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An earlier version of this piece ran in 2016. "Why are traffic lights red, yellow and green?" When a child asks you a question like this, you have a few options. You can shut her down with a "Just because."
"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.
When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own. Smartphones have by now been implicated in so many crummy outcomes—car fatalities, disturbances,
For Summer meal prep, you don't want to spend tons of time in a hot kitchen (or in the kitchen at all, for that matter!). You want to be outside enjoying the sun! Here are some quick meal-prep ideas that
A few weeks ago I left my 9-year-old daughter home alone for the first time. It did not go as planned. That’s because I had no plan. My daughter was sick. My husband was out of town. And I needed to head
Two years ago, Victoria Harrison was unhappy; burnt out from her commute, stressed at work, not sleeping, and living on chocolate and coffee. When she looked at her friends, also successful 30-something
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