Allison Woodward

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Trump Signs Bill Revoking Obama-Era Gun Checks for People With Mental Illnesses

President Donald Trump quietly signed a bill into law Tuesday rolling back an Obama-era regulation that made it harder for people with mental illnesses to purchase a gun.<p>The rule, which was finalized in December, added people receiving Social Security checks for mental illnesses and people deemed …

Guns

This Workout Is Magical Because It Will Actually Change the Shape of Your Butt

You wanted the best workout for your butt, and here it is. Complete with squats and lunges, as well as dumbbells for added resistance, this workout is the hardest thing your butt will do all day. And that's a good thing because that's how you know it's working to reshape your booty. It also means …

Bodyweight Exercise

Want to Raise Kids Who Won't Give Up Easily? Teach Them the Batman Effect

Instilling perseverance at a young age will serve your child well throughout life.<p>It's tough to teach kids perseverance and mental strength in the modern world. Technology allows for instant gratification and our digital devices offer an easy escape when things get tough.<p>Kids have shorter attention …

Kids

What To Say To Little Kids Instead Of 'Say Sorry'

When touring different preschools for my daughter, I visited one where I got to observe the kids playing on the playground. While climbing the ladder …

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

This Workout Is the Wake-Up Kiss For Your Sleeping Booty

We've been warned repeatedly that sitting is the new smoking, but spending all that time on your butt is putting your glutes to sleep. You can call it sleeping butt syndrome, hibernating hiney, or dead butt disorder, but no matter how you refer to it, you need to wake your ass up. Literally. …

Yoga

Hip flexor exercises: Stretches to strengthen

• What are hip flexors?<br>• Stretches<br>• Strengthening exercises<br>• Risks of tight hip flexors<br>• Takeaway<p>People who sit for extended periods of time are at a high risk …

Science Says These 10 Things Will Help You Raise Extremely Smart and Successful Kids

Here are some science-backed parenting strategies to help you raise highly successful kids.<p>What parent doesn't want their child to do well in school, stay out of trouble, and grow up to be a highly successful adult? But as I've found over the years raising my own daughter, that's far easier said …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Tip: The Easiest Hip Flexor Stretch

Sit on your butt a lot? Have low back issues? You need this simple stretch.<p>If you're like the average American, you sit 7.7 hours per day. This …

10 Ways To Raise A Kid Who Can Handle Money (And Isn't An Entitled Jerk)

In Beth Kobliner’s excellent book “Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even If You’re Not),” many readers are taken aback to learn that financial literacy starts as young as age three. What’s more, your child’s basic money habits are formed by age seven. <i>If only I had read this when my kids were toddlers</i> …

Personal Finance

Your Weekly Workout Schedule Is Here — With Printables and Everything!

Can't make it to the gym? Or have absolutely no idea what to do once you're there? We feel you. Working out is hard enough, let alone having to …

I've been in education for 20 years, and there's a disturbing trend afoot in kindergartens around the US

Researchers have demonstrated that 5-year-olds are spending more time engaged in teacher-led academic learning activities than play-based learning opportunities that facilitate child-initiated investigations and foster social development among peers.<p>As a former kindergarten teacher, a father of …

Pedagogy

13 Minutes. 9 Stretching Exercises. One Routine That'll Make You Feel Like a New Person

We're all guilty of skipping out on the stretch at the end of a workout (sorry g2g!), but stretching can decrease recovery time, reduce your risk of …

Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten? – by Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

In his 2008 blockbuster, <i>Outliers,</i> Malcolm Gladwell makes the case that a person’s age relative to his or her cohort is a key predictor of success. …

Malcolm Gladwell

Ready Or Not (For Kindergarten), Some Research Says, Enroll Anyway

When I was 4 years old, my parents faced a decision. My birthday is in late November, so should they send me to kindergarten as the youngest kid in my class? Or, wait another year to enroll me? — A practice referred to as academic redshirting.<p>Since I was already the oldest sibling, they decided it …

Malcolm Gladwell

Where to Sell Your Old Cell Phone for the Most Cash

Have a pile of old cell phones laying around? Get them out of your house, and earn some cash in the process. Here's where to sell your used cell …

Android News

6 Exercises For Rebuilding Your Core After Pregnancy

<b>You’re sitting at home, holding that adorable little bundle of joy, and so glad the hard part is over.</b> Then you look down at that big squishy blob …

Exercise Program for Patellofemoral Syndrome

Exercise Program for Patellofemoral Stress Syndrome<p>If you are have been diagnosed with patellofemoral stress syndrome (PFSS), also known as runner's …

VW's Bleak Options for Dealing With 500,000 Recalled Diesels

Volkswagen, bless its cheatin' heart, is finally ready to start atoning for spoofing consumers with more than 10 million "clean" diesel cars around …

Kelley Blue Book

Pregnant woman kept alive against family's wishes in Texas

The last time Erick Munoz saw his pregnant wife conscious, she had gotten up before 2 a.m. to give their son a bottle.<p>When Marlise didn’t return to bed and with the boy still crying, Erick went in search of her. He found her unresponsive on the kitchen floor, her face blue from lack of oxygen. A …

Data Protection