Brad Wilson

501 Flips | 13 Magazines | 5 Likes | 2 Following | 9 Followers | @BradWilson75bg | Keep up with Brad Wilson on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Brad Wilson”

Harvard followed 800 people over the course of multiple decades and found 6 things that make people live longer, happier lives

There's a lot of good advice on how to be happier or more productive or how to have better relationships. But tips on how to improve your whole life — something that will last decades and experience countless unpredictable changes — those should be regarded with extreme skepticism.<p>The only way to …

Aging

26 Phrases to Calm an Angry Child

<i>The following story, written by Renee Jain, was originally published on GoZen.</i><p>Whether your child has a slow-burning fuse or explodes like a firecracker at the slightest provocation, every child can benefit from anger management skills. As parents, we lay the foundation for this skill set by …

Self-help

The gorgeous grain bowl you’re going to want to eat all summer long

Presented by Bob’s Red Mill®<p>It’s *officially* summertime when you start making seasonal upgrades in the kitchen, swapping out warming staples like …

Here Are 15 Spots With Incredible Vegan Food

Impossible burgers, vegan Philly cheesesteaks, and soul food<p>New Orleans has long been an eating paradise for nearly everyone <i>except</i> vegans, but with vegan bakeries, soul food joints, and dim sum spots taking root, a vibrant vegan food culture is thriving in New Orleans.<p>To that, add all the eateries …

I'm a Yoga Instructor, and These Are the 8 Stretches I Always Do After a Run

I was a yoga instructor before I became a runner, so having flexible muscles was always a priority for me. It became even more essential in order to prevent injury and the incredible tightness running created. Without fail, after a run, you will see me doing these eight stretches to target my …

Yoga

I Parented Like A French Dad and My Kids Started Listening to Me

Mai oui, taking a distanced French perspective on kids will freak them out in a good way.<p>In the extremely best-selling parenting book, <i>Bringing Up …

Summer Glow Bowls Are Trending, and Here Are 20 Recipes We Love

Corn on the cob and grilled veggies are great on their own, but this year we’re fired up about incorporating them into summer glow bowls. What’s a …

Vegetables

I just read a book that called me out on my excuses for not seeing friends, not finishing my work, and wasting time on social media — and I loved it

Courtesy of Laura Vanderkam<p><b>Time is a precious commodity, but too many of us waste hours of it every day.</b>• <b><br>In her new book, "Off the Clock,"</b> …

12 Great Ideas for Parent-Child Dates

When you have multiple kids, it can be hard to make sure that you’re getting enough quality time with each of them as individuals. That’s where going on “dates” with them comes in! It’ll give you a chance to bond and maybe even have heart-to-heart conversations that are more difficult to have in …

Kids

5 Ways to Reward Kids For Good Behavior That Don't Involve Food

<i>This post written by Barbara Ann Bruno was originally featured on YourTango.</i><p><b>Don't reach for the Goldfish!</b><p>"You can have ice cream if you finish all your homework."<p>"I'll give you a lollipop if you sit in the dentist chair."<p>"We will stop at McDonald's on the way home if you behave in the car."<p>Do these …

Kids

50 Inspirational Quotes to Motivate You to Get Out There and Get It Done

Nobody is immune to challenging times and sometimes all it takes are some words of encouragement from others. These will help get you going again.<p>Do you feel as if you are putting in enough work toward achieving your hopes, goals, and dreams? If your answer is no, there is absolutely no need to …

8 Tips For Talking To Your Kids So You Get More Than One-Word Responses

There are two things that I think the TV series “The Simpsons” got spot on when it came to communication between parents and kids. One is that kids …

Discover Alabama’s Lake Martin

The South’s social lake<p><b>LAKE:</b> Martin <b><br>LOCATION:</b> Tallapoosa, Elmore, and Coosa Counties, Alabama <b><br>SIZE:</b> 41,150 acres <b><br>SHORELINE:</b> 880 miles <b><br>ELEVATION:</b> 491 feet<p><b>WHY WE LOVE IT:</b><br>If the beaches of Gulf Shores are Alabama’s front porch, then Lake Martin is its living room. The 41,150 acres of glistening water, …

10 Vegan Cookie Recipes That Will Actually Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Spending an afternoon trawling the internet for vegan cookie recipes when most will<p>fall apart<br>• taste like cardboard<br>• make you miss chocolate Hobnobs …

Dessert

Top 10 Veggie Burgers That'll Up You Protein Game

10 Veggie Burgers That Will Up Your Protein Game<p>Vegans can have muscles too<p>May 15, 2018<p>"Where do you get your protein?" is the most common question …

Top 10

This Four-Ingredient Topping Will Enhance the Flavor of (Almost) Anything

This nut and seed crumble is packed with good-for-you omega-3s.<p>Sometimes all you need is a little sprinkle of something truly transformative to …

Kids Are Actually Happier With Fewer Toys. Here's Why.

I can’t even tell you how many times my kids have busted me manically going though their toys fully intending to get rid of at least half of them. …

Kids

Moroccan Spiced Roast Chickpeas

Satisfy your need for crunchy, savory snacks in only 100 nutrient-packed calories with these tasty Moroccan spiced chickpeas. Make extra spice mix, …

Recipes

7 Dairy-Free Desserts Better Than Store-Bought Sweets

While low-cal ice cream is a weeknight go-to, it's not exactly hosting material (although, I, for one, wouldn't turn down a pint of Halo Top or Yasso …

Zero Discipline Parenting Methods for Parents Tired of Time Outs

Parents don’t really want to be jerks to their kids, but sometimes disciplining a child forces their hand. So what if Parents don’t discipline at all?<p>…

Parenting

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

My almost-4-year-old is willful and disobedient. How can I regain control?

By Meghan Leahy<p>Meghan Leahy<p>Email Bio Follow<p><i>Q: My almost-4-year-old is incredibly willful and whines all the time. He does exactly what we ask him not to do, and it's gotten to the point that I don't want to ask him not to do anything because I know he will do it on purpose. Everything results in a</i> …

7 Ways to Help an Angry Child

It's tough to know how to help an angry child. But some children—despite their small size—seem to have an endless supply of anger buried inside …

Want to Raise Creative Kids? Science Says Do This With Their Toys (but Most Parents Are Afraid to)

No, it's not just "throw the toys out," like my dad once pretended to do<p>When I was little, my dad once got annoyed at my brother for not cleaning his room. So he took all the toys, announced he was donating them to the Salvation Army--and drove around with them in the trunk of his car for a few …

Less Toys, More Joy: How to Avoid Having Too Many Toys

Toys have a way of taking over.<p>It starts innocently enough. You love your kids. You want to make them happy. But before you know it, you find …

The latest research on disciplining kids will make you a better parent—and a better spouse

shironosov/Getty<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Imagine, for a moment, that you are lying inside an MRI scanner. A …

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Great apps for creative kids

From baby Van Goghs to tiny Van Halens.<p>Did you know that art can help boost your child's interest in science? While hands-on experience with a pencil, brush, or instrument is important, it's more likely that children will have a smartphone or tablet in their hands. In their spare time—instead of …

Getting a Toddler to Sleep Alone in His Own Room

Not getting enough sleep can lead to a host of other issues with toddlers such as tantrums, meltdowns, crankiness, and a disagreeable demeanor. Sleep …

Dental Care

The Best Family Board Games on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

“I am a Disney FANATIC, and this game is SUPER fun! It has great questions for people of all levels of play: Even my 3-year-old enjoyed playing this …

Board Games