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Plan Out Your Free Time to Enjoy It More

When it comes to our free time, most of us just want to be free from the rigid schedule of our work lives. However, at least one study indicates we …

Happiness

Save Some Cash and Do Your Own Electrical Rough-In

If you've gone as far as building out your own walls in a basement or a garage, consider doing the electrical rough-in yourself. No special tools are …

Home Improvement

Power Deals, Your New Home Theater, Storage, and a Better Skillet

Several great options for powering up today:<p>Inateck 4-Port 30W Compact USB Wall Charger ($10) | Amazon | Use code M7BM5EKO<p>with your choice of:<p><b>Free</b> …

Always Know What to Say with the "History/Philosophy/Metaphor" Rule

Nothing makes a conversation more awkward than silence. Improv comedy rules can be used to help improve your life in a lot of ways, and social …

Create a “Zip Trip” Diaper Bag For On the Go Changes

If you've ever had to change a diaper in a public place, you know some of them aren't the cleanest. You probably don't want germs and other nasties …

How to Unlock Hidden Settings In Your Favorite Software

Not every app has a Settings menu that's easily accessible. Sometimes, developers hide away debug menus, secret settings, and more. With them, you …

Write Down Your Feelings Before Undertaking a High-Pressure Task

Being under pressure can turn even the most skilled person into a floundering moron. To deal with your anxiety before a high-pressure situation, …

Prevent Leaves from Clogging Your Gutters With These Quick Fixes

Clearing leaves from gutters is a necessary evil. Fortunately you've got a few options that are designed to keep your gutters clear of debris and …

Home Improvement

Is There a Downside to Early Potty Training? A New Study Says...

When it comes to potty training, sometimes earlier isn't always better, new research shows.<p>According to a small new study published in <i>Research and Reports on Urology</i>, researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center looked at 112 children ages 3 to 10 who experienced daytime wetting or urinary …

How Your Baby's Birth Season Can Affect Her Temperament Later in Life

Is your child a May or a December babe? And what does that mean for his future? Astrologists and researchers alike have long looked to when a baby is born to answer questions about a range of medical and mood issues and personality traits.<p>Now, according to new research from the Semmelweis …

Can Agave Nectar Ease a Cough?

One pediatric study of natural remedies for Baby's cough looked at how agave nectar compared to honey and a placebo.<p>It can be tough to treat your young child's nighttime cough. It's dangerous for babies under 1 to have honey, which is considered to be a natural cough remedy, and over-the-counter …

Cool TV Character Baby Names

Pop culture has become a bigger influence on baby names lately—as many people turn to TV shows and movies for their baby name inspiration. So what names might be worth emulating from some current TV favorites? Here are my picks:<p>Abigail (Sleepy Hollow) Sleepy Hollow cop Abigail has to contend with …

Baby Talk: How Moms and Dads Differ When Speaking to Newborns

Hey, new dads: When it comes to talking to your infant, it's time to speak up! A new study published Monday online in <i>Pediatrics</i> shows that mothers are much more likely to baby talk with their children in their first few months.<p>That may not come as a big shock, but the same study also found <i></i>that moms …

4 Minutes of THIS Can Help Your Kid Focus in the Classroom

It takes just four minutes of physical activity to help a child focus for at least 50 minutes of classroom learning time, according to a recent study from Queen's University in Canada.<p>In Ontario, where the study took place, elementary schools are required to have twenty minutes of daily physical …

Falls Are the Top Cause of Head Trauma in Children

Falls are the most common cause of brain injuries for children under the age of 12, a new large-scale study published in the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i> reports<i>.</i><p>The study, which examined more than 43,000 children, categorized patients into three groups: younger than 2 years old, between 2 and 12 …