Glenda Brinsfield Small

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How to Do Midcentury Modern Decor the Right Way

The word <i>timeless</i> gets thrown around a lot these days. Whether it’s ascribed to fashion, design, or decor, there is endless chatter about which trends …

Home Decorating

The 18 Best Spots to Buy Furniture Online

<b>Bedroom Furniture</b><p><b>Ballard Designs</b><br>Well-made pieces that look like heirloom antiques (without the hefty price tags) are what you'll find here, with …

Furniture

Science Says Having a Baby Tanks Your Self-Esteem for 3 Whole Years

A new study shows that women experience a dip in self-esteem for up to three years after their baby is born—and I totally understand why.<p>I'll be honest: My self-esteem has never been super great. In high school I felt like a goth misfit. In college, I struggled with eating disorders and body image. …

Parenting

Where to Eat on a Beach Day in Coastal Marin and Sonoma

A day spent out along the shores of Marin and Sonoma is a day well spent. And even if you pack a picnic, it's an additional pleasure to drop in somewhere for a beer, a cup of tea, a small bite, or a full-scale meal to tide you over until it's time for the next 10-miler along the beach. On a mission …

New England

Statins may raise the risk of Parkinson's disease

Thousands of people across the United States are diagnosed with Parkinson's disease every year. New research examines the effect of statins on the …

Where to Eat and Drink in Rehoboth

Stealing away to the beach a few times each summer is one of many ways that Washingtonians stay sane. Its inclusive attitude and laid-back vibe make Rehoboth one of the go-to destinations along the shore. The food scene is also a major draw, since the beach town has a surprisingly lively culinary …

Washington D.C.

Raspberry Trifle with Custard and Whipped Cream

16 servings<p>This trifle recipe was inspired by our love for The Great British Baking Show. These instructions will help you get even, beautiful layers. If you want to loosen it up a bit, Mary Berry might not approve, but it’ll still be delicious.<p>June 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>Custard<p>4 cups whole milk<p>2 …

Why you might want to disinherit your kids

(This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. It is adapted from the new book, “Entitlemania” by Richard Watts.)<p>Somewhere in our DNA …

Family Business

Why the shade garden is so underrated — and how to create your own

Shade gathers from year to year in the garden like the wrinkles on your face, growing more pronounced with time.<p>Small bushes develop into large shrubs, young patio trees shift from skinny to broad, newly planted trees rise to the rooftops and beyond. This is a direct consequence of our love of …

Gardening

Holding on to my son’s fading childhood, through music

One of my first acts as a father was to sing to my son. After learning how to hold him like an over-inflated football and changing that first odorless diaper, I sang to help him fall asleep.<p>It is a ritual we have maintained for almost 12 years. No matter how tired he is or how angry about some …

Bruce Springsteen

Marijuana derivative CBD reduces amount of seizures in patients with treatment resistant epilepsy

A medical marijuana derivative known as cannabidiol (CBD) has been proved to be effective in reducing seizure frequency in most children and young …

Medical marijuana has potential as Alzheimer's treatment, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Could medical marijuana treat Alzheimer's patients? One recent study found THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, stimulates the removal of toxic plaque in the brain, a common feature of the disease. Furthermore, the researchers discovered it blocks inflammation, which damages …

Dementia

10 more handy iPhone tips that I use on a regular basis [Video]

A few weeks ago I posted about 10 handy iPhone tips that I use on a regular basis. To follow up, I’d like to share 10 additional iOS tips that I often use. Like I said before, chances are that hardcore iOS users will know most of these, but there’s usually at least one or two tips that catch users …

How to Build an Entire Meal on a Humble Sheet Pan (& Celebrate Your Smarts)

Move over Dutch ovens, skillets, and crock pots: There’s a new kid in town. <b>Sheet pans, too, lend themselves perfectly to one pot (or in this case, one pan) meals</b>—the heroes of weeknight dinners.<p>Quick, delicious, and easy (in planning, preparing, and clean-up) sheet pan dinners can be built a …

Exploring restaurants along scenic Highway 1

The Bay Area is filled with places to eat and drink, but one of the overlooked areas for eating and drinking is also one of the most interesting: the coast along Highway 1, heading towards Half Moon Bay. Many of the restaurants have the triple-threat of gorgeous views, delicious food and ties to …

Santa Cruz

Dutch kids aren’t stressed out: What Americans can learn from how the Netherlands raises children

<b>Balance tech with time together (Getty/Imgorthand)</b><p>UNICEF rated Dutch children the happiest in the world, and American kids aren’t even in the top 25. Here’s why<p>Rina Mae Acosta • Michele Hutchison<p>March 26, 2017 5:00pm (UTC)<p>An adapted excerpt from “The Happiest Kids in the World” by Rina Mae Acosta & …

Kids

Answering the Question "Why is Mid Century Modern Furniture 'So Expensive?'"

The owner of Mid Century Møbler explains (and has a surprise for Core77 readers!)<p>I'm Julian Goldklang, lover of 1950s and 1960s design. I'm also the …

Furniture

Sunny's Easy Mushroom, Peas and Pasta with 1-2-3 Alfredo Sauce

For the pasta: In a large pan with sides and a lid, add the olive oil over medium heat. Add the sage and fry until just crisp, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove …

Recipes

11 Mid-Atlantic Small Towns That'll Charm Your Socks Off

From tiny towns that helped turn the tide in the Revolutionary War to quaint seaside villages and those that welcome trailblazers of all kinds, …

American Revolution

19 Home Improvement Tips For People Who Are Deathly Afraid Of Axe Murderers

Can you leave the light on?

IKEA for Grownups: 5 Next-Level Scandinavian Shops

Although we would never want to put an age limit on shopping at everyone's favorite Swedish superstore, a new study by the lending company Earnest …

28 Delicious Things To Cook In February

Bring up your mood with some good food.

It's time for churches to sever ties with Boy Scouts

The Boy Scouts of America sacrificed its last vestige of integrity on the altar of political correctness.<p>On Monday, the BSA announced that girls who identify as boys will now be allowed to join the Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts – marking a complete capitulation to the gender and sex revolutionaries.<p>As …

Try these 15 free educational apps for your kids

I filled an iPad with hundreds of learning apps for my students. Here are 15 of my favorites, plus some creative ideas for how to use them.<p>January …

Why sex and love don’t belong in the same bed

There’s never anything profound about erotic contact. Sex is purely a hormonal act, whereas love, as expressed in a hug, brings true intimacy<p>Sex sells, they say, and I’m as guilty as anyone of finding headlines such as “How to keep the sex alive in your marriage” irresistible. I pore over these …

intimacy

Efforts To Prolong My Husband's Life Cost Him An Easy Death

Death isn't a four-letter word, and doctors need to learn that.<p>For the past seven months, I’ve carried around my husband’s advance medical directive in my purse. During this time, I’ve shown this lawyer-prepared and notarized document to dozens of doctors, nurses, ambulance crews, surgeons, …

From Psychedelics To Alzheimer's, 2016 Was A Good Year For Brain Science

With a president-elect who has publicly supported the debunked claim that vaccines cause autism, suggested that climate change is a hoax dreamed up by the Chinese, and appointed to his Cabinet a retired neurosurgeon who doesn't buy the theory of evolution, things might look grim for science.<p>Yet …

Cure For Alzheimer's Found? Walnuts May Delay, Reduce And Prevent Disease

An international team of researchers in India may have discovered a simple-yet-effective way to combat Alzheimer’s disease, a healthcare burden …