Shanae Ryan

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Watch President Obama and Misty Copeland’s Moving Conversation About Race and Body Image

President Obama and Misty Copeland have more in common than their mutual adoration. The first African American president and the first black …

A letter to the three headed MOMster

To my beautiful girl.<p>There is so much I want to say to you its hard to know where to start. Lessons I have learned from life the hard way with …

When I realized Colic didn't break us.

My baby Girl.<p>Tonight as you were pushing your car across the room with your wobbly legs, your brother grabbed the front and took off with it sending …

The most terrifying day of my life.

My beautiful girl. Today was the most terrifying day of my life, all because of 15 seconds. You are a very independent little girl, and you and your …

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The truth about anxiety.

I am writing this blog because I have have seen numerous articles and had countless conversations, on the debate over the reality of mental health …

11 Lessons I've learned from having kids.

Showers are sacred, and I don't mean that in a “haha yea moms don't shower” kind of way. I mean that in a “if you have the choice between dinner with …

To my future daughter in law.

To my future daughter in law. I haven't met you yet, but there are a few things I want to say to you. I want to start off by saying that I know the …

San Diego Mom

WOMEN ONLY! NO SELLING! NO BUSINESS POSTS! NO DRAMA! This group is for SAN DIEGO MOMS who want to know how to live and play in San Diego. We talk …

The Exercise that Completely Strengthened (and Possibly Saved) My Marriage

Start Thinking Like A We<p>When you start writing about money and relationships, people reach out. Strangers and friends share amazing stories and …

going through the motions of motherhood days

Sometimes I think <i>if I can just get through today</i>.<p>It’s like survival, really.<p>Actually, if I’m being honest with myself and with you all, there are <i>way</i> …

To malia on friendship

To my baby girl. Right now you are friends with every stranger on the street. You can go up to any other kid at the park and say “hi friend, want to …

why having a friend with special needs is frustrating.

My best friend has cerebral palsy. He is considered non-verbal and has very little mobility in all four limbs. Physically he is 100% dependent on his …

To my baby girl on Letting go.

To my angel girl, at 10 months old I can already see the free little spirit that lives inside your heart. Your dreams are big, and if I have anything …

To my baby girl on being beautiful.

My angel girl you will hear time again through tired people that beauty is only skin deep. I want to tell you right now how wrong that is, and pray …

People with anxiety may be hard-wired to see world differently

(Reuters Health) - People with anxiety may not be able to distinguish between neutral and threatening stimuli as well as individuals without anxiety, a small study suggests.<p>Researchers designed a sound experiment to explore the brain’s plasticity, or its ability to change and respond to new …

The Truth Behind Pathological and Compulsive Liars

Admit it: From time to time, you lie — at least a little. Your best friend asks what you think of her new haircut. It's awful, but you tell her it …

Psychology

‘Married at First Sight’ Recap: One Wife Explodes When Her Husband Says He Doesn’t Miss Her at All

What's the secret to a lasting marriage? The three couples on <i>Married at First Sight</i> would probably really like to know. As the newlyweds entered …

The Overly Cocky Guy No One Really Likes: Explained by Research

In their article, “Knowing Your Place: Self-Perceptions of Status in Face-to-Face Groups​”, Cameron Anderson and his collaborators set out to explore …

I Spent a Year Listening to Strangers Tell Stories They Can't Share With Anyone Else

For a little over a year now, I've listened to strangers I meet on Craigslist tell me stories they've never told anyone before. I've interviewed someone who went through gender reassignment surgery and was falling in love for the very first time, as his true self. I've spoken with a man who had …

Empathy

Squirrels doing the strangest things, in pictures

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Young girls forced into 'survival sex', six-year-olds made to pick potatoes for cash and boys of ten working as car mechanics: The shocking truth of child exploitation for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Aid workers call it ‘survival sex’ – Syrian refugee women and girls, some as young as 12, forced to sell themselves to earn money for their families …

Save the Children

Baby Sign Language: 21 Words and Signs to Know

Open up the lines of communication with your infant with signs for "more", "done", "eat", "change" and other signs for everyday items.<p>According to …

So You Wish You Could Travel?

One of the most frequent comments travelers hear about their lifestyle is, "[Insert excited exclamation here]! I wish I could do that!" This sentiment frustrates me to no end, mostly because the people expressing it have no great impediment keeping them from traveling. They simply don't, whereas I …

American Cities

7 Things You Need to Do to Understand Japan

Do these things and you'll be on your way to really understanding Japan!<p><b>1. See a geisha (or maiko) perform</b><p>Daniel Bachler<p>The Japanese ideal of beauty and refinement, geisha perform traditional dance and are versed in Japanese musical instruments including the shamisen, shakuhachi and koto. They are …

hippocampus Archives - Page 3 of 59

Neuroscience NewsJune 4, 2018<p>A new study reveals how neurogranin and FMRP help encode memories of new places.... Read More...<p>Neuroscience NewsJune 4, …

Neuroscience

6 Month Update on the Toddler Who Takes Naps with His Puppy

It's been nearly half a year since the toddler Beau and his rescue puppy Theo first started taking daily naps together, and the adorable snuggle buddies haven't stopped since. As always, Beau's mother Jessica Shyba faithfully documents each precious encounter and shares the heartwarming portraits …

Cute

25 Songs That Might Be Sadder Than "Hello"

In case you wanted more reasons to cry in the dark