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The science of parenting: Who's the best judge of moms and dads?

What makes a good mom or dad? Not even the people in a single family can agree -- but within that disagreement, there is valuable information, new …

Parenting

This Stay-at-Home Dad’s Post on Parenting Has Been Shared 17,000 Times

While parenting roles as a whole are progressively more equal in today’s society, there still tends to be a bit of a disconnect between the parent who works and the one who cares for the kids (should that be the chosen set-up). And, as far as we’ve come, it can still be a shock when the parent who …

Parenting

Marriages Dissolve, But Parenting Partnerships Are 'to Death Do Us Part' -- What Type of Parenting Partners Are You?

Divorce should not be entered into lightly, especially if you are a parent. Marriages may dissolve. But, co-parenting is truly a "to death do us part" commitment, including all of the family life events in between. Parents must choose (and it is a choice) whether they will have a friendly divorce …

8 Ways to Create the Discipline Habit

Discipline is the greatest obstacle in preventing most people from achieving the levels of success they desire. Take a moment to process that if you had the discipline to do everything you knew you should do, even when you did not feel like doing it, how much more successful you will be in …

7 Motivational Self Improvement Books That Will Change Your Perspective About Life

If you’re looking for a book that will change your perspective on life, then read a self-improvement book. Good self-improvement books give you …

How to supercharge your brain by drinking butter and re-engineering your morning routine

If you’re like most modern professionals, your typical morning consists being jarred awake by a blaring alarm, taking a quick shower, wolfing down …

The Plank Circuit That'll Sculpt the Body You've Always Dreamed Of

If you think standard planks are hard, just wait until you try celebrity trainer David Kirsch's circuit!<p>Oh, the plank. It can make you quiver (literally). It's also probably one of the most important exercises you have in your workout arsenal. Why? Because it strengthens your core, which is …