Melanie C Croxton

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11 Things Every Parent Should Know To Raise a Happy Child

If you could do one thing to transform your life, I would highly recommend it be to find something you’re passionate about, and do it for a …

Comic Books

Why The Clinton Foundation Wants More Parents To Read To Kids At Laundromats

Too Small To Fail, an early childhood initiative from the Clinton Foundation and Next Generation, is hoping to turn local laundromats around the country into hotbeds for early childhood education.<p>On Tuesday afternoon at the Clinton Global Initiative America meeting, Chelsea Clinton is expected to …

7 creative ways to 'do good' when you're strapped for cash

Too often we're told "doing good" means donating money to nonprofits in need.<p>While our dollars definitely help organizations that are working to make …

Breast Cancer

How Poverty Alters the Young Brain

New research reveals a strong connection between income and the surface area of several key neural regions.<p>Behavioral scientists have made some truly groundbreaking insights into the cognitive costs of poverty in recent years. We now know, for instance, that scarcity puts a huge strain on our …

The Brain

Harvard researchers have mapped the five child-rearing techniques you need to raise kind kids

Ask parents how important it is to instill kindness in their kids, and most will rank it high: even as their very top priority, according to Harvard researchers.<p>But children surveyed by the university’s Making Caring Common (pdf) project said, overwhelmingly, that they were getting a different …

13 Rarely Seen Photos of Marilyn Monroe

So no, not the one of her in the white dress blowing up over the subway grate.<p>Marilyn Monroe rose to fame in the '50s and '60s, becoming one of America's most favorite actresses and most beloved blondes. Today, on what would've been her 89th birthday, we've rounded up some images of her that aren't …

18 facts about 'The Goonies' in honor of the film's 30th anniversary

<i>The Goonies</i>, the cult film that features an all-kid cast, just turned 30 this weekend.<p>The classic 80's film is a story about a group of working-class …

Remote Controls

Today I shall behave.

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If you cannot do great things, do small things in...

Sometimes it’s easier to focus on what we don’t have, rather than what we do have. It’s important to take time out and remember all of the things to …

Simple things become complicated when you expect too much.

We all get them – those feelings of doubt, fear, lack of self-confidence and lack of self-belief. Whatever it is we want to achieve in life, no …

"When there's a big disappointment, we don't know if that's the end of the story. It may be just the beginning of a great adventure." - Pema Chodron

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Imagination is more important than knowledge.