Kristina VanGeyten

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The Big Disconnect

• <b>Author:</b> Catherine Steiner-Adair, EdD. & Teresa H. Barker<p>Clinical psychologist Catherine Steiner-Adair takes an in-depth look at how the Internet and the digital revolution are profoundly changing childhood and family dynamics, and offers solutions parents can use to successfully shepherd their …

Soda Drinking Tied To Aggressive Behavior In Kids (STUDY)

By Andrew M. Seaman<p>NEW YORK | Fri Aug 16, 2013 12:19am EDT<p>(Reuters Health) - Children who drink soda tend to score slightly higher on scales that measure aggressive behavior than kids who don't drink the carbonated beverages, according to a new study.<p>The study's lead author cautioned, however, that …

Mindful Parenting: Introducing Our New Stress-Less Parenting Workshop With Carla Naumburg

<i>Starting next week, we'll kick off our fourth Stress-Less Parenting workshop: Mindful Parenting with Carla Naumburg. Carla writes the Mindful Parenting blog for PsychCentral.com and is currently working on a book about the topic, to be published in the fall of 2014. Here, she explains exactly what</i> …

Teaching Children about the World

I can remember the moment as clear as day. It was Multicultural Day in my son's second grade class. We attend a very diverse school and there are so many different countries and cultures represented in this small public school in the heart of Los Angeles. Everyone was asked to make a dish that …

War

Back-to-School Survival Guide, Part I: Master the Schedule

August signals the end of summer and the start of another busy school year. Children, and their parents, are adjusting to new schedules, new activities and new teachers. With my 5-year-old headed off to kindergarden, I also feel the combined anxiety and excitement as my child begins a new chapter. …

Outdoor Spaces

Inspirational Parenting Quotes

Sometimes, little words of wisdom can go a long way. Here are some of our favorite quotes about overcoming the challenges of parenting.<p>2 of 24<p>2 of 24<p>4 of 24<p>What Kids Love<p>4 of 24<p>5 of 24<p>5 of 24<p>7 of 24<p>7 of 24<p>8 of 24<p>8 of 24<p>9 of 24<p>9 of 24<p>11 of 24<p>11 of 24<p>12 of 24<p>12 of 24<p>13 of 24<p>13 of 24<p>14 of 24<p>14 of 24<p>15 …

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

My husband and I are folding clothes on a Sunday night. Bless him for helping me tackle the mountain of wrinkled shirts and pants. Not to mention that we were running out of underwear. And bless him for not blaming me for letting the laundry get so out of control; I blame myself enough for the two …

Parenting

Should Your Child Consider a Two-Year College?

For today's parents and students, the decision about which college to attend can be an excruciating one. Many factors need to be taken into consideration, but the underlying guideline is that you want your child to have the best opportunity for success in life. You must grapple with size of …

Tell Don't Yell

In a recent email exchange with a San Francisco colleague, she told me she observed a mother, obviously at her wit's end, on a MUNI bus yelling at her young child, <i>Just do what I say!</i>. In all fairness, the mom was probably doing the best she could within her life situation or circumstances. But …

Motherhood: Does it get easier or do you get better at it?

This morning at the day camp bus stop, as a group of parents greeted a mom who had recently had her second baby, we chatted about whether it is …

Parenting

Is Your Child "Normal" -- or Could There Be a Delay?

Nearly every parent wonders at some point whether her child is on track, or if she might have a developmental delay. These guidelines will help you make sense of milestones.<p>You've read the child development info on websites (and read it again). You've practically memorized the <i>What To Expect</i> series. …

Making a Child Comfortable in Two Homes

It can be tough for kids to get used to the idea of having two places to call home. Here's how to help them make the adjustment.<p>Having two places to call home -- Mom's and Dad's -- can be confusing to children, especially when a family is in the early stages of a separation or divorce. "Moving from …

10 Proven Ways To Improve Your Attractiveness

March 1, 2017<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>The AskMen Acquire team thoroughly researches & reviews the best gear, services and staples for life.<p>Do you believe in love at first sight? Multiple scientific studies have reported that we know if we’re attracted to someone in a matter of seconds. You might know the kind of …

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10 Chivalry Challenges That Build a Better Man

December 25, 2015<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>While she's definitely down for flowers, chocolate and candlelit dinners, all she really wants is to feel like you care every day. Small gestures that show her you're a gentleman go a long way to making her feel special and making you look like a catch (you're still on …

Get Out of Bed! (And Have Awesome Sex)

Take your sex life to a new place without ever leaving the house.<p>You've heard it before: If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. But when it comes to your sex life, heading into the kitchen—or the living room, or even going for bathroom sex—can stoke the sexual fire.<p>"It's easy to fall …

Debunking The Myth Of The "Difficult Woman"

Most of us can call to mind a difficult woman we know in our lives. She might be an overbearing boss, a friend's nagging girlfriend or a cousin who's a little too loud and opinionated at family gatherings. We tend to talk about these women knowingly and complain about them freely — the so-called …

The Instrument Women Find Sexiest

While you may never be able to match the magnetism that Lenny Kravitz has with women, there is one hint you can take from the musician—playing guitar …

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Dating

Positions To Help You Last Longer

There’s lots of advice out there for having great sex. Adventurous sex, romantic sex. We’re into it all. But what about simply… more successful sex? What can you be doing in bed to make things, well, last? Are there sex positions where we can last longer and enjoy either more fully?<p>The short answer …

How To Have Public Sex Without Getting Caught

No matter how fun and satisfying your sex life with your best girl is, there's something exhilarating about throwing a little danger into your routine. Enter: having sex in public. Wendy Strgar, author of <i>Love That Works: A Guide to Enduring Intimacy</i>, says what's hot for most people about having sex …