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5 Tools That Help Overstimulated Kids Calm Down And Focus

Image: iStock<p>While not everyone was thrilled about the fidget spinner explosion of 2017, one thing it did bring is more awareness about tactile aides …

Kids

We’re Obsessed With This Australian Pink Clay Mask

It’s perfect for sensitive skin<p>Lately, it seems like every beauty insider I know has an Australian pink clay mask stocked in their beauty cabinet—and it's not just because of its on-trend hue. Instead, Australian pink clay has become popular for good reason. It brightens skin, appears to shrink …

Skin Care

How Dianna Agron Preps Her Skin With SK-II for a Major Movie Role

Dianna Agron is just about ready for her close-up. On a winter morning in New York, the <i>Glee</i> star and <i>Novitiate</i> actress steps into her bathroom to get her skin “really glow-y, dewy, hydrated,” three adjectives that read as well on the page as they do on camera. “Everybody feels better when their skin …

Skin Care

What to Do If You Suspect Your Teen Is ‘Juuling’

While middle school bathrooms have long been a hot spot for bullying and other secretive behavior, there’s a new threat lurking in the restrooms of …

Parenting

This Mom's Clever Hack May be the Perfect Way to Teach Your Kids About Money

Working moms already do a great job in leading by example and teaching their kids about the value of hard work, but one mom took things a bit further …

Kids

Before You Divorce, Why Not Try a Parenting Marriage?

Last week, I wrote an article entitled, “How You Can Stay Together Without <i>Being</i> Together?” In it, I asked unhappy couples that have waited out the …

Parenting

15 Gift Ideas for Toddlers to Give Mom on Mother's Day

From cute crafts to sentimental photo books, these are the perfect gifts for little ones to give.<p>Even though your little ones might be too young to …

Parenting

15 Popsicle Stick Crafts for Kids

Everybody knows the crafting value of popsicle sticks, so we've compiled a list of the most creative and versatile crafts that use them! From holiday …

Crafting

12 Nail Polish Colors Glamour.com Editors Are Wearing All Spring

Warm weather might be taking its sweet time to show up around most of the country, but going by the calendar and calendar alone, it's spring. Far be it from us to disagree with a piece of paper, especially when it means disregarding the snow and giving spring a warm welcome to our fingers and toes. …

Time I

What Persian and Indian Women Know About Good Hair That We Don't

Impossibly glossy, long, lustrous, and unequivocally healthy-looking… We've yearned to know the deepest, juiciest secrets behind the gorgeous strands …

Hair Care

7 Best Home Remedies For Calluses And Corns

Your body sometimes has weird ways of armoring itself. For example, when you wear tight and uncomfortable shoes, the skin of your toes keeps rubbing …

Toys R Us fans are mourning the death of the store — take a look back at what it was like in its heyday

As Toys R Us nears its end, fans of the store are lamenting its demise.<p>The retailer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in September and officially filed for liquidation early Thursday. As a result, Toys R Us will soon close or sell its more than 700 stores across the US.<p>The store has been …

Toys "R" Us

Car Seat Guidelines to Keep Your Kids Safe

The American Academy of Pediatrics has a policy statement on child passenger safety with recommendations and guidelines for car seats. These …

How to Use Netflix Secret Codes to Find Better Kids’ Entertainment

A major time-saver for family movie night.<p>By<p>Mar 14 2018, 5:47 PM<p>Picking something on Netflix for kids to watch isn’t always the easiest. The …

Seven Long-Term Lessons From Parenting After Divorce

pixabay.com<p>I divorced in 2006 at the age of 30, with two kids then aged 3 and 7. My overriding feelings were of fear and uncertainty, and as I …

9 Things You Need to Tell Your Daughter About Mean Girls

The teen years are filled with all types of mean girls. From frenemies and fake friends to toxic friendships and controlling girls, their mean girl …

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

Happiness

9 Strategies for Parenting a Strong-Willed Child

Raising a strong-willed child tests the patience of even the most laid-back parents. Strong-willed kids like to do things according to their own …

This Smart Car Seat Trick Could Keep Your Child Safe in Case of an Accident

A Michigan fire department took to Facebook to encourage parents to include their child's personal information on their car seat.<p>As any parent who's ever gotten behind a wheel knows all too well, accidents can occur at any time. That's why we all take certain precautions to keep our loved ones as …

Personal Information

11 Cystic Acne Home Remedies That Are Esthetician- and Dermatologist-Approved

Zits, pimples, blemishes, bumps—whatever you want to call them, acne breakouts are par for the course in this thing we call life. And while that one …

How Parents Fighting Affects Children's Mental Health

No matter how healthy a couple’s relationship is, there’s bound to be a few squabbles here and there. And a few occasional disagreements usually …

10 apps every new parent needs on their phone right now

Becoming a parent is one of life's greatest joys.<p>But taking care of a tiny human also comes with lots of responsibility and an ample amount of stress. Even if you have loved ones to help share the load, there are tons of mobile apps out there designed to make your life easier, especially when weird …

Apps

Raising My Son With My Ex-Husband Is the Hardest Thing I’ve Ever Done

For years, I’ve been waiting for someone to come clean about co-parenting. Celebrities and social media would have us believe it’s easy, even …

Parenting

The Only 3 Foundations That Cover My Cystic Acne Scars—But Still Look Natural

<i>This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like it, visit health.com.</i><p>When I was younger and struggled with severe cystic acne, I …

Makeup

The Ancient Diet That Helped Balance My Hormones & Heal My Chronic Digestive Issues

In 2012, I sat in the humble waiting room of an ayurvedic doctor waiting to be seen for the chronic digestive issues that have plagued my past few …

How to Put an End to Sibling Rivalry (Finally!)

If your kids are constantly vying for your attention, here’s how to make sure they feel equally loved.<p>Let them resolve their own fights.<p>If you take …

Parenting

This ‘Dumb’ Phone That Can Only Call Or Text Is Exactly What Kids Need

The Light 2 has no apps, only call or text<p>There’s a lot of talk among parents and experts about the right time to get kids a phone. And of course, in …

Dad Develops App That Freezes Kids’ Phones Until They Text Back

Parents of teens and preteens with cellphones will appreciate this brilliant new smartphone app from British dad, Nick Herbert, who was frustrated by …

Country Lifestyle

The 5 Best Things Your Child Can Say to a Bully

Arm your kid with these powerful comebacks.<p>“Well, that isn’t a very nice thing to say.”<p>“Kids typically bully when they think they can have a strong …

Parenting

Instead Of Yelling At Your Kids, Try These Two Sentences

Raising kids can be a frustrating experience. Even with all of the sweet giggles and soft skin and joys of witnessing childhood wonder, guiding a …