Emma Sanders

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5 Reasons Modern-Day Parenting Is in Crisis, According to a British Nanny

I generally am quite an optimistic person. I tend to believe that everything will work out for the best unless the evidence is overwhelmingly to the contrary, and anyone who knows me will tell you that I am not prone to drama. That's why when I say that modern parenting is in serious trouble -- …

Parenting

“I built this book cart after my bagpipes got stolen, because I couldn’t afford a new set of bagpipes, and I needed to support myself

“I built this book cart after my bagpipes got stolen, because I couldn’t afford a new set of bagpipes, and I needed to support myself. I used to sell teddy bears too. But one day last year, three undercover policeman showed up and took me to jail. It was just like a TV show– one was dressed like a rapper, the other like a hooker, and the other like a tourist. They said you need a permit to sell manufactured goods. You’re allowed to sell art, just not manufactured goods. I tried to tell them …

“This is our first date. We met on the bus.”“I said all the right things.”“Whatever, I talked to you first.”

“This is our first date. We met on the bus.”<br>“I said all the right things.”<br>“Whatever, I talked to you first.”

“I’ve been a deep believer my whole life

“I’ve been a deep believer my whole life. 18 years as a Southern Baptist. More than 40 years as a mainline Protestant. I’m an ordained pastor. But it’s just stopped making sense to me. You see people doing terrible things in the name of religion, and you think: ‘Those people believe just as strongly as I do. They’re just as convinced as I am.’ And it just doesn’t make sense anymore. It doesn’t make sense to believe in a God that dabbles in people’s lives. If a plane crashes, and one person …

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

You can totally wake yourself up for a.m. exercise! You're just going to have to pull a fast one...on yourself.<p>You've tried to become one of those morning workout people (gotta love 'em!), but when that dreaded alarm goes off, your body is all, 'No. Just no.' And by the time your mind remembers …

a how to summer list is my fave

To all my fellow list and summer lovers, here’s a How To Summer list made to track your plans for celebrating the season. I guess my list should …

“My first marriage lasted ten years

“My first marriage lasted ten years.”<br>“What happened?”<br>“A wise man once told me: ‘Religious ideology set aside, a relationship needs two things to survive: sex and money.’ And mine didn’t have much of either.”<br>“Who said that quote?”<br>“My father.”

“I think I sell myself short sometimes. I’m afraid to ask for what I want, because a part of me is afraid I don’t deserve it.”

“I think I sell myself short sometimes. I’m afraid to ask for what I want, because a part of me is afraid I don’t deserve it.”

“Seeing her do all these beautiful movements on stage, when you’ve watched her grow from the tiniest little thing… oh man, those dance…

“Seeing her do all these beautiful movements on stage, when you’ve watched her grow from the tiniest little thing… oh man, those dance recitals make me cry.”

The Good, the Bad & the Ugly: One Year Sharing a Bedroom with a Baby

(Image credit: Carrie McBride)<p>Some parents share a room with their baby by choice (especially those who choose to co-sleep) and others by necessity …

BREAKING NATURE NEWS: Numerous agencies are now confirming that the Albino Death Puma has emerged fully from its winter quarters and resu…

BREAKING NATURE NEWS: Numerous agencies are now confirming that the Albino Death Puma has emerged fully from its winter quarters and resumed feeding on the giant sturgeon of Central Park Boat Pond.

“I tend to close myself off when I’m angry. So he’ll be patient with me until I’m ready to yell at him.”“Oh yeah, I can’t wait.”

“I tend to close myself off when I’m angry. So he’ll be patient with me until I’m ready to yell at him.”<br>“Oh yeah, I can’t wait.”

“How many times did he cheat on you?”“Physically, just once

“How many times did he cheat on you?”<br>“Physically, just once.”<br>“So how do you define cheating?”<br>“If you’re hiding texts, you’re probably cheating.”

“So much of who I am is because of Dr. Seuss.”

“So much of who I am is because of Dr. Seuss.”

5 Things You Can Do to Kickstart Your Day

Have you ever had days where you just don’t feel like doing anything? At the end of the day, you look back and you realize you’ve accomplished …

Instant Pretty: Store Your Dish Drying Rack On a Floral Tray (It'll Collect Drips, Too!)

(Image credit: Lonny)<p>Dish drying racks aren't the most exciting thing in the kitchen. They're meant to be functional, and that doesn't often leave …

Countertops

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

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10 Things Every Guy Has Thought During Sex

You know, besides this is awesome!<p>You might think the inside of a man's brain sounds like the buzz of a broken fluorescent lightbulb. Not true. In my humble view, the brain cells of men work like pistons, constantly firing—just like yours. Some of the internal dialogue they produce is quite …

5 Major Anti-Aging Mistakes Tons of Women Make

Wanna preserve that youthful glow? Don't commit any of these no-nos

The 3 Things That'll Keep You Working Out Regularly

Find a routine that fits the bill, and you'll never go on a gym strike again.<p>What do you <i>really</i> want out of your workout? And, no, we don't mean six-pack abs or Michelle Obama biceps (although neither would hurt). What we're really asking: What would it take to keep you in the gym, day in and day …

How to Know If You Should Be Taking Iron Supplements

The warning signs that all active women need to be aware of.<p>Women and iron have a complicated relationship. This crucial mineral helps bring fresh oxygen to your system via your bloodstream, and it's a super important nutrient for women who exercise regularly and need that fresh O2 to power through …

The Simple Way to Eat More Mindfully

No torturously slow eating required<p>It may make you feel like you’re in a <i>Portlandia</i> skit, but eating local and learning more about where your food came from can have more than just environmental benefits. If you know the story behind your food's origins, you may enjoy eating it more—and therefore …

15 Totally Fitspirational Quotes to Pump You Up

Pin ‘em, share ‘em, and repeat ‘em often!

7 Things That Make You Think You're Hungry (Even When You Don't Need to Eat)

Read this before you raid the fridge.

Nutrition

What Happens to Your Body When You Have Motion Sickness

Occasionally, getting there is NOT half the fun. Why some journeys are so uncomfortable<p>► You hit the open road—or ocean, or sky—and while nothing sounds alarming, your ears switch to red alert. Yes, your ears. Deep inside each one sits a series of tiny fluid-filled chambers called semicircular …

13 Signs You’re Obsessed with Yoga

You know you’re a yogi when…