boon and then it becomes a bane. Nevertheless, everyone in the family must pull their weight. …

Kids

12 Kids' Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

The wait-and-see approach is fine for some kids' health problems. But not these.<p>When you become a parent, you earn a medical merit badge of sorts. Whether you're sopping up a goopy nose or extracting a dangling-by-a-thread baby tooth, eventually few things faze you. But sometimes it's tough to tell …

Parenting Resolutions For The New School Year

Kids learn by example, from what we say and do.<p>As a therapist, I know this in my mind. I have said these very words on countless occasions to parents …

5 helpful ideas that will make your garden gorgeous

If you've learned anything while browsing through homify, it's that practicality and functionality go hand-in-hand with beauty and not all projects …

Landscaping

FS129: Planning a Vegetable Garden

The most important factor in planning a vegetable garden is location. Choose a site with good drainage and no standing water, even after the heaviest …

The 3-day Military Diet – a Beginner's Guide

The military diet is currently one of the world’s most popular “diets.”<p>It is claimed to help you lose weight quickly, up to 10 pounds (4.5 kg) in a …

The 13 Best Abs Exercises You Can Do Standing Up

We get it: You don't always want to do crunches or planks or even use gym equipment to work your abs. Luckily, you don't have to. If you've never …

Workouts

Dairy Alternatives: 10 Options For Those With Food Allergies

My household was unexpectedly thrown into a dairy-free zone when my eldest son was diagnosed with a severe dairy allergy four years ago. The first …

Parenting: 12 Things Good Moms Do According to the Son of a Good Mom

I’ve been struggling lately with giving you guys interesting things to read.Not because I don’t have ideas, I have plenty of ideas. It’s time I’m …

Parenting

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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4 No-Equipment Exercises For A Great Butt

David Avocado Wolfe

Join David On The Farm & In The Kitchen<p><b>Recipes, Detox, Beauty and Peak Performance</b><p>Get access to the latest recipes, health & performance strategies, …

44 Ways To Lose 4 Inches Of Body Fat With Nutrition and Exercise

Fat: It’s the stuff that gives ice cream its creaminess, pizza its dreaminess, and Nicki Minaj her twerkiness. In the right places and in the right …

50 priceless gifts your children will treasure for life (that don’t cost a cent)

What are the best gifts to give your children?<p>The latest smartphone? A new laptop? A fun vacation?<p>There’s nothing wrong with giving children material …

The Beginner’s Guide to Every Type of Yoga Out There

<i>By Christine Yu, Life by DailyBurn</i><p>You’ve decided to finally start doing yoga—but after Googling classes in your area, your head is spinning. Should …

Did you do your Bridges Today?

It’s pretty obvious 2015 is the year of the butt in fitness. Glutes have become the “it” muscles of the minute. They’re so popular they’ve even …

Biomechanics

Do These 5 Moves to Lose Those Saddlebags

Strengthen your glutes and hamstrings, and look hella good from behind.<p>So get this: Saddlebags aren’t really saddlebags. I know, I know—one more fitness thing that's confusing. The truth, though, is that there's no body part called the saddlebag, and saddlebags aren’t simply fat that is attached to …

15 Questions To Ask Your Kids To Help Them Have Good Mindsets

As a loving parent, it is important to instill in your kids the right mindset and attitude. Both determine how your child interprets the world. And …

Happiness

How To Customize Your Outdoor Areas With Privacy Screens

It’s definitely great to have a patio, a garden or a backyard where you can spend time alone or with friends but regardless of how green the grass is …

BBQ Recipes That Are Sure To Impress Your Guests

Few things taste more like summer than good old-fashioned BBQ. Because regardless of whether you’re enjoying BBQ wings, chicken, burgers, or pork, …

BBQ