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9 mistakes I made when I had my first kid that I would never do again

I wanted to be a mom for as long as I can remember. In fact, my husband and I started trying to have a baby less than a year after getting married. It was the one thing in my life in which I was certain that I would excel. And, I did. Together with my husband, I raised two intelligent, confident, …

Parenting

Dermatologists Over 40 Say This Is How to Look 10 Years Younger

Once we hit 40, the descriptors used for skin typically have a negative connotation—words we don't necessarily want to associate with our once …

Skin Care

Raising A Feminist In A Gendered World

How do I feel when my daughters are obsessed with pink and purple, with tutus and crowns?<p>DragonImages via Getty Images<p>Gender stereotypes are …

Parenting

My darling, remember when we wanted what we currently have?

<b>My darling,</b><p>On our wedding day, we had big dreams—dreams for our careers, dreams for our home, dreams for the family we'd build, dreams of …

Positive Thinking

Want a Happy Marriage? Science Says Couples Should Do These 7 Things for Each Other Often

Author Eric Barker dissects the book, "The All-or-Nothing Marriage: How the Best Marriages Work," and discovers science-backed behaviors for a happy marriage.<p>How many motivational books have you read? You know how it goes, right? The author conveys his or her version of the secrets of life, …

Happiness

Little mean girls: Helping your daughter swim in those choppy social waters

It hit us in fourth grade.<p>The girls in my daughter’s class began to divide themselves into groups. Reports of comments that someone was “fat” or not “cool enough” directed at girls I’d known since they were 5 became prime topics of discussions at home. I heard cruel insults about my child, because …

Parenting

How do we teach our teenagers about good sex, not just safe sex?

“That is a tragedy. To those 22-year-olds, I say the following: It could be thrush, bladder irritability, pelvic muscle spasm, chlamydia, …

"I tried 11 sex apps to fire up my marriage"

From erotica to Truth or Dare, there is definitely an app for that.<p><b>I've been with my husband for almost five years, and while I still get butterflies when I see his name pop up on my phone, let’s be really honest: Long-term sex doesn’t elicit that same instantaneous, gotta-have-'em-right-now</b> …

The Proper Way to Teach Kids to Introduce Themselves, According to an Etiquette Expert

For a Southern mama, there are few better compliments than, “Oh, your children are so well-behaved and polite!” Around here, where good manners are …

8 of Scotland’s best beaches and coastal treasures

Making a feature of Scotland’s less-travelled coast is a responsibility and a challenge. Even its quieter corners are seeing a tourist boom. Much of the rural north-west, deserted in the romantic imagination, is to all intents “full”. Skye, where accommodation is booked months ahead and camper vans …

Parenting, there's an app for that (and some books that aren't excruciating)

My good friend had peed on a stick barely 24 hours before she and her husband were in my lounge room revealing their exciting news because really, …

Mom Lets 13-Year-Old Manage Household Grocery Budget. She's Proud When Others Call Her a 'Lazy Mom'

When other parents call Brooke Hampton “lazy,” that's just proof that she's doing something right.<p>The mom of three, who operates the website Barefoot …

5 things to teach your kids about money management - Marianne Stenger - ABC Splash - http://education.abc.net.au/newsandarticles/blog/-/b/2902849/5-things-to-teach-your-kids-about-money-management?null

Financial literacy is a vital life skill, and when kids are supported in developing solid financial skills from a young age, they will be better …

A Child Nutritionist Explains Exactly How to Deal With Picky Eaters

Any parent who has ever had a picky eater kid knows firsthand the frustration of trying to get their child to be healthy, adventurous, and well fed, …

Dad Bods and Dad Brains: The New Science of Fatherhood

Men experience measurable changes when they become fathers, tied to shifts physiology that prime them for their new roles, much in the same way …

Kids Screaming in Public? Here’s the Trick to Making it Stop.

Noisy kids can be irritating, but a parent’s relationship with their child is more important than other people’s judgments.<p>Screaming kids have a way …

I Parented Like A French Dad and My Kids Started Listening to Me

Mai oui, taking a distanced French perspective on kids will freak them out in a good way.<p>In the extremely best-selling parenting book, <i>Bringing Up …

Parenting

How to Teach a Nervous Boy to Talk to Girls

Preschoolers struggle with listening well and playing fair, but practicing good manners early will help boys grow into better men.<p>Anyone who has ever …

The Science of Dad and the ‘Father Effect’

If the scientific study of fatherhood has taught us one thing, it’s that there are data-driven, biological, and psychological reasons why kids seem …

Be A Guide, Not A Guard: How To Raise A Happy And Responsible Kid

Next time you see your child doing something that you don't like, whisper to yourself: “Be a guide, not a guard."<p><i>Originally published on</i> Motherly<i>.</i><p>By Nadene van der Linden<p>“Be a guide, not a guard” perfectly describes the kinds of parenting behaviors that create happy and responsible children. It’s a …

Parenting

How to Teach a Kid to Stop Interrupting in Three Steps

Unfortunately, suffering interruptions is how you mold a tiny, undeveloped brain that into a self-regulating adult mind.<p>While trying to write this …

Genius Strategies for Raising Kids Who Are Smart About Money—Starting at Age 4

Preschoolers & Early Elementary Kids (7 and Under)<p>The foundation of money habits is formed very early, as young as age 5, according to research from …

5 Ways to Teach Kids Old-Fashioned Manners in Today's World

In today's world, you're likely to hear most kids say, "Give me that!" and "I want it now!" more often than you'll hear them say, "please," and …

Everything You Need to Set Up a Montessori Method–Approved Playpen at Home

The Montessori method of education — of which, notably, Prince George is a student and Beyoncé is a graduate — is built on the idea that children are …

15 things I wish I knew before becoming a dad

1/<p>You're on your own<p>Shutterstock<p>The baby's born. Family comes to visit you at the hospital, friends send you text messages and your social media …

'Shouting at kids can be as harmful as smacking or hitting': Parenting expert shares his tips on how to discipline your children without raising your voice

All parents lose their patience with their children from time to time - but yelling could be as bad as smacking, a parenting expert has …

Parenting

What Teens Really Say About Sex, Drugs And Sadness

Want to know what the teenagers in your life really think about sex and drugs?<p>Are you sure?<p>Well, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have a pretty good idea, thanks to the Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Every other year, thousands of teens in public and private high schools …

Mental Health

The Viking Raid on the Abbey of Lindisfarne

The Ruins of Lindisfarne Priory, by Thomas Girtin, 1798.<p>On 8 June, 793 AD, Vikings destroyed the <b>abbey on Lindisfarne</b>, a centre of learning that was …

The Dangers of Distracted Parenting

When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own.<p>Smartphones have by now been implicated in so many crummy outcomes—car fatalities, sleep disturbances, empathy loss, relationship problems, failure to notice a clown on a …

Parenting

5 Dads On What Sex Was Like For the First Time After Kids

The first time after kids is always a bit of an adventure.<p>After your kid is born, sex tumbles down the priority list. Pregnancy and birth profoundly …

Parenting