Nisrine Asmar

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'Tricky People' Is A Better Approach Than 'Stranger Danger,' And Here's Why

We all grew up hearing about “stranger danger.” When we were finally allowed to ride our bikes to the corner store, or walk home from school, our …

Parenting

14 Films Where the Sex Was So Intense, It Earned a NC-17 Rating

You and me, baby, ain't nothin' but mammals.<p>Sex. People have it! It feels good and is totally natural! Yet, for some reason, Hollywood still has a "protect our innocent eyeballs" attitude when it comes to graphic intimacy in film—hence this list of NC-17 movies.<p>Most of the time, on-screen sex is …

Eva Green

The brilliant (and healthy!) 15-minute dinner recipes you’ll want to make every night

You prepped your overnight oats and packed your lunch the night before, but if your stomach is growling by the time you get home from work (or a …

Healthy Eating

The 'Overparenting' Crisis In School And At Home

<i>A version of this interview ran in 2015.</i><p>Have you ever paid your kid for good grades? Have you driven to school to drop off a forgotten assignment? Have you done a college student's laundry? What about coming along to Junior's first job interview?<p>These examples are drawn from two bestselling books —</i> …

Parenting

11 soothing phrases to say when your child is crying

When you're ready, use a low voice, and try these alternatives:<p>1. "We're on the same team. I will help you."<p>Even if your child says they do not want …

7 Secrets of People Who Bring Their Lunch to Work Every Day

<i>Here's how to become the type of person who packs a lunch.</i><p><i>This story originally appeared on Health.com by Jessica Migala.</i><p>You probably have at least …

5 Home Items to Ditch If You Want to Be More Stylish

Styling a home is much like putting together an outfit. Some people just seem to have a knack for combining pieces that look effortlessly cool while …

These To-Do List Methods Will Help You Finally Get Organized

Everyone works differently, so we’ve gathered nine different approaches to organizing your daily tasks.<p>For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been on a mission to create the perfect to-do list. I’ve tested multiple apps from Evernote, Any.do, to Wunderlist. I’ve used physical and digital …

The Key To Raising A Happy Child

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel as though their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same time, rates of anxiety and depression have risen steadily.<p>What's the fix? Feeling in control of your own destiny. …

High School

How to Discipline Stubborn, ‘Unpunishable’ Children

You might not be able to control their behavior, but you do have control over what they learn.<p>Parents of strong-willed children have a unique set of …

Everything you need to know about eczema

When Amanda Cresswell-Melville’s son, Nathan, was about three months old, his skin began periodically breaking out in red, angry-looking patches that …

Skin Care

How To Wear A Dark Lipstick: The Dos And Don’ts

Autumn is here! And for beauty buffs like us, it’s the season that we officially fall in love with make-up again. Long gone are the barely-there, …

Why Is My Daughter Aggressive at Home and an Angel Everywhere Else?

<i>I have an eleven-year old daughter who gets angry very easily. When I nicely try to explain why she can't have what she wants, she yells, slams doors, or even throws things. She is perfectly fine at school or at other people's houses. Why does she have these temper tantrums when she is at home, and</i> …

Organize Your Undies with PVC Pipes….What???

207 Shares<p>I have an obsession with figuring out new ways to organize things. I have told you before how I am a huge fan of hidden storage. I am not a …

DIY

Amazing shared bedrooms for children – when every night is a slumber party!

Which two words can make the calmest of us break out in a cold decorating sweat? Shared bedroom. We’ve been there and done it twice over in our home …

Siblings

The 7 Habits of Truly Genuine People

We tend to value "genuine" people and think poorly of those whom we perceive as being "fake"—but why is that? After all, what motivates "fakeness" is …

Self-help

6 Questions to Ask Your Kids After School

Read on HuffPost France<p>Big change this year-- all three of my little boys are going to school! The eldest is in kindergarten this year, and the twins are starting their first year. September 2015 has made me a free woman! (And, most importantly, has allowed me to get back to work!)<p>However, even …

20 Fun Ways to Surprise Your Husband

Few things make my husband feel more special than a well thought out surprise. I’m not sure why a gift is better when it comes as a surprise rather …

Relationships

Nine ways to make them listen

Let’s face it, asking kids to do something over and over again drives us all nuts. At school, they do as they’re told. Your partner comes home and …

The 10 Best Essie Colors of ALL Time

With their chic little square bottles, easy-to-justify $8 price tag, and incomparable colors, Essie polishes were <i>made</i> for collecting. And since …

You CAN Stop Yelling. Here's your 10 step plan.

<i> "Dr Laura....I'm trying to stop yelling for the new year, but I can't. And I can't imagine getting my kids to listen if I don't yell at them. ...Can</i> …

How to Stop Yelling at Your Kids

Many of today's parents refrain from hitting as a form of discipline, but there is still something many of us do that can be just as bad - yelling! …

Parenting

20 phrases à dire à vos enfants pour qu'ils écoutent

« On donne de la force aux enfants quand on reconnait leurs émotions. » disait Haim Ginott. Cela implique de tendre l’oreille, de guider leur …

Livres

Comment ne plus crier sur ses enfants et rester zen

Aujourd’hui, on fait un point complet sur les meilleurs conseils pour éviter de crier sur vos enfants. Intéressé ?<p>Les conséquences des cris sur les …

How To Stop Your Toddler From Hitting Older Siblings

<i>"My toddler climbs on my five year old's back like a monkey and won't get off."</i><i>"My 22 month old younger daughter very aggressively scratches my older</i> …

Parenting

How to Deal with Sibling Rivalry

Siblings at War in Your Home? (Declare a Ceasefire Now!)<p>Sibling rivalry is normal in families with more than one child. It becomes a problem when one …

What To Do When Your Child Hits You

It can be incredibly hard to stay calm when our own children hit us. Both our instinctual physical defense system and intense emotions can get …

19 Ways to Display Kids' School Art Projects

What do you do with all of the pictures that come home from <b>school</b>? I’ve quickly realized I cannot keep EVERY piece of paper that Sam draws on, but …

Harvard psychologists have been studying what it takes to raise 'good' kids. Here are 6 tips.

A lot of parents are tired of being told how technology is screwing up their kids.<p>Moms and dads of the digital age are well aware of the growing …

Parenting