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Narcissism in Mothers – The Reality of the Classic Villainess | The Exhausted Woman

Ever wonder what makes Cinderella’s stepmother, Snow White’s stepmother, and Rapunzel’s adopted mother so evil? These classic fairytale characters …

Parenting

How to Create a Fillable Form in Word for Windows

You can create a fillable form document in almost any version of Microsoft Office Word, for free. The exceptions are Word Online (Word 365) and the …

Tutorials

I'm Starting to Have Serious Doubts About Amazon Prime

My own personal Amazon Prime day is in two weeks. It’s not the day that Amazon puts a lot of random crap on sale. (That’s in approximately three …

eCommerce

From Vietnam, without love: the child brides of China | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

It was 8pm on a scorching summer night when Tien, a quiet, timid teenager, left her home in a coastal province of central Vietnam, supposedly to …

Vietnam

Stalking, bullying and grooming: the dangers lurking all over the web

Lucie James* was just 10 when she received a friend request on her favourite music website from someone she believed to be a teenager.<p>Despite a comfortable upbringing, she had struggled to make friends, so turned to a social networking site to connect with children of a similar age interested in …

I just read a book that called me out on my excuses for not seeing friends, not finishing my work, and wasting time on social media — and I loved it

Courtesy of Laura Vanderkam<p><b>Time is a precious commodity, but too many of us waste hours of it every day.</b>• <b><br>In her new book, "Off the Clock,"</b> …

How to Shoot Corporate Headshot Photography

One of the jobs you will find yourself doing as a portrait photographer is <b>Corporate Headshots</b>. This isn't usually glamorous work. You often only have …

Photography Tips

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

Moleskine’s productivity app is as addictive as its notebooks

The legendary notebook maker’s third app is the epitome of simplicity.<p>The infinite descending spiral of chaos that I call “my life” is always in dire need of organization. While I should probably give up and embrace the madness, from time to time I’ve tried different task managers, apps, and tools …

David Bowie

What makes a man attractive? Hint: Look at his limbs

A man may be attractive because of his curly, blond hair or slick pin-striped suit, but strip everything away and one luring—maybe evolutionary—piece …

How to make the perfect cup of tea, according to expert

You may be making your tea wrong, as an afternoon tea expert has just revealed the proper way - and milk does not come first.<p>According to sommelier …

Designer Spends a Year Creating Logos That Subtly Reveal the Meaning of Words

Art director Daniel Carlmatz looks at language as more than just words on a page. For one year (November 2016 to November 2017), the Swedish creative challenged himself to visual wordplay by turning otherwise ordinary terms into playful logos. He did so by manipulating letterforms and incorporating …

Before and after images show the toll parenting can take

'If you can't laugh about it, you'll never survive!' Parents share hilarious images of themselves before and after their children were born to prove …

This 400 Square Foot 'Tiny House' is My Dream Home

Here at Apartment Therapy, we write about tiny houses a whole lot. Sometimes, I find myself wondering if we've reached peak tiny house. Are these …

Why You Should Delete Your Instagram

I recently stumbled upon an extremely thought-provoking talk by Jaron Lanier, describing social media as a ‘Behavior Modification Empire‘. This is …

Meet the woman who gave up shopping for a year — and managed to save $13,000

Four years ago, Cait Flanders was shocked to learn that her sister was saving 20% of her income as a full-time college student. Flanders, however, was lucky if she was putting away 5% of her salary each month.<p>"All of a sudden the wheels started turning," she told INSIDER. "I'm like, why have I been …

I didn’t understand male privilege until I became a stay-at-home dad

When my wife returned to work after parental leave, I took my first trip to the grocery with two kids, not knowing I would return home feeling like a hero. On a Monday morning, I pushed the green cart with flame decals through the second set of sliding doors and toward the deli. My 3-year-old son …

Parenting

Disney announced all its movies coming in the next 5 years — here's what you have to look forward to

Walt Disney Studios made a major update to its theatrical schedule in March ahead of its annual shareholder's meeting.<p>The company outlined its movie schedule through 2023 where it announced dates for a mix of live-action films, Marvel superheroes, sequels, and many more trips to a galaxy far, far …

These Photos Depict What Raising Boys Actually Looks Like

Sara Easter, a photographer from Arlington, TX, knows a thing or two about capturing authentic childhood experiences. And her best subjects? Her three sons, who are 4, 7, and 9 years old. She told POPSUGAR that although she cherishes family portraits, it's not what her family's day-to-day life …

Here's how to stop an argument with a narcissist from spinning out of control

Narcissists tend to be incapable of something called "object constancy." This means they struggle to have positive feelings at the same time as negative ones.<p>For example, once they are fired up for a fight, they can be incredibly cruel, because all they can comprehend in the moment are feelings of …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

26 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Work

I need all of these.

This Photographer Shoots Portraits in the Style of Old Master Painters

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk is a Dutch fine art photographer whose portrait photos may make you feel like you’re walking through a museum. Her style is …

Figure Out Where to Put the Apostrophe With This Handy Flowchart

For some of us, grade-school grammar lessons haven’t stuck. I managed fairly well with my trusty <i>Elements of Style</i> until pretty recently, but the …

29 Strange Products People Are Buying On Amazon That Are Pure Genius

People are always telling me I have an affinity for the bizarre, and I like to think that translates over to the kinds of things I love to buy …

I Lived On 51% Of My Income —& Saved $17,000

Two days before my 29th birthday, I shared a thought I’d been sitting on with my girlfriends: What if I didn’t shop for a year?<p>I didn’t come up with …

How a Shy Jewish Boy’s Nose Issues Gave America Rudolf for Christmas

Crafting a parable, Robert Lewis May remembered the taunts he endured as a Jewish kid for his nose. Why not make an ‘underdog—a loser… triumphant in …

Kids Don’t Have Parents Anymore—They Have ‘Sharents’

Your kid could be your ticket to likes, fame, and money. Or your kid could be your kid.<p>Who and what is a “sharent” exactly? If you have both a child …

The big trouble with Little Women

Will the BBC’s new version solve the problem of Louisa May Alcott’s novel?<p>I’m worried about the new TV adaptation of <i>Little Women</i>. I’m not worried it won’t be like the book; I’m worried it might be too faithful. Because since I first read Louisa May Alcott’s 1868 tearjerker as a child, I’ve come to …

Books

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …