Erica Kristin

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How Millennial Parents Are Raising Their Children Differently

Each generation of parents develops its signature parenting style. While no description can cover every parent, of course, past stereotypes of …

Someone wrote a kids' book to explain bitcoin and blockchain

At around 7 p.m. every night you can catch me reading bedtime stories for my two children. On current rotation: Dave's Cave, a weird Avengers book and a million bedtime stories about dinosaurs.<p>But those books can go straight in the trash because finally -- <i>finally</i> -- someone has written a children's …

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27 Struggles You'll Only Understand If You Were Born Before 1995

It truly was that hard knock life.

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This Is the Difference Between Normal Fighting and Verbal Abuse

A psychologist gives us six examples of verbal abuse in a relationship.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Tonic US.</i><p>As a psychologist, I often hear stories about fighting. After all, conflict is a normal part of any relationship and, during heated conversations, feelings of anger and frustration …

All of the Best Apps for When You Want to Learn Something New

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks?<p>If you’re a naturally curious person like I am, then you probably have a lot of questions about …

Do These 3 Things and You'll Have a Happy Marriage, According to Neuroscience

Brain scans of happily married couples provide clues about making long-term relationships work.<p>What's the secret to a happy marriage or long-term relationship? Many married people believe they know. Psychologists and marriage counselors are trained to dispense expert advice. But then there's brain …

10 Ideas to Steal from Midcentury Modern Gardens

Midcentury modern garden design evolved alongside the breathless optimism of America’s suburbs. In those postwar decades, the prospects of having …

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

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These Books Will Change The Way You Look At Being Busy

Do you feel too busy, too spread thin, and constantly overwhelmed? Feel like you have to choose between work, sleep, exercise, and family or friends? …

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Object of Desire: Cultivation Tray for Seedlings

If you are old enough to remember the early Martha Stewart days, you also may recall that she was the first person to elevate drudgery to diversion. …

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What’s the Use of Regret?

A few weeks ago I was sitting poolside in Florida with a friendly retiree who was standing in the warm aqua water, beaming with friendliness. We started chatting, first about his hometown, Pittsburgh, and the many great athletes from there. Soon the conversation pivoted to Vietnam and his …

Stress 'changes brains of boys and girls differently'

<b>Very stressful events affect the brains of girls and boys in different ways, a Stanford University study suggests.</b><p>A part of the brain linked to emotions and empathy, called the insula, was found to be particularly small in girls who had suffered trauma.<p>But in traumatised boys, the insula was larger …

CMV Is a Greater Threat to Infants Than Zika, but Far Less Often Discussed

Laura Sweet had no idea that she had contracted a virus that would leave her daughter, Jane, deaf by her first birthday.<p>During her second pregnancy, doctors had warned her against alcohol and changing kitty litter. They had said to avoid sushi and cold cuts. But nobody — not her obstetrician, nor …

9 Simple DIY Hacks and Tricks for Photographers

DIY photography tricks… need we say more? Whether you’re stuck in a creative rut or just want to break out of your photography comfort zone a bit, …

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The secret to a happy marriage may be an emotionally intelligent husband

This critical skill is not limited to heterosexual couples. It's essential in same-sex relationships as well, but the research shows that gay and lesbian couples are notably better at it than straight couples. See The-12 Year Study for more on this.<p>I want you to meet Lauren and Steven. While Steven …

6 Undeniable Truths About Relationships No One Wants To Admit (And How They Affect Your Business)

A happy relationship is a happy business leader.<p><i>The expression "naked truth" comes from a fable in which Truth and Falsehood went bathing. Falsehood went and dressed in Truth's clothes, and Truth, refusing to take another's clothes, went naked.</i><p>When there's conflict in your life, you don't make good …

Are You Expecting Too Much From Your Toddler?

A national survey shows most parents believe their toddlers have the capacity for more control of their emotions than is developmentally possible at their age.<p>Sometimes when my 3-year-old melts down, and just. Won't. Stop. Crying. And screaming, and making a spectacle, and rolling around on the …

10 Life-Changing TED Talks That Everyone Should Watch

Watching a TED Talk is a solid way to pass time, learn something new, or find much-needed sources of motivation, inspiration, and empowerment when …

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5 Ways to Inspire Creativity and Build Strong Character in Your Children, According to a Top Psychologist

Conformity is dangerous. Here's how to teach children to think for themselves.<p>Whether it's doing things because "they've always been done that way" or because "everyone else is doing it," conformity can be very dangerous.<p>My wife and I work hard to instill the right values in our two small children. …

7 Rules for Raising Sons Who Respect Women

My father taught me these simple rules that I wish some politicians had learned.<p>In the wake of Trump's odious bragging about sexual assault, a number of Trump supporters and Trump himself has insisted that it's just "locker-room talk."<p>For the record, I have never heard men in private say anything …

Living the Pie Life: Women can have it all... if they just get up earlier

The modern work-life balance is out of control for women. We’re expected to do it all and have it all. Except nobody can: not Beyoncé, not Michelle Obama, not Amal Clooney. Something always has to give.<p>So how can you find some kind of happy equilibrium?<p>Well, my first tip is never, ever give up …

You Can Control Your Feelings (and 6 More Myths About Emotional Intelligence)

Emotional intelligence is extremely powerful. But it's also easy to misunderstand.<p>The skills of emotional intelligence are powerful, to say the least.<p>The ability to identify different emotions, to understand their effect, and to use that information to guide thinking and behavior, greatly increases …

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Stop Spending So Much Time In Your Head

99% of all thoughts are useless but they’re still controlling your life.<p>I know something about you without knowing you. I bet you spend A LOT of time …

You Have to Try This Mom's Clever Chore Hack ASAP

It's guaranteed to work if your kids are as obsessed with the Internet as most.<p>It seems like every "kids these days" phrase is followed by some form of technology overuse: They never put their phone down, they're always surfing the Internet, the list goes on and on. But this savvy mom (which we …

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7 Questions You Have to Ask Yourself Before You Break Up

At some point in your relationship, you will be faced with this frightening question: <i>Should we break up?</i> I've asked myself (and the guy I’m dating, …

7 things Frank Lloyd Wright, one of the greatest American architects, got wrong about design

Chun-Hung Eric Cheng / Flickr“It takes a brave soul to buy one of Wright's houses,” says Chicago-based architect John Eifler.He should know: He’s …

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