Katie Sunstrom

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The Tiny-House Revolution Goes Huge

Remember not too long ago, maybe 2012, the slew of blogs and Tumblrs and films that heralded not just a new type of house but a movement, a post-collapse quest for simplicity and freedom, a rejection of waste and “stuff” and, just like Thoreau in his cabin of yore, a crusade to chomp life’s essence …

The prettiest Chinese New Year craft brings good fortune all year long.

This Saturday marks the start to Chinese New Year, and we’ve found a fun craft for kids to celebrate in the prettiest way possible. Using these easy …

Upcycle Style: Braided T-shirt Rug

I love making projects that involve at least one of the following criteria: decluttering, upcycling, sewing and a need. This <b>Braided T-shirt Rug</b> ticks …

Hot Stuff: 5 Cool Trivets You Can DIY

Hot stuff coming through! These blogger-made trivets will protect your tabletops from scratches and burns — and look good doing it. Pick a project, …

DIY Unicorn Key Tag

Turn this magical creature into a key tag that you can put on your bag or attach your keys to. Use up scrap pieces of leather or fabric to bring this …

Simple DIY Bottle Centerpiece

Upcycle a Plastic Bottle into a Handy OrganizerVideos Transform a Plastic Bottle into a Stylish LampVideos<p>Cookies help us deliver our services. By …

Free knitting pattern: Easter chick

Make this adorable chick for charity!<p>Make a cute chick for Easter AND do something good for charity, thanks to this free knitting pattern from St …

DIY Pom Pom Pillow

Today I want to share a quick and easy little DIY project that is sure to add some serious character to your sofa, bed or anywhere else you like to …

Sewing

Origami: Six Intersecting Squares

<b>Six Intersecting Squares</b>, a model of my own design<p>Description: 6 squares, each made of four sheets of identically patterned paper. The squares are …

Origami

How to Quit or Move On Without Feeling Guilty

<b>“Some people think it’s holding on that makes one strong–sometimes it’s letting go.” ~Unknown</b><p>When I accepted a position with a small company, I …

Entrepreneurship

Brothers Behind Bars

What happens when the only life you’ve known has been in an institution?<p><i>This is the second article in a six-part series about young people with siblings in prison. Read part one here.</i><p>“The only photograph I had of her, growing up, is from a scrapbook from a social worker,” Shelton McElroy says about …

Weight Loss Impacted By Sleep Say Researchers From Harvard School of Public Health

Science has known for a long time that the amount of sleep that dieters get impacts weight loss. Getting the right amount of sleep can help dieters …

Time, Bias, and Transparency

Today marks the end of my first month working full time with Door Space. I’m still getting used to the schedule and the incredible forward moving …

Tech Industry

Invisible Talent

Earlier today Wall Street Journal posted a piece titled “Facebook Blames Lack of Available Talent for Diversity Problem”. Facebook has come to the …

Tech Industry

OITNB's Diane Guerrero Discusses Anxiety, Depression & Family

There's a good chance that you recognize Diane Guerrero, either from her scene-stealing role as Maritza Ramos on <i>Orange is the New Black</i> or from her …

Mental Health

Why It's So Hard for Women to Say 'No' at Work

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

Google partners with Khan Academy, NASA, more to teach kids science via a 4-week summer camp

We’re nearly midway through summer vacation, but still far from the start of the school year. Can’t send your children off to camp, but still need to keep them entertained? Google wants to help you out. The technology company today kicked off its inaugural free summer program, aptly called Camp …

10 Simple ways to build an entrepreneurial mindset in kids

Share64<p>Tweet<p>Share43<p>+16<p>Shares 113<p>We all love kids, because most kids are daring, adventurous, eager to learn, willing to take risks, fearless, and …

How People Deal with Their Nervous Breakdowns

Losing your mind is painful, but it's also a pain in the ass.<p>The new Netflix sitcom <i>Lady Dynamite</i> is about a mentally ill entertainer whose past mental breakdown forces her to make tradeoffs in her career. Maria Bamford, the show's star, really does struggle with bipolar type-II disorder, and she …

6 Breathing Exercises to Reduce Stress

Stress comes in many varieties and at some point in time, we’ve all experienced the type of stress that triggers the fight-or-flight response, which …

How to Practice Mindfulness Throughout Your Work Day

You probably know the feeling all too well: You arrive at the office with a clear plan for the day and then, in what feels like just a moment, you …

Mindful Parenting May Keep Kids Out of Trouble

Mindfulness has been gaining traction as a way of improving individual well-being, from our health to our happiness and resilience. But according to …

How Anxiety Reduces Empathy, by Kira M. Newman

One afternoon in Dublin, I found myself running through the airport, convinced I was about to miss a flight for the first time in my life.<p>My anxiety …

This Is What Will Get More Women in the C-Suite

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

This Mom’s Hilarious Cartoons Nail the Reality of Parenting

<b>Katie Kirby</b> is a mom blogger. But not the kind that posts photos of Pinterest-perfect bento box lunches for kids. Using Microsoft Paint to draw stick …

Unlocking Your Parental Intelligence -- Changing Your Parenting Life Style

Why do children do what they do? What's on their minds? How can parents know their child's inner world?<p>Do you ever wonder why your child behaves the way she does? How many times in a single day do you ask yourself, "Why did she do that?" Even little things can throw you.<p>Your three-year-old lies …

4 Interview Questions Every Startup Boss Should Ask

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Sir Edward Burne-Jones | The Love Song | The Met

William Graham. Letter to Edward Burne-Jones. May 30, 1868 [see Ref. Garnett 1982], places his watercolor by Burne-Jones of Chant d'Amour at the …