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5 ways to make spring cleaning easier if you’re a parent

If you have children chances are your home is not the gleaming example of domestic finery it (possibly) once was.<p>Not because you are lazy, but …

Parenting

Five questions with an anonymous educator

<b>Why did you become a teacher?</b><p>I was heavily influenced by my biology teacher my freshman year of high school. On the first day of school, he pulled …

Teaching

Educational Websites for Kids That Are Free and Fun

Your children can learn something new today in a safe online environment. These 20 free educational websites for kids are fun while offering online …

Kids

This $10 Whole Foods Buy Cured My Chronically Bloated Stomach in 24 Hours

For the better part of April, I've unwillingly accessorized my go-to uniform of vintage Levi jeans, a white T-shirt, and a black leather jacket with …

Wellness

12 Great Educational Websites for Kids and Young Learners

After we have covered a number of search engines kids can use to safely navigate the web, we are sharing with you some of the most popular websites …

Education Technology

The One Simple Thing That Finally Got My Kids to Stop Fighting

Remember when you thought your kids would be best friends, sharing toys and learning from each other in harmony every day of their lives? If so, I …

Parenting

This Frustrated Teacher Quitting Her Job Has a Message For Parents: "Stop Coddling" Your Kids

Julie Marburger, a sixth-grade teacher from Texas, is seriously frustrated when it comes to dealing with her students' parents. After a particularly upsetting run-in with a mom on March 28, she took to social media to express just how defeated she feels. In a now-viral Facebook post, Julie laid out …

Parenting

100 Small, Nice Things to Do For Your Wife Just Because

Because it's the little things that matter.<p>By<p>Mar 28 2018, 11:09 PM<p>It sounds a bit cliché, but it’s the little things that make a marriage. Grand …

Relationships

In Sweden’s Preschools, Boys Learn to Dance and Girls Learn to Yell

STOCKHOLM — Something was wrong with the Penguins, the incoming class of toddlers at the Seafarer’s Preschool, in a wooded suburb south of Stockholm.<p>The boys were clamorous and physical. They shouted and hit. The girls held up their arms and whimpered to be picked up. The group of 1- and …

Feminism

This cheap, brief “growth mindset” intervention shifted struggling students onto a more successful trajectory

<i>By guest blogger</i> Bradley BuschCan a brief video telling students that it’s possible to improve their intelligence and abilities make much difference …

Teaching

If You Do This 1 Disney World Vacation Hack, You're Guaranteed to Have the Best Time

Planning a trip to Disney World can feel like an overwhelming task. Sure, it's fun and truly makes everyone's dreams come true (it's the happiest place on Earth, after all), but getting there and feeling like you're getting the most out of your trip can be anxiety-inducing. There are a million tips …

Walt Disney Company

The Best Gifts For 3-Year-Olds

From Matchbox to Tegu, here's a list of inexpensive birthday gifts that any three-year-old would be happy to receive.<p>By<p>Mar 22 2018, 1:50 PM<p>When your …

Kids

The 12 Best Gifts For 5-Year-Olds

Not sure what to buy for the 5-year-old that has everything? Here are 12 toys that will guarantee you a corner piece of cake.<p>By<p>Mar 22 2018, 2:20 …

Kids

Carolyn Hax: One slip-up in 15 years, and the in-laws won’t forgive

<i>Hi, Carolyn: After 15 years of working hard to build a good relationship with difficult in-laws — because it was important to my husband — I thought we had gotten to a pretty good place.</i><p><i>After hitting some tough personal times, and after a perceived slight on my part, my mother-in-law is now giving</i> …

Self-help

14 Face Masks With Before And After Photos That Will Have You Reaching For Your Wallet

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These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analysing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

People Are Sharing Their Funniest Childhood Misunderstandings

Sometimes admitting your mistakes can be hilarious<p>Do you ever hear something and think to yourself, “Wait. How have I not known that was actually how …

People say this Vitamin C serum you can get on Amazon is clearing up their acne — see the amazing before-and-after pictures

When most people think of buying beauty and skin-care products, cosmetics stores like Sephora and Ulta Beauty typically come to mind. However, Amazon is quickly becoming a go-to destination for under-the-radar and affordable beauty products.<p>The Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay previously went viral …

Skin Care

The Best Way To Treat Hormonal Acne, According To Dermatologists

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. In fact, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, roughly 40 million to 50 million Americans have acne at any one time.<p>For many people, blackheads, whiteheads and pimples are a normal part of puberty. But for plenty of others, …

Ask Amy: Neighbors want to get elderly woman off their lawn

<i>Dear Amy: My family lives next to a very sweet elderly woman, who lives by herself, and also still drives. She appears in good health, but has trouble seeing and hearing. She's 94 years old.</i><p><i>A few months ago, she drove onto our front lawn. The car stopped a few feet from hitting our house. She was</i> …

Light Bulbs

This ‘Dumb’ Phone That Can Only Call Or Text Is Exactly What Kids Need

The Light 2 has no apps, only call or text<p>There’s a lot of talk among parents and experts about the right time to get kids a phone. And of course, in …

These Antidepressants Are Most Effective, Study Says

Millions of people take antidepressants for depression. But there’s long been debate over just how effective the medications actually are. On …

Depression

How Can Libraries Connect with Tweens?

How do you build connections with tweens that motivates them to come to programming? Recently, my library started a monthly tween program. Every …

A powerful letter captures a teacher's existential crisis: Would I die for my students?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Rebecca Field is furious. She didn't sign up for this.<p>The Richmond, Virginia, teacher signed up to teach art history -- not, as she says, to "be ripped apart by a spray of bullets that came from a semi-automatic rifle."<p>Make no mistake, she'd give her life to save her students. But she …

Teaching

Why you should permit, and encourage, your teen to date

Recently, a friend lightheartedly told me about me the funny T-shirts her husband and his brothers received at a family event. “They said <i>Dads Against Daughters Dating</i>,” she giggled. All the men who received the shirts, including her husband, were fathers of teenage girls.<p>I couldn’t even fake …

Parenting

The Key To Raising A Happy Child

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel as though their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same time, rates of anxiety and depression have risen steadily.<p>What's the fix? Feeling in control of your own destiny. …

Parenting

Sick of Other People? Try One of These 16 Vacations Perfect for Introverts

If uncrowded areas and secluded escapes sound like bliss to you, then you might want to put one of these introverted vacation destinations on your …

What You See First In This Personality Test Reveals Your Most Deeply Hidden Strengths And Weaknesses

Positive or negative, quirks that seem totally obvious to someone from the outside can be the most easily missed when we try to look at ourselves. It …

How to Make Money as a Stay-at-Home Mom

Here are some ideas for moms to earn cash from home.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Working moms are the rule rather than the exception. Seventy percent of moms with kids under 18 work, and more than 75 percent of those moms work full time. In fact, mothers are the …

Employment

These Post-Apocalyptic Books Will Freak You Out

Armageddon. The apocalypse. Judgement Day. For every word there is to describe the end of days, there are five different ways authors have envisioned …

Books