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Languages: Key To Future Success

Until 2005, all but a few students took a language in Key Stage 4. They were given the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills, improve their …

Cheap and easy DIY garden projects

Your garden is ripe for a little more development but don't panic if you consider yourself an amateur gardener or DIYer, as we've found some amazing …

Landscaping

You’ll never guess the secret ingredient in this dreamy, superfood-packed dessert

<i>Each week we spotlight a healthy-delish recipe that’s truly genius (and easy to make) from someone who’s wowed us in the food world. We’re talking</i> …

Healthy Eating

9 ways to get better at small talk

Apparently, the guests were all the happier for it — and the authors conclude in their headline that "small talk should be banned."<p>Whether this sounds to you like a great idea or a terrifying prospect, the fact is that most event organizers won't go so far as to prohibit small talk — so you'd best …

Talk Shows

10 Reasons We Love Michelle Obama's Style

For the past decade, the world has been captivated by Michelle Obama, and not just thanks to her poise and way with words. The former FLOTUS has been …

How to Turn a Process Into an Infographic Poster [Infographic]

Are you afraid to mess up at work? I know I am.<p>Whether you’re new to your job or you’ve bene there a while, there are always opportunities to make …

Infographics

These 10 beautiful Spanish words have no equivalent in English

One of the best things about learning a new language is discovering words with no equivalent in your native tongue. After all, they end up teaching …

14 things I stopped giving a sh*t about in my late 20’s

1. Getting together “sometime”.<p>A simple rule: If we can’t put a date, time, and location on when we’re meeting, we’re not meeting. It’s that …

Social Media

Why Your Kids Needs Their Grandparents | The Art of Manliness

This year, both Kate and I lost our last, and most beloved grandparents — Kate, a grandmother who she adored, and me, a grandfather who I deeply …

The Boy Who Woke Up From a Coma Speaking a Whole New Language

You may have heard of foreign-accent syndrome, a rare and mysterious condition in which someone suffers a brain injury and suddenly — true to the …

How the rest of the world raises their children

<b>From frigid naps to diaperless infants to independence at a young age, it takes all kinds to raise the next generation - something that Americans</b> …

Parenting

20 Unexpected Things I’ve Done As The Father Of Daughters

I have two girls. Norah is 7, and Aspen is 2. I always assumed raising little girls would be different than I expected. I have one sister, and she is …

Parenting

When a family holds all the cards, the CEO is just a face

As communications titan Ted Rogers contemplated his mortality, he worried about how his children would adapt to having a non-Rogers succeed him as CEO of Rogers Communications Inc.<p>As he described this likely outcome to his family, Mr. Rogers once told me, "I get shit from the kids." By the kids, he …

American Academy Of Pediatrics Lifts 'No Screens Under 2' Rule

If there's one rule that most parents cling to in the confusing, fast-changing world of kids and media, it's this one: No screens before age 2.<p>As of today, that rule is out the window.<p>The American Academy of Pediatrics, which first issued that recommendation back in 1999, has extensively updated …

Pediatrics

Linguistics offers an unexpected explanation for Donald Trump’s constant manterruptions

Donald Trump’s speaking style is to do to his opponent exactly what he wants to do to the political system: interrupt it.<p>In typical cooperative conversation, people don’t interrupt each other all that often. Across languages and cultures, a person tends to wait about 200 milliseconds after their …

Donald Trump

How to Winterize Your Outdoor Space

California-based designer Mark D. Sikes shares his tips for making your terrace, patio, or porch enjoyable year-round<p>The cool, crisp days of fall are officially upon us, and with winter just around the corner, it’s time to put the memories of pool parties, backyard barbecues, and late-night summer …

The Kids Most Affected by Parenting Share a Personality Trait

A human doesn’t enter into the world with a fully formed personality springing forth from their genes. Rather, babies enter the world with a …

Dear Attachment Parents: You Aren't Ruining Your Kids

If you aren't familiar with attachment parenting, it is a style of parenting often characterized by things such as co-sleeping, feeding on demand, quick response to baby's cries, and gentle discipline. If attachment parenting isn't for you, then this post probably isn't either. And that's fine. …

Parenting

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The secret to raising creative kids is easier than you think

From books, arts, and sports classes to iPads and television, many parents do everything in their power to entertain and educate their children. But what would happen if children were just left to be bored from time to time? How would it affect their development?<p>I began to think about boredom and …

Kids

How the kids' screen time is putting our marriage under strain

The amount of time my children – Kitty, five, and Sam, three – spend in front of screens is probably the only thing that my husband and I really disagree on. And we do very much disagree.<p>My husband, Giles, believes they ought to watch no television at all, nor have access to iPads. He thinks it …

How Do People Become Indoctrinated Into Cults?

How did it happen? No question has been uttered more often in regards to cults. Throughout recorded history (and probably much longer) humans have …

Los Angeles

Wiring an existing home through the walls

Running Wires in an Existing Home<p>This guide explains how to fish wires through walls on an existing home - after the drywall is installed. You may …

Home Improvement

8 expat moms share their funniest stories of raising kids in a foreign country

When I was an American expat, I had a baby in Dubai. Raising a child in a foreign culture posed a lot of challenges, so having flexibility and a good …

Trust the Italians: why separate meals for kids and adults are a bad idea

Food for Italians isn’t a trend; it’s a way of life. Italians live to eat, and the importance of food in family life is absolutely paramount and ingrained in everyday routines.<p>In Italy, kids are encouraged to be part of every social occasion that revolves around food – it’s not about dividing the …

The best animated movies on Netflix

Animated films often offer a bit of escapism, roping us into fantastical candy-colored worlds and investing us in the lives of scrappy heroes and …

Animation

The World's Leading High Performance Coach Shares 3 Steps For Breaking Bad Habits

<b>Part Of The Series “Living And Working Better”</b><p>Years ago when I began my journey as a marriage and family therapist and career success coach, I devoured every book I could read about personal growth, success, happiness and achieving our ultimate visions. I began to hear Brendon Burchard’s name …

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