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40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

Water

Want to Hit Driver Better? Think Shoulder Angle and Full Turn

The driver is different than other clubs because to hit driver well, the low point of your swing should be further back than with other full-swing clubs. “The low point of the swing needs to be behind the ball, so the club is traveling in an upward direction and launches the ball without a lot of …

Why "Keeping Your Head Down" Is Killing Your Swing

The head rotates in a tour-pro follow-through<p>It's probably a familiar scene in your foursome. Somebody (maybe even you) tops a shot and immediately offers a boilerplate analysis of why it happened: "I lifted my head."<p>Well, maybe, but that isn't why most shots are topped. In fact, a lot of times …

Passive income: 15 ways to let the money flow in

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might collect passive income streams.<p>For many people, toiling for a living isn't fun.<p>There can be lengthy commutes, dress codes, annoying coworkers, unreasonable …

Personal Finance

This is exactly how much you need to save each month to send two kids to college and retire on time

But barely anyone is doing it.<p>$632 every month.<p>That’s how much the average person in American needs to save to be able to send two kids to college …

Personal Finance

Science Says This Technique Can Help You Raise Calmer, More Resilient Kids

This 2-step tool can bring them out of chaos and into confidence. It works for grownups, too.<p>My eighth grader is back to the books after a week of pneumonia-induced absence. With each missed school day came another layer of overwhelm at the thought of making up all that work.<p>He'd finish a coughing …

Mindfulness

World's 100 Greatest Golf Courses

Golf Digest's third biennial ranking of the World 100 Greatest Golf Courses is truly global, showcasing brilliant layouts everywhere from Abu Dhabi to Vietnam, but not the United States. This is not a slight against courses born in the USA; Golf Digest will continue to produce biennial rankings of …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Do This to Help Them Be Strong, Confident, and Resilient

Instead of being victims, resilient kids see themselves as being in control of their destinies. As a result, they tend to grow and get better when bad things happen, instead of crumpling.<p>Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from …

personaldevelopment

This One Trick Will Make Your Pasta So Much Better

There are few dishes as satisfying as a steaming plate of pasta, especially when it’s enjoyed at the end of a long day. But in addition to the …

Italian Food

5 Things To Know About Screen Time Right Now

After another round of holidays, it's safe to assume, a lot of children have been diving into media more than usual. They may have received new electronic toys and gadgets or downloaded new apps and games. Managing all that bleeping and buzzing activity causes anxiety in many parents. Here's a …

Cost-benefit Analysis

I'm a startup CEO — here are 8 lessons critical to success I've already started teaching my kids

How comfortable are you with the unknown? Scientists say that successful entrepreneurs have a strong tolerance for ambiguity. But most company founders also know that the opposite of success is failure. The stakes are high and losing hurts. And that is a good thing. If it did not hurt — we would …

How to gauge when it's too dangerously cold to go outside

Things are getting more than a little chilly this winter.<p>The frigid waters of Lake Superior are looking steamy-hot as they waft into the below-zero air in northern Minnesota. On New Year's Day, the temperature dipped to a record low of negative 9 degrees Fahrenheit in Chicago. Ice chunks cluttered …

Parenting Hero helps parents figure out how to talk to their kids

Parenting Hero is an app created on the premise no matter how many parenting books you read, a lot of that knowledge vacates your brain when faced with an indignant child on the verge of a meltdown. The app, currently available on iOS, takes tenets from the book “How to Talk So Little Kids Will …

Parenting

What Are Romantic Gestures You Can Make In A Relationship? The Most Popular Ways To Show You Care

If you're totally smitten with your significant other, it's always nice to make sweet romantic gestures from time to time, just to show them how much …

Why staying together ‘for the sake of the kids’ is the worst thing that parents can do

opinion<p>Writer at sexdeathrocknroll.com - passionate advocate of growing older disgracefully. Tweet me: @violetfenn<p><b>When I announced that I was</b> …

Live Like You Could Lose Everything, but Know There's Nothing to Lose

You need to embrace the idea that giving everything you've got is a vital responsibility.<p>For most people, the stakes simply aren't high enough.<p>There's not enough reason to get up early and work, get off Facebook, or get into shape.<p>Put most simply, most people don't have a compelling enough <i>why.</i> If …

Self-improvement

34 Things You Need to Give Up to Be Successful

When you have five minutes of down time, how do you spend that time?<p>1. Wasting five minutes.<p>When you have five minutes of down time, how do you spend that time? Most people use it as an excuse to rest or laze.<p>By lazing for five five-minute breaks each day, we waste 25 minutes daily. That's 9,125 …

Motivation

The 25 Best Craft Breweries in America

Your Guide to the Country's Most Delicious Beer<p>If you’re impatient, thirsty or a little bit of both, click here to skip right to the list.<p>In 2016, …

Two Simple Adjustments To Hit Great Short-Game Shots

The standard operating procedure on chips and pitches is to set up open to your target and swing the club down and left through impact. You can hit the ball solidly this way, but it’s tough to control the trajectory and direction without a lot of practice.<p>An easier and more reliable way to hit …

How to learn a language in super-fast time

Last week, the war of words between the EU and Britain over Brexit took an unexpected turn – when Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission president, elected to deliver his in French instead of English.<p>Addressing a conference in Italy, Junker claimed that “slowly but surely English is losing …

Change This One Aspect Of Your Setup For Better Ball Flight

There aren’t many quick-fixes in golf, but this setup tip from Adam Kolloff, one of our Golf Digest Best Young Teachers out of Liberty National G.C., is about as close as it gets. It’s all about your left thumb at setup (if you’re a righty), where your clubface is at the top, and the effect these …

Golf

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Add These 17 Slow Cooker Chicken Dinners to Your Meal Plan

The make-ahead magic of the slow cooker does it again. With the right recipes, this handy appliance is one of the best tools in the kitchen for …

How to take your kids to Disney World for free (almost)

Anyone with kids understands that Disney World is a vacation they need to take at least once. After all, it’s the happiest place on earth. The only …

Personal Finance

2 Stories That Will Make You Stop and Rethink Your Life

You have an endless well of untapped potential within you, just sitting dormant.<p>A young man once approached Socrates and asked the philosopher how he could acquire wisdom and knowledge.<p>"Follow me," Socrates said in response, as he led the young man down to the sea. The young man followed as …

Self-improvement

The best coding kits for kids are put to the WIRED test

With the demand for software developers on the rise, children are being encouraged to learn the ins-and-outs of coding at early ages. This can be …

Kids

20 Romantic Date Ideas for Any Budget

20 Romantic and Cheap Date Ideas<p>Romantic Doesn't Have to Mean Expensive with These Date Ideas<p>Updated January 29, 2018<p>When’s the last time you had a …

Travel

Four Tips From Pediatricians to Teach Kindness to Kids

Children are listening. During the election, messages of hate, fear and intolerance were propagated across different media and into communities. And …

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