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Try These 26 Phrases To Help Calm An Angry Child

Whether your child has a slow-burning fuse or explodes like a firecracker at the slightest provocation, every child can benefit from learning …

Self-help

How Motherhood Keeps Me Sober

If I drank, I would eventually fail my son.<p>I was in a bar last night. A grimy, gross bar –- the kind of bar where you’d shudder to see daylight hit the upholstery. I went to use the bathroom and my first thought was that I can’t BELIEVE I used to do cocaine off those surfaces.<p>Now that I have eight …

7-Day Healthy Blood Pressure Meal Plan: 1,200 Calories

According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 75 million American adults have high blood pressure (that's 1 in 3 adults). Some people may not …

The Reward Chart That Changed Everything In My House

Right when we become fooled into believing that we have mastered a certain tricky stage in our child’s development, a new one smacks us right in the …

Seven parenting 'tricks' to get your child to do what you want

As any parent knows, at some point (and sometimes several times a day), your child's behaviour is likely to be somewhat challenging.<p>Kids will often be stubborn, argumentative and destructive - and getting them to calm down, listen and behave with consideration can be an uphill struggle.<p>A recent …

50 Healthy Dessert Recipes Under 250 Calories

When it comes to post-dinner sweets, homemade healthy desserts are where it's at. They're the perfect way to wrap up an evening and satisfy your …

23 and Me: My Favorite Edible Plants to Grow in Shade

In my first New York garden I grew rooftop crops in all-day sun: eggplants, cucumbers, tomatoes—sunrise-to-sunset stuff. Two moves later, losing sun …

Why Mothers Stay Up Late

A little after 8 a.m. on a Saturday, my wife, Mel, told me she didn’t get enough sleep the night before, and I asked her what time she went to bed. …

Deep Dish Dutch Apple Pie

Deep Dish Dutch Apple Pie is loaded with a spiced apple filling and topped with a crunchy, sweet, pecan streusel topping. Best served with a big …

20 Super Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Try these recipes to get the nutrients and protein you need.<p>1 of 20<p>Banana Ginger Smoothie<p>Soothe digestion, heartburn, nausea, and other stomach trouble with the fresh ginger in this natural remedy smoothie recipe.<p><i>Servings: 2</i><p>1 banana, sliced<br>¾ cup (6 oz) vanilla yogurt<br>1 Tbsp honey<br>½ tsp freshly grated …

5 Great Sci-Fi Books To Share With Your Kids

Are you a geeky parent who dreams of passing on your passions to your child? You’ll want to start them young. Sure there are plenty of adorable baby …

Dear 20-Somethings: Don't You Dare Tell Me What To Do

I’m officially in my 40s. I’m surrounded by teenagers. And I’m tired of fetuses on the internet telling me what to do.<p>The other day, there was some …

Shock claims monumental SpaceX rocket landing was hoax

But conspiracists are keen to debunk the spectacular step forward for mankind.<p>A YouTuber has become a viral sensation for his five-minute long …

The Money-Saving Grocery Plan EVERY Adult Should Read

While cooking for ourselves is definitely cheaper than eating out, we're probably still not saving as much as we could. Because, truth be told, we …

Recipes

Backyard Projects for Kids: DIY Race Car Track

Playing outside is a crucial part of development for any human beings. With urban landscape taking much of space reserved for unrestricted play, the …

How To Plant Cannabis Seeds • Green Rush Daily

Do you want Indica, Sativa or a hybrid of both. Will you use indoor hydroponics or grow outdoors? What height do you want? Regardless, what you’ll …

Best Documentaries on Netflix

The 10 Best Documentaries on Netflix<p>Unlike narrative films, documentaries have the power to legitimately illuminate a subject in a straightforward …

Documentaries

17 Underrated Bands You Need To Listen To ASAP

Here's your chance to say, "I heard them first."

Pop Punk

All About Buttercream & How to Make 6 Different Types

Let’s talk about frosting—and in particular, the most commonly used word relating to frosting: buttercream.<p>Buttercream is delicious, a combination of flavorful butter mixed with plenty of sugar (and, depending on the recipe, some other ingredients) to produce a light, airy, and delightfully smooth …

Recipes

9 documentaries to watch after you've finished "Making a Murderer"

For most of us, the <i>Making a Murderer</i> binge-watch is now complete. With the almost constant stream of brand new theories, questions, and details about …

Crime

The Light Slow Cooker Recipes You Need In Your Repertoire

They're easy, too.<p>Slow cooker recipes have one major downfall. While they're delightfully convenient and have the ability to warm your soul on the coldest of days, they often times pack on the calories too. And sometimes, that just doesn't feel alright. You don't have to give up on the slow cooker …

Advice for Parents of Highly Sensitive Children

“Children do not experience our intentions, no matter how heartfelt. They experience what we manifest in our tone and behaviour.” —Gordon Neufeld<p>Dear …

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