Jonathan Larson

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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 …

29 Funny Mom Quotes That Will Have You Cry-Laughing

Silence isn't golden... it's suspicious, say all moms everywhere. These funny mom quotes will have you smiling even through the sleep …

19 Students Who Made Teachers Say, "I Don't Know Whether To Laugh Or Cry!"

"Ms. King is single. That means she does NOT have a man."

19 Times Talking To Kids Was Hilarious, Exhausting, And A Little Disturbing

Points to crotch: "Who let the vaginas out? Who? Who? Who?"

How to Teach a Kid to Dunk Their Head Underwater

Fear of submerging the head or getting water on the face is often a learned behavior. Thankfully It can be unlearned, too.<p>By<p>Jan 06 2018, 11:46 AM<p>A …

19 Netflix Original Movies You Didn't Know Existed That Are Gonna Be Your New Obsessions

Did you know that there's more to Netflix original content than <i>Stranger Things</i> (staff writer: Jessie Nickson-Lopez) and <i>The Crown</i> (casting: Nina …

Entertainment

These Are the Chores Your Child Should Be Doing This Year Based on Their Age

If you're a mama who feels like she's doing literally everything around the house, including picking up after your very capable kids, we know how you …

WATCH: Soccer dad tries to fight Europa League players while holding small child

This is good parenting, folks<p>Ladies and gentlemen, we have a new runaway candidate for "Father of the Year."<p>He comes to us via Thursday's …

18 Tweets From Parents That Prove Halloween Can Be The Worst

Sugar-fueled kids are just the beginning...<p>Halloween is typically a time for creative costumes, spooky decorations and, of course, sugar-fueled kids.<p>Parents know all too well the struggle of dealing with their children’s indecisiveness when it comes to costumes and the chaos that could only come …

7 Things You Can Do With the Space Under a Kid’s Bed

If you ask a feng shui expert about the space under a bed, they're going to tell you to keep it clear — that putting anything in that space will …

Is Your Kid Hooked on Smartphones? 5 Tips for Parents

There is growing concern among parents, educators and mental health experts that excessive smartphone use may be contributing to the recent surge in …

Carolyn Hax: Mother-in-law offers free child care. She criticizes freely, too.

<i>Dear Carolyn: My retired mother-in-law graciously provides day care for my two daughters while my wife and I work. With child care in D.C. being practically unaffordable, it's a huge help to us and beneficial for the children, we feel.</i><p><i>But she exacts a toll for her efforts. Mainly in the form of</i> …

There’s finally a good robot vacuum you can get for just $75

Want a good robot vacuum? Don’t want to pay $400 or even more for a Roomba? You’re in luck. The Pure Clean Smart Robotic Vacuum Cleaner ditches many …

3 Things to Remember About Listening to Your Kids

Listening to your little ones can be challenging—especially when you’re busy—but there is a big pay-off.<p>Kids can have a lot to say, and a lot to ask, and their timing isn’t always ideal. It may almost seem as if they wait for the times when we are least available for a long story or a “why” …

Parenting

The hashtag is ten years old

Fun fact: if you’ve got a child under the age of ten, hashtags are officially older than them. Wild, right? Here’s the tweet that launched a thousand #ships, posted back in 2007 by open source advocate Chris Messina.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in …

Time I

Research in mice reveals a new approach to wiping memories from the brain, demonstrating that specific memories can be weakened or strengthened<p>The eternal sunshine of a spotless mind has come one step closer, say researchers working on methods to erase memories of fear.<p>The latest study, carried out …

The Brain

This Easy Yoga Routine Burns More Calories Than a 20-Minute Jog

While yoga isn't exactly thought of as a high-intensity workout (unless you're dabbling in Bikram or power yoga), you'd be surprised how many poses …

Yoga

Parents, It Is Not Your Job To Make Your Children Happy

Happiness is a tricky thing. Everyone wants to be happy, right? And we want the people we care about to be happy too. This is especially true when it …

10 Reasons Your Toddler's Tantrum Is Actually a Good Thing

Believe it or not, temper tantrums are an important part of your toddler's emotional health and well-being.<p>Toddler tantrums are one of the most challenging aspects of parenting. We tend to feel like good parents when our toddlers are smiley and at ease, but can feel helpless and overwhelmed when …

People are trolling United Airlines with these brutal new slogans

If you've been anywhere near the internet in the past 24 hours, chances are you'll have stumbled across that disturbing viral video of the United …

United Airlines

Why Don’t My Kids Hear Me When I Talk?

Most conversations with my kids start something like this:<p><b>Me:</b> Dearest child, could you please go brush your teeth?<p>No response.<p><b>Me, growing impatient:</b></i> …

The Best Way to Feel Younger: 1 Exercise That Will Change Your Body Most, According to Science | Inc.com

Getting old sucks.<p>My joints creak. Both of my shoulders make wonderful little popping noises. I do this groaning thing when try to roll out of bed that I never thought I'd make. (In fact, most of the time I don't even notice I'm doing it.) If I lie on the floor for a while, getting back up is no …

Chris Froome

Amazon Is Hiring 5000 Work-From-Home Employees

The online retailer is hiring 5000 work-from-home employees<p>Amazon is hiring a ton of part-time customer service employees to work from home on nights …

A Pediatrician on the Power of Teaching Your Daughter Self-Love

First periods can be <i>quite</i> the adventure; I know mine was… But that's a story for another time. Today we're here to talk about how you can prepare …

Parenting

The key to raising happy kids? The latest trend says do as the Dutch do.

<i>Vicky Hallett, a former Washington Post reporter, is a freelance writer in Florence, Italy.</i><p>What’s wrong with the American way of parenting?<p>Pretty much everything, according to an outpouring of child-rearing wisdom from our compatriots abroad. We’re a nation of helicoptering sanctimommies blinded by …

Parenting

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 …

Parenting

Parents, it’s time to get out of the way and let your kids just play

When our children were in elementary school, we lived in the heart of a mega-metropolis with little opportunity for outdoor activities and rare glimpses of winter weather. So we took a vacation to the mountains to partake in some of the pleasures of winter.<p>We packed ski suits, hats, gloves, scarves …

Parenting

The One (Very Surprising) Thing Parents Can Do to Raise Smarter Kids | Inc.com

While some people argue that intelligence is a genetic trait, others firmly believe that intelligence is something that can be learned, picked up, or developed over time through one's environment. Some of the things are intuitive--habits we've learned to embrace and incorporate in our daily …

Horseback Riding

Why Family Routines Matter And How To Improve Them

The good news is that routines do not need to be rigid in their structure.<p>Why do child development experts keep proclaiming that routines are so terribly important? How can it possibly matter what time mealtimes and bedtimes occur? Can a family’s habits make a difference in important outcomes for …

10 ways to entertain kids on planes (without using an iPad)

If an airport is purgatory on Earth, then parents who allow their children to use devices - play games, watch videos - with the volume on are bound straight for hell. I see these parents, I note their children’s behaviour, and I judge. So should you.<p>When I was a child, we brought books to read on …