Laura Hollcraft

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The Top 10 Things Children Really Want Their Parents To Do With Them

Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t …

Productivity

What If Everybody Didn't Have to Work to Get Paid?

Advocates say that a guaranteed basic income can lead to more creative, fulfilling work. The question is how to fund it.<p>Scott Santens has been thinking a lot about fish lately. Specifically, he’s been reflecting on the aphorism, “If you give a man a fish, he eats for a day. If you teach a man to …

How To Be More Productive And Eliminate Time Wasting Activities By Using The “Eisenhower Box”

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States, serving two terms …

These Easy and Inexpensive Nutella Desserts Are All You Need In Life

BuzzFeed Food editors took to the test kitchen to make desserts that were a) easy, b) delicious, and c) full of Nutella. (As, arguably, all desserts should be.)<p><i>Makes 8 rolls</i><p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the rolls:</b><p>Baking spray, for greasing the muffin tin<p>1 8-ounce can of refrigerated crescent roll dough<p>⅔ cup …

Contraceptive pills ‘shrink’ part of brain influencing emotions - study

California scientists have discovered contraceptive pills may change the structure of their users’ brains, eventually leading to anxiety and …

13 Things to Remember If You Love A Person With Anxiety

Anxiety is tough, isn’t it? Not just for the people that have it, but for you – the people that stick with them – while they’re going through it. …

The Most Powerful Food Combinations

Who came up with the idea that we are supposed to drink orange juice at breakfast? And why, if oatmeal is so good for us, do we eat that only in the morning as well? Apologies to the Palinites, but nutritionists are starting to realize that you and I like our oatmeal and OJ before we start the day …

10 Family-Friendly Decorating Tips You Didn't Know

Kid-proof your home.<p>Just because you have kids doesn't mean you have to give up your design style. We asked top interior designers for ideas on how they create a space that's both sophisticated <i>and</i> sippy-cup friendly.

The 1-Page Financial Plan: 10 Tips for Getting What You Want From Life

Carl Richards is well-acquainted with money-mistakes — not only because of his work as a certified financial planner, but also because of his personal experience.<p>During the last housing bubble, Richards moved to a new city, was swept up by the frothy housing market and bought a $575,000 house — …

3 Alternatives to Time-Out That Work!

Time-out is a popular discipline method aimed at getting children to sit in a chair and “think about what they've done,” which would work great if …

Why Babies Love (And Learn From) Magic Tricks

To survive, we humans need to be able to do a handful of things: breathe, of course. And drink and eat. Those are obvious.<p>We're going to focus now on a less obvious — but no less vital — human function: learning. Because new research out today in the journal <i>Science</i> sheds light on the very building …

Johns Hopkins University

The Must-Try Couple's Workout: Look Amazing and Bond With Your Guy

It's been said that couples who play together stay together, and working out totally qualifies. That's why Chris and Heidi Powell, the husband-and-wife trainers from the hit show <i>...</i>

5 Ways to Reignite the Passion

As the recent recession dug in, U.S. divorce rates started dropping. Not because everyone's happier, mind you: We just can't afford to split up. With our collective net worth down nearly 18 percent thanks to the downturn, who has the cash for a divorce attorney and alimony?<p>If you feel your …

Lobster Breakfast Tacos Will Change How You Brunch Forever

<i>In Stacked, FWx contributor Dennis Prescott concocts recipes to back up his motto: If we are fortunate enough to eat three meals a day, why not make</i> …

The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

How to find your natural weight

Five diet and fitness experts on eating mindfully, prioritising sleep and 23 other tips to help you reach a healthy number - and stay there<p><i>If you eat well you don’t need to snack. Eat only when you are hungry, stop when you are full"</i><p><b>Sarah Wilson</b> <b>is the author of the bestselling 'I Quit Sugar’ books</b> …

10 Everyday Relationship Issues That Aren't Worth Freaking Out About

One of the best parts of my job as a couples therapist is that I get to deliver good news.<p>Couples come in fearing that their marriage is too far gone to fix, and I get to tell them it's not.<p>Yes, some people are in serious trouble and if they keep going in the direction they're headed, their worst …

Our Favorite Posy Wedding Bouquets

If you're looking for some big floral inspiration, we suggest you think small. Seriously! Posies, which are essentially just a smaller bunch of your favorite blooms, are one of our favorite floral trends at the moment.<p>Sure, lush and fluffy bridal arrangements have long-been a bridal mainstay, but …

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

Parenting

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Our Brooklyn Apartment

Last August, we moved from Manhattan to Brooklyn, and we quickly fell in love with our new neighborhood of Carroll Gardens. There's a baker...

Brooklyn

Six Tips on Disciplining Children from an Experienced Teacher

Have you noticed how kids behave differently at school than at home? As an early education teacher, one of the most common questions I get from …

Parenting

Join The Broke-Ass Bride and Blog Your Wedding Planning Adventure! - The Broke-Ass Bride: Bad-Ass Inspiration on a Broke-Ass Budget

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How to Buy Happiness: The Purchases Most Likely to Bring You Joy

While true happiness may be something that can only be found in the heart, there are plenty of arguments that say money <i>can</i> actually buy you some …