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Parents, it’s time to get out of the way and let your kids just play

By Merete Kropp<p>When our children were in elementary school, we lived in the heart of a mega-metropolis with little opportunity for outdoor activities and rare glimpses of winter weather. So we took a vacation to the mountains to partake in some of the pleasures of winter.<p>We packed ski suits, hats, …

Parenting

5 Things You Should Never Do to Your Hair Before Bed

You could say your pillowcase has the potential to make a huge impression, literally. If you're not using a silk variation, this impression is the …

Hurricane Matthew pummels Haiti and Cuba on route toward U.S.

Hurricane Matthewtore into Haiti’s southern coast Tuesday, ripping off corrugated rooftops, toppling trees and flooding streets and farmland in a country still ailing from a devastating earthquake six years ago.<p>The Category 4 storm, one of the strongest Caribbean hurricanes in years, carried winds …

10 Essential Life Skills To Teach Your Kids

Have you ever tried to list all the things kids need to know by the time they’re grown? It’s mind-boggling. No wonder it takes 18 or more years to …

Remember that time you were a perfect parent every minute?

By Amy Joyce<p>, Writer/editor<p>We can all agree it was horrendous. From the perspective of knowing a beautiful, endangered creature was killed. And watching a small child be flung around like a toy, possibly about to be crushed in front of zoo visitors and his own mother.<p>Apparently, we can’t all agree …

Get a Dancer's Booty with These 12 Barre-Inspired Exercises

You'll want to twerk all day long.<p>Wanna get fit enough to bust a move on stage with Beyoncé? No problem. These 12 dance-inspired exercises will tone your backside for prime twerking potential. It's all about the tiny movements with these toners demonstrated by Nina Marchione, Program Director of …

The Rise Of Unmarried Parenting Around The World [Infographic]

In countries around the world, increasing numbers of parents are having children without getting married. OECD research has shown that in the United States, 2.9 percent of children lived with unmarried parents in 2005, a rate that increased slightly to 4.2 percent in 2014. Out of all countries …

How To Raise Smart Kids: Unmissable Secrets Of Parenting

A few years ago, I watched Brene Brown’s TED Talk on Vulnerability. Her story, her research, her authenticity, and yes, her vulnerability resonated …

My Dermatologist Recommended $689 Worth of Products for My 30th Birthday

But I found cheaper options.<p>I turn 30 this year, which means a few things: I’m going to start making 401K contributions, cut down on exclamation points in emails by 99 percent, and quit hoping my boobs are going to come in.<p>I’m also going to freeze my face in time—or at least try. In the spirit of …

COLLEGE: Freshman Year vs Senior Year

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YouTube

Disturbing Video Will Have You Buying Furniture Anchors, ASAP

Video shows how to secure furniture to prevent tipping injuries in small children<p>In the wake of a third child death related to IKEA dressers, parents …

NYC's first passive apartment building set to open next month

1/7<p>Perch Harlem Passive Apartments<p>NYC is about to get its first passive apartment building. Located in Hamilton Heights, the 34-unit Perch Harlem …

Architecture

How Facebook is a Weapon for Passive-Aggressive Destruction.

<b>Social media is the ultimate weapon</b> of choice for many who wish to openly display their passive-aggressive opinions. With one simple Facebook post …

5 Parenting Skills You Never Knew You Needed

Everyone knows that there are quite a few standard parenting skills you need to get through day-to-day life with kids. These skills include but of course aren't limited to diaper changer, booboo kisser, meal preparer, housekeeper, multitasker, cab driver, yeller (just kidding...but not really), …

Parenting

Mother accused of abandoning toddler inside hot car for strip club audition

By Peter Holley<p>, Reporter<p>By the time police removed the toddler from the car, she was “drenched in sweat” in her heavy coat.<p>Outside the Chrysler PT Cruiser, the temperature was a breezy 70 degrees, police estimated, but inside the vehicle the temperature had soared past 100 degrees.<p>Thirty minutes …

Crime

For Couples Skipping The Ring, It Pays To Plot Out Finances

When Robin Bunevich and her boyfriend, Alex Rivas, decided to buy a place together, they knew they wanted to live in their favorite neighborhood, Astoria, Queens. They found the perfect two-bedroom, two-bath apartment last year. The purchase was a big, exciting step for the couple, who had …

A $20 bill tests your kids' money skills (and your parenting)

To say my priorities have shifted is an understatement. I’ve lived roughly 18 adult years, and what I care about now couldn’t be any more different than the stuff I cared about at the beginning of my adult life. And because my priorities have shifted, my financial behavior and actions have had to …

The Real Reason We Get Adult Acne + Easy, Natural Ways To Prevent It

Acne is a disease of the philosebaceous unit. What does that mean in English? Well, your body's oil travels to the surface of your skin. If there is …

YouTube CEO's Mom Shares Her Top Parenting Tip For Raising Successful Children

"In today's world, parents don't give kids enough independence."<p>HuffPost's new parent-child interview series Talk To Me examines the close and often complex relationships between parents and their kids, and encourages sons and daughters around the world to make time to interview their parents.<p>In a …

20 Nifty New Uses for Your Hanging Shoe Organizer

Workstations

Forget mindfulness, stop trying to find yourself and start faking it

Why is the history of Chinese philosophy now the most popular course at Harvard? Top tips on how to become a better person according to Confucius and co<p>People are often surprised to learn that Confucius, Mencius, Laozi and other classical Chinese philosophers weren’t rigid traditionalists who …

Mindfulness

30 Thoughts to Keep You Positive

There’s a lot out there written on conflict from how to ask what you really want and how to understand what the other side really wants.<p>But what I …

Relationship experts reveal 6 secrets that help power couples stay together

From Google cofounder Sergey Brin's split from 23andMe founder Anne Wojcicki to SpaceX founder Elon Musk's second divorce from actress Talulah Riley, the separation of several high-powered couples signals to some that extreme career success comes at the expense of relationship success.<p>But …

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16 Ways To Use Coconut Oil

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, the game-changing ways to add coconut oil into your beauty routine.<p><b>1) An alternative to shaving cream.</b> Get a smooth shave and prevent razor burn by mixing coconut oil, shea butter, and jojoba oil together. Try this recipe.<p><b>2) Facial scrub:</b> Slough off dead skin …

Too Much of THIS Food Can Lead to Wrinkles

1/14<p><b>Sugar</b> <br>When it comes to premature aging, sugar is public enemy number one. It breaks down collagen in the skin through a process called glycation, …