Jason Gillette

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Why kids’ behaviour may be worse than ever − and how to fix it

Raising children is a joy, except when it’s absolutely maddening. And it may be more frustrating today than it’s ever been, says Katherine Reynolds Lewis, author of the new book <i>The Good News About Bad Behavior: Why Kids Are Less Disciplined Than Ever – And What to Do About It</i>. The Globe and Mail’s …

Parenting

Your 5-Year-Old's Emotional Development

Five-year-old development is fraught with emotional extremes and contradictions. At this age, many children are still straddling the not-too-distant …

Parenting

In Just 2 Words, Jeff Bezos Sums Up What Separates Winners From Dreamers

There may be no single formula for success, but Jeff Bezos' annual letter to stockholders comes darn close.<p>Few figures have captured our attention the way Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has. In just under 23 years Amazon has soared from revenues fo $500,000 to $178,000,000,000, from nine …

Leadership

Homemade DIY Taco Seasoning Recipe

Snacking at home on repeats with friends? I am sure tacos, nachos and chips are your favourites then, right? To make your snacking hour more …

1.4 Principles of Sustainable Engineering | EME 807

<i>"Engineering in context, engineering with a conscience, engineering for a finite planet and the indefinite future"<br>-</i><i>Benoit Cushman-Roisin</i><p>Sustainable …

Sustainability

5 Ways to Head Off a Discipline Problem So It Won't Derail Your Day

It’s that familiar scene. Child care pickup. Your child is thrilled to see you and then 20 minutes later, he melts down because you cooked chicken …

Parenting

My 14-Year-Old Daughter Watched Porn And It Changed Our Lives In Ways I Never Imagined

One fateful night in November 2014 my then-14-year-old daughter woke up my husband and me at 2 a.m.<p>Crying and visibly distraught, she whispered, “Mom, I have to tell you something.”<p>Those dreaded words are guaranteed to jolt even the deepest sleeper into full-alert mode. Immediately my mom brain …

Parenting

Help Your Kid Make the World Better

Who doesn’t want their kids to make the world a better place? And children want to make the world better. Inspire them to step up to the challenge with these practical, positive, and powerful ideas from Nat Geo Family.<p><b>MAKE THE WORLD BETTER—WITH KINDNESS</b><p>Children who are kind feel better about …

Kids

How To Negotiate With A Bully

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Leadership

Super Families: Secrets of Raising Successful Children

Nine families raised children who all went on to extraordinary success. Here’s what they have in common<p>Every night for 20 years, Gino Rodriguez knelt …

Parenting

What Actually Makes A Parenting Lesson Stick? Here's What The Experts Have To Say

Effectively teaching kids lessons about what's important and getting them to value the right things is a tricky mission to execute. While it's only …

Parenting

7 Ways to Power Your Home With Renewable Energy

Unless you’re filthy rich, you’re probably always on the lookout for ways to save a couple bucks. One of the best ways to cut your monthly bills is …

Renewable Energy

17 Pictures That Will Literally Melt The Icebox That Is Your Heart

Grab some tissues.

Genius

33 Things to Stop Doing to Your Kids Right Now

In our quest to be a great mom or dad, we often don't see that our actions aren't always best for our children. Now's the time to take off the …

Parenting

Daily Morning Challenges

This Powerpoint contains 16 weeks’ worth of daily challenges (80 in all). Aimed at youngsters in KS2 and lower KS3. There is a mixture of english and …

Edward Tufte

If You Want to Raise Honest Kids, Harvard Researchers Suggest These 3 Tips

Raising a child who is honest, trustworthy, and open is every parent's goal, but with the white lie ever-present in everyday life (especially for parents — sometimes you just have to tell your kid their favorite pizza spot is closed to get a vegetable in them), how do you ensure you're raising your …

Parenting

The Most Scenic Motorbike Rides Around the World

There’s no better way to witness a place than by going it on your own. There's no more liberating, badass way of doing that than by motorcycle. With …

Vietnam

5 Daily Steps for Succeeding at Anything

Successful people plan. Unsuccessful or mediocre people simply content themselves with hoping and wishing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It seems that regardless of how well the typical American household does, as far as income goes, happiness fails to keep up. Has …

Motivation

My teens don’t have a cellphone. Here’s how it works.

During a recent gathering of families at a California park, a cluster of teenagers sat at the end of a picnic table sharing Snapchat videos and comparing game scores while my sons, ages 13 and 16, stood awkwardly to the side, hands in their pockets. It was a scene that has played out numerous times …

Parenting

A Beginner’s Guide to Zero-Waste Living: 10 Tips from Lauren Singer

Lauren Singer is an advocate for the zero-waste movement who leads by example—and by very engaging videos (“DIY deodorant,” “What do you do about …

Sustainability

7 Effective Ways to Work Super Long Hours Without the Health Risks of a Workaholic

It has everything to do with your ability to mentally detach from work.<p>When we think of workaholics, we conjure up images of unshaven, bloodshot-eyed entrepreneurs working 80-hour weeks, eating junk food lunches at their desk (in the middle of a conference call), and getting up at 4 a.m. for …

Workaholics

Playful Parenting

Have you ever stepped back to watch what really goes on when your children play? As psychologist Lawrence J. Cohen points out, play is children's way …

Parenting

These Sustainable Fashion Experts Have Tips On Shopping Ethically

Learn how to be a mindful consumer<p>By now, it’s pretty clear that the fashion industry is not so good for our planet. The industry as a whole is the second most polluting industry in the world, falling right behind oil, which says a lot. As more truths about industry practices—and our dying …

Sustainability

How (Not) To Discipline Your Kids

Seven and a half years into my parenting career there is still so much I do not know. I still have so many questions. Questions I’m hoping you lovely …

Parenting

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

Image via Vladyslav Tulinovskyi<br>Competition in the employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, …

Graphic Design

Now That I'm 50, Here's What I've Learned About Achieving Success That Escaped Me at 25

Hitting the big fifty requires reflection almost as a duty. So I focused mine on what I've learned about success since being half my current age.<p>I like writing about timeless lessons for success or key behaviors that lead to success. I've even written about famous failures that will inspire you to …

Motivation

Want more self-reliant, responsible kids? Try Selbständigkeit, the German way.

The German practice of giving children more independence early on creates more resilient and responsible grownups, says this American mom.<p>When journalist Sara Zaske moved to Berlin with her family a few years ago, she noticed something different about German parents. They don't hover. They don't …

Parenting

How I Made $134,846.40 of Passive Income in 1 Month

It might be called passive income, but I didn't just make that money by sitting on the couch.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a previous video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose broke down different ways you can open yourself up to passive income. Many viewers …

Thought Leadership

Why Teenagers Become ‘Allergic’ to Their Parents

The arrival of spring is often prime time for hay fever, but adolescents seem to be able to develop an allergy to their parents, either intermittent or chronic, at any time of the year. This allergy usually has a sudden onset around age 13 and can last for months or, in some cases, years. While …

Parenting

The One Simple Thing That Finally Got My Kids to Stop Fighting

Remember when you thought your kids would be best friends, sharing toys and learning from each other in harmony every day of their lives? If so, I …

Parenting