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Kids Whose Parents Make Them Do Chores Are More Successful

So drop the sponge and hand it to your child — tonight!<p>There's a reason your children are prone to tantrums when you ask them to wash the dishes — chores are <i>not</i> fun. After all, who wants to spend 20 minutes scrubbing crusted-on tomato sauce instead of watching <i>Frozen</i> for the millionth time? But …

How to Stay Organized Using Baskets Photos

Finding a decorative way to stash your stuff can be a challenge. Most of us end up resorting to bulky bins and mismatched containers, leading to a design that feels less than cohesive. Baskets, however, are an efficient way to contain clutter without compromising your aesthetic, whether they're …

31 Low Light Houseplants That You Shouldn't Miss Out

Incorporating your interior spaces with houseplants enhances your quality of life. However, the biggest challenge is finding low light houseplants …

The 9 household chores you only need to do once a year revealed by Good Housekeeping Institute

If you hate spending your weekends doing housework then listen up, because experts have revealed the nine chores that only need to be done once a …

Understanding My Child's Learning and Attention Issue: My A-Ha Moment

The second a teacher said the words attention deficit disorder I felt the monumental puzzle pieces of life falling into perfect place. Suddenly all of the things my son had struggled with made sense.<p>He's all boy. He's full of energy. He's so curious.<p>I had heard all of these phrases before; I had …

Add Cheer, Color & Pattern With These Decor Resources

Bright, cheerful, full of patterns and textures—Becca and Doug's California home is a visual stunner. With items sourced from secondhand shops, the …

Home Decorating

6 Gorgeous Contemporary Farmhouses

These riffs on a classic frame make pastoral fresh again<p>Taking old things and making them new again is architecture’s seemingly endless challenge, one that sparks inspiration for designers and architects around the world. Lately, a new crop of work has displayed clever takes on what is perhaps …

8 Colours That will bring a Fresh Change your Home

Several studies show that the colors on the walls and house decoration influence and impact on our mood. A color can increase positive energy, …

Living Rooms

How Children Are Affected by a Narcissistic Parent

A sense of entitlement, need for attention, absence of empathy, lack of remorse, arrogance, and volatility can make co-parenting with a narcissist extremely difficult.<p>People with Narcissistic Personality Disorder see emotional vulnerability as weakness. Attempts by their partner to convince them to …

Parenting

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101 Gardening: How to use ashes as fertilizer #Organic_Gardening

CollectCollect this now for later<p>Hairstyle Tutorials 101 Gardening: how to grow sweet potatoes #Organic_Gardening<p>Gardening<p>CollectCollect this now for …

Gardening

Banning Tablets Is Best for Children

A funny thing happened when I banned tablets in my house on weekdays and curtailed their use on weekends. My children, ages 6 and 4, became less cantankerous. They also became happier, more responsive and engaged in more imaginative play. They rediscovered their toys. Outside the home, they became …

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Five healthy money habits to teach your kids

It's never too early to start teaching your children healthy habits, and that includes financial ones. From an early age, children begin to observe their parents in all areas of life, including their spending and saving and how they talk about money. Kids pick up on our attitudes about money just …

Personal Finance

18 budget bathroom ideas (to make it your home's star)

We feel a little sorry for bathrooms. They never seem to get the lion's share of interior design attention and it doesn't make sense. This is a room …

Interior Design

23 Simple and Beautiful Apartment Decorating Ideas

The apartment decorating is a very challenging process. With apartment units that are not too broad as it landed house, apartment requires …

Interior Design

10 decor mistakes you might be making (but could avoid)

Decorating a home isn't always an easy or stress-free task and sometimes, it might be nice to be warned about potential pitfalls. Well, we are here …

6 common décor mistakes you should always avoid

We're not pointing the finger as we think we've all made at least one of these mistakes, but if we can help you not make them again, we will!<p>Looking …

The reality of parenting in Sweden will make you rethink how we raise kids

You get 480 days of paid parental leave.<p>Known for having the best parental leave policies in the world, Sweden pays 80% of your salary for 390 of …

35 Laundry Tips and Tricks That Everyone Should Know

The words "laundry day" strike fear in even the bravest of hearts. Still, it simply has to happen — but it doesn't have so bad! We've rounded up the …

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377-square foot home built into the Turin hillside hides a full kitchen under the stairs

1/9<p>Studioatas-tiny-home-in-Turin<p>Leave it to Italian architects to show us that the tiny home movement doesn't have to mean living in a frumpy box …

18 realistic family photos. Because we know parenting isn't picture-perfect.

Family photographer Danielle Guenther gets the struggle that is parenting.<p>As a mom herself, she lives and loves the daily grind. Sure, she relishes …

Parenting

Instant Room Refresh: 9 Shelf Styling Ideas

Refresh your shelves, and refresh the entire room those shelves live in. Whether for storage, display, or a mix of both, giving your shelves a …

Home Decorating

A Stylishly Simple and Sunny San Francisco Apartment

<b>Project by:</b> Jacqueline Palmer <b><br>Location:</b> San Francisco, California<p>My name is Jacqueline, and I am the Founder, Design, and Blogger of the new San …

San Francisco

Artist Combines Paintings Found in Flea Markets to Form Extraordinary Fictional Landscapes

Artist J.Frede‘s creative journey begins at a local flea market. He explores each emporium of interesting objects in search of your average landscape painting. The artist then takes these common canvases and reconstructs them into something that's impressively unique. By placing the works …

Art

Matthieu Venot – Minimalist Architecture Photography

Blinded, a photo series by Matthieu Venot that captures the modern, minimalist shapes of urban architecture.<p>Matthieu Venot is a self-taught …

Echigo-Tsumaria Art Triennale is the World's Largest Art Installation

Every three years, over three hundred square miles of land in the Niigata prefecture of Japan are transformed into the largest and most ambitious art installation in the world: the Echigo-Tsumaria Art Triennale. Created by Tokyo-based gallery Art Front Gallery (AFG), the exciting event is host to …

Art

'Explosion' of aboriginal art coming, says Canada Council president

The confirmation came just days after the Liberals swept to power. The newly-minted minister of Canadian heritage, Mélanie Joly, vowed she would …

Canada

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