Jeralyn Skinner

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Why We Obsess Over People Who Don't Want Us

<b>For simplicity's sake, I refer to heterosexual women in this post, but what I discuss here definitely applies to heterosexual men and</b> …

The 20 questions that will save your relationship

Everyone in a long-term relationship knows there’s a price to be paid for security. All-night sex sessions are traded for a good night’s sleep, and “lovey-dovey” chats cede to logistical briefings. (When did you last have a conversation that didn’t end with: “You forgot to buy BIN BAGS?!”) As the …

15 Brutally Honest Phases Of A Man Falling In Love

by Lilit M<p>– on<p>in Love<p>We all dream of meeting that special someone and falling in love. It’s the stuff romantic flicks and Disney movies are made of. …

Relationships

10 Pieces of Outdated Advice Parents Should Stop Giving Kids

For starters, let's quit it with the "just ignore the bullies, and they will stop" shtick.<p>As a parent, you hope that everything you say and do for …

Woman tells of her horrifying experience meeting a bug in the shower

For some people, spotting a bug in the shower is no big deal. As long as everyone keeps their distance, bug bro can shower along.<p>But for others who …

8 signs you're in a strong relationship — even if it doesn't feel like it

Here's the thing about relationships.<p>Sometimes they're candlelit date nights, and walks through grassy meadows, and feeding each other cake at your …

Sharpen your parenting skills with ‘What Great Parents Do’

Looking for advice on parenting but don’t want to wade through reams of studies? A new book offers help. In “What Great Parents Do: 75 Simple Strategies for Raising Kids Who Thrive,” Erica Reischer offers practical tips in an easy-to-read format.<p>Reischer, a clinical psychologist and parent …

Parenting

This Is What Happens When A Roomba Meets A Pile Of Dog Poop At 1:30 AM

Man’s story of attempting to clean a Roomba after it ran over a pile of dog poop in his house goes viral<p>“So, last week, something pretty tragic …

Roomba

'Cursed Child' explores Harry Potter fab five's parenting skills

Before you read <i>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child</i>, who did you think would be the best and worst at parenting?<p><i>The Cursed Child</i> dropped some ridiculous …

Books

3 Secrets Of Women Men Adore And Never Want To Leave

Are you the type of woman who possess oozing beauty but remained unhappy for several failed relationships? You think you have the wit and glamour but …

Relationships

8 Behaviors of Parents That Keep Children From Being Successful

<b>Parents work hard to raise children that will be successful, but it is important to be aware of any parenting behaviors that may hold children back</b> …

Stray Dog Adopts Human While He's Running In A 155-Mile Long Race

Dogs can be extremely strong willed animals, and sometimes they randomly choose a human to be their master and won't take no for an answer- even if …

Giant Pandas

32 DIY Costumes That Will Make Everyone Jealous of Your Cute Dog

A photo posted by Pugs In Costumes (@pugcostumes) on Jun 23, 2015 at 2:40pm PDT<p>Halloween isn't just for humans — it's a time to get your dog in the …

Pets

A couples therapist reveals why modern marriage is so hard

No longer do we get hitched because our dad told us to, because the guy is wealthy, or because the girl comes from a high-status family. (Gross.)<p>Instead, most of us get married if and when we feel like it, to someone we love and who loves us in return. (Awww.)<p>Except, in case you haven't heard, …

Still a mother: Parenting after a child has died

It happens most often when I’m driving. My 9-year-old son will be in the backseat talking or playing a game on my phone. And sometimes in my mind’s …

17 hilarious parenting comics that are your life.

You might remember our recent article filled with hilarious reality, "15 parenting comics that are almost too real."<p>Well, cartoonist and father of …

Cats do not need their owners, scientists conclude

Rudyard Kipling was right. Cats really do walk by themselves and do not need their owners to feel secure and safe, a new study has shown.<p>Although owners might worry that their pet is nervously pining for their return when they leave the house, in fact, cats show no sign of separation …

8-foot king cobra on loose in Florida; school takes precautions

A school in Orlando kept its students inside Thursday while wildlife officials scoured the area for an 8-foot-long venomous king cobra on the loose that technically could kill up to 20 people with one bite.<p>Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokesman Greg Workman said the snake was …

Day Care Center Whose Workers Ran Toddler 'Fight Club' Apologizes to Parents

A New Jersey day care center at which two female employees allegedly set up fights between children and filmed them has issued an apology to …

This Video Of A Kitten Battling A Neurological Condition Will Melt Your Heart

The story of Shakes will give you all the feels imaginable.<p>View this post on Facebook

Woman Gives Birth to Her Own Granddaughter After Agreeing to Be Her Daughter's Surrogate

A 51-year-old mother in North Dakota with multiple sclerosis has given birth to her own granddaughter after serving as a surrogate for her …

19 Things You Understand If You Like Kittens More Than Babies

You'd rather be called a Crazy Cat Lady than asked if you're going to have children.

Amputee Kitten Has Dreams of Being a Therapy Cat for Veterans

As a veteran herself, Karolyn Smith says she knows what veterans need: a purring kitten.<p>She came to this epiphany when she rescued two kittens from a …

Kitten dances to 1D, because it's Tuesday

Today in cute, a 6-month-old kitten dances to a cover of One Direction’s “What Makes You Beautiful,” because life is good. The kitten dances along …

29 Reasons Adult Cats Are Actually Better Than Kittens

Somebody had to say it.

Puppy With Unusual Appearance Finds Home With Family Who 'Saw Her For Who She Was'

<b>This pooch is living the life she always deserved, thanks to one family who noticed her true beauty.</b><p>Lisa the puppy arrived at the Humane Society of Silicon Valley in Milpitas, California, earlier this month after spending some time at a previous shelter. The pooch, who was transferred to HSSV …

100 Dogs Who Are Here To Brighten Your Day

It's National Dog Day!!!

Puppy Portraits in the Style of Baby Photos

Photographer Elisha Minnette recently accompanied her friends Matt and Abby on a trip to pick up their new puppy from Groodle breeder. On the way …

This Puppy's Reaction to Discovering a Doorstopper Is Just Too Cute

It might be a ho-hum household feature to you, but he's totally fascinated.<p>Your house is probably full of mundane details that you don't even notice anymore — like your doorstopper, for example. But to the little puppy in this viral video, an ordinary doorstopper is just another adventure.<p>This …