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7 things to teach your kids in kindergarten if you want them to grow up to be rich

"At the end of the day, kids are not being taught the fundamentals in school. As much as we think or hope they are, it's not happening," says Gregg Murset, certified financial planner and founder of MyJobChart.com, a free tool that teaches kids about money.<p>That means parents are the ones that have …

5 Phrases The Happiest Couples Use To Stay Crazy In Love

<i>By Coach Todd Reed</i><p>Who knew that just a few little words could make all the difference in a relationship?<p>In my work with couples, I've found that repeating certain phrases is key to staying close and connected to the one you love most. Here are five magic phrases that help keep happy couples feeling …

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.<p>You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased …

Happiness

Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art Lens Review

When it comes to off-brand (or third party) camera gear, do you feel a bit skeptical? I was in the same boat for my entire photography career, …

What Photographers Can Learn From The Visual Styles of These 4 Famous Movie Directors.

Movies, just like photography, vary greatly in visual style depending upon the artist behind it. Movies and photography are different fields. They …

Country Living

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How to Lose Belly Fat Without Equipment

This is an article that talks about how to lose belly fat fast, easy, efficiently and without spending a fortune on equipment or gym …

Can You Really Eat All the Fat You Want?

Scientists say yes, but of course there's a catch.<p>Desperate for the creamy goodness inside that bowl of guac? Well, today's your lucky day. Thanks to new research by the American Medical Association, dietary fat is no longer the bogeyman it once was, and a lot of fatty foods, including fish, nuts, …

9 Composition Tips for Taking Incredible Photographs

This may be one of the finest collections of photography tips that I’ve ever discovered online. Truth be told, I’m a terrible photographer. That …

Grilled Corn on the Cob with Garlic Butter, Fresh Lime and Cotija Cheese

Cooking

The one parenting tactic to avoid at all cost

"Shaming children, even in subtle forms, totally undermines our goal of raising them resilient."<p>Shame, it seems, has become the parenting strategy of …

Parenting

Aperture Settings and Techniques Part II

Now that you know what aperture is and how it works, let’s experiment with some aperture settings and basic photography techniques for popular …

11 Weight Loss Tips from Professional Nutritionists and Trainers

7 Tips for Better Skyline Photography

When we talk about cityscape photography, one of the most basic and trademark shots is the full skyline; the artificial horizon, made of buildings …

Photography

Turn Your Tablet Into A Camera Monitor With The Camlet Mount

One of the common aspects of the filmmaking process is continually finding practical solutions to enhance and improve your production workflow on a …

A Good Way To Know Your Date

The Rule of Thirds and Photography

Good photography requires a combination of technical expertise as well as artistic creativity. Unfortunately, the rise of digital technology has …

Understanding the Rule of Thirds in Photography

Understanding the Rule of Thirds in Photography – One of the easiest ways to improve your photography is to apply the rule of thirds when shooting. …

Portrait Photography 101: Top Tips for Taking Awesome Portrait Photos

With the holiday season right around the corner, you might be asked to take portraits of family members or loved ones that are worthy of sending out …

9 Things Photography Experts Do That You Can Start Doing Today

As an online photography instructor, I'm often asked by amateur photographers some variation of the same question: "How can I take better pictures …

Mobile Photography

Three Things that Help Children Succeed

A child today spends more than six hours a day in front of an electronic screen — an average of nearly 45 hours a week. To put this in perspective, …

The Best Educational Apps for Kids

Your child's education doesn't have to stop after school. These games made for your iPhone, iPad, and Android will keep your youngster's mind active outside the classroom.<p>Help your child identify and count numbers from 1 to 20, do simple addition and subtraction, and trace numbers that also open …

Kids

The secret to STUNNING landscape photos... that you probably don’t know.

Have you ever taken a photo that doesn’t do a stunning scene justice? A sunset that was so much more beautiful than your underwhelming iPhone photo …

Top 3 Landscape Photography Tips

When I first started with photography, landscape photography was my primary interest.<p>But, no matter what I did, I couldn’t figure out why my …

Landscape Photography