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10 Of The Most Important Questions Parents Need To Ask Their Children

Parents often ask me how they can connect and converse more with their children. These 10 focussed questions will stimulate conversations and develop …

The 10 Best Bedroom Colors According to Interior Designers

Time for a fresh coat!<p>Picking a paint color for your bedroom can feel nearly impossible: It sets the tone for the space that's supposed to best represent you. If you've spent way too much time browsing paint samples and need a little guidance, we sought advice from 10 top interior designers. …

Dad’s Viral Post Nails Why We Shouldn’t Be Embarrassed By Our Kids’ Tantrums

Every parent needs to read his advice about toddler tantrums<p>“Jane the Virgin” actor Justin Baldoni took to Facebook this week to share a family photo …

Customers

Children’s books roundup: the best new picture books and novels

For the very youngest picture-book fans this month, Nosy Crow’s collaboration with the British Museum yields two enticing board-books, <b>123</b> and <b>ABC</b>. The alphabet book features stylish photographs of exhibits from around the world, ranging from Japanese porcelain elephants to Austrian woodcuts of …

Books

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2017

The 2017 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

6 Grammar Mistakes Everyone Makes

Make fewer (or is it less?!) errors with these expert tips.<p>I or Me after a preposition and another person<p>The rule: Use “Me.”<p><i>Incorrect version: “She</i> …

This minimalist cellphone is designed to be as basic as possible

No texting, email, or anything else<p>Smartphones are ubiquitous in our lives: we rely on them to navigate unfamiliar surroundings, look up information, and stay in touch with people with an ever-growing collection of apps. A new, minimalist phone is designed for people want to eliminate all that …

The 13 Best Japanese Drugstore Beauty Products You Can Buy on Amazon

<i>About a year and a half ago, beauty director Kathleen Hou at the Cut put together a guide to the 13 best Japanese drugstore products, many of which</i> …

Shopping

16 Genius Ways To Make Legit Cookies With Cake Mix

These cookies are chewy, soft, and most are less than five ingredients.

Dermatologists’ Favorite Drugstore Products for Sensitive Skin

If you have sensitive skin, the skin-care aisle at the drugstore can feel like a danger zone. Will this cream cause my face to break out in a rash? …

The surprising origins of your f*cking favorite swear words

As a society, we like to swear.<p>Swear words have a strange power over us. It starts when we are young, when they are deliciously taboo. Then, as we …

Two Boys Sitting Alone Get Asked by Strangers for Help When They Remember Adults Don't Ask Kids for Help

Jodie Norton is a mother to four children and the creator of the blog, “Time Well Spent.”<p>In a blog post written in May 2016, Norton discussed a …

Learn About the Elements of Basic Plot for Beginning Writers

Basic Plot for the Beginning Writers<p>Updated October 23, 2017<p>If, like many people, you labor under the idea that for "real" writers, plot comes …

8 Moves That Make You Feel 10 Years Younger

Just because you're not 25 anymore doesn't mean you can't feel strong, lean and limber.

Yoga

8 Plank Variations That Will Make Your Abs Scream

Not your granddaddy's planks.

Workouts

Think Backwards When Proofreading Your Writing for Spelling Errors

Our brains are actually pretty great at filling in gaps, but that’s a bad thing when you’re scanning for spelling errors. If you want to focus more …

Find the Perfect Type of Yoga for Your Skill Level

We’re all well aware of the incredible benefits of yoga. From strengthening muscles to improving mental health, this low-impact, high-reward workout has become super popular in the US over the last 10 years. Some brides have even replaced boozy bachelorette parties with yoga retreats. But for …

Are your Stories Plot or Character Driven?

Plot and Character: Russel Crow as Maximus in GladiatorStudents of writing often ask how character relates to <b>plot</b>. Which is more important, or at …

Ideology

5 Questions That Will Make You Emotionally Strong

Ever been caught in the grip of extreme emotions? I’m gonna guess whatever decision you made next probably wasn’t a good one.When we’re anxious, …

Self-help

10 Things I Learned About My Husband That Made Me A Better Wife

He doesn’t want to be my best girlfriend.<p>Creating a strong marriage is hard work. A truth I was clueless about on my wedding day. Back then, I thought marriage would be fun and fabulous, like in fairy tales. As a veteran wife of 32 years, and a Marriage Coach for over 20 years, I‘ve learned these …

Waffles

Got Kids? These 15 Games Are Going to Make Your Weekends So Much More Fun

Because weekends are supposed to be about reconnecting with family...and a little healthy competition never hurt anyone.<p>As a mom of six kids, ages …

Quieter Than 1984, but No Less Terrifying

Kingsley Amis’s 1976 alternate-history masterpiece The Alteration is an overlooked—but timely—novel about the dangers of authoritarianism.<p>Imagine a United States in which the president has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to scrub its website of climate-change content, his counselor and …

Hey, Students: 5 Things That Are Wrong With Your Cover Letter

We've written a lot about the link between college and the workforce — and the kinds of skills graduates will need in the 21st century to succeed. One of the skills you need is knowing how to present yourself. To put your best foot forward in the workplace, and in life.<p>And so, as we started to read …

Employment

Revealed: Secret list of Netflix codes that unlock hidden list of films and TV shows

Good news for Netflix users - you can use hidden codes to make searching the extensive streaming site easier.<p>It seems not all content appears when …

Don't Fear The Brokenness In Motherhood, Or You'll Lose Its Beauty

There’s a reason childbirth is frightening. There’s a reason why many women think that having a baby is too hard, too much. Having a baby breaks …

Motherhood

Printable Full-Body Stretch Routine For Chill Days

You work your body to get strong, but remember a strong muscle is a flexible one. Adding stretching into your weekly workout schedule is a must and key to keeping your muscles and joints healthy. Here's a full-body stretching routine to try after a workout or on your rest day.<p>Get a detailed …

Forget Nineteen Eighty-Four. These five dystopias better reflect Trump’s US

Since the inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the United States, George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four has shot up the bestseller charts. The book’s chilling account of a couple’s struggle against a dystopian society has many elements that will strike a contemporary reader as disturbingly …

Literature

Amazon sells out of '1984' after America remembers it can read

After nearly a week on the best-seller list, and a push to the number one spot yesterday — Amazon has now sold out of George Orwell’s dystopian masterpiece, ‘1984.’<p>If you’re wondering what caused the surge of interest in a book first published in 1949, a look at Google Trends seems to point towards …

35 most anticipated YA novels of 2017

From high-profile sequels to stunning original debuts, 2017’s YA offerings are littered with books that will have readers running to booksellers. …