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Hidden Studio Beneath a Busy Bridge Provides Creative Solitude for Its Designer

As urban environments become denser, more expensive and, on occasion, less desirable, creative minds are creating novel ways to escape the hustle, …

Remember why your child’s not listening to you—even when it drives you bonkers

Why is it that young children can lock down in protest at the mere suggestion of getting dressed or undressed? Why do school-age kids seem to resist …

Parenting

Questions to Ask When Preparing for Marriage

In each of these sections one item could be added that I have not listed, namely, How do you handle and live with differences? How do you decide what …

Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits

Over the years, Google has embarked on countless quests, collected endless amounts of data, and spent millions trying to better understand its people. One of the company's most interesting initiatives, Project Aristotle, gathered several of Google's best and brightest to help the organization …

Study Skills

How to Raise a Feminist Son

We’re now more likely to tell our daughters they can be anything they want to be — an astronaut and a mother, a tomboy and a girlie girl. But we don’t do the same for our sons.<p>Even as we’ve given girls more choices for the roles they play, boys’ worlds are still confined, social scientists say. …

University of California

We've Been Carrying Car Seats The Wrong Way The Whole Time

Your back will thank you<p>Lugging around an infant car seat is both awkward and painful. There’s basically two options: The cradle carry or the one …

Consequences That Teach

There is a disturbing new parenting trend for "creative consequences" which usually involves shaming the child publicly in some way. But is shaming …

Parenting

19 Things You Should Never Say to Kids

<b>"I'm Proud of You"</b> <br>Dr. Carl Pickhardt, psychologist and author of "Surviving Your Child's Adolescence," says that you shouldn't simply give your …

Our Top 10 Toy Suggestions For Toddler Birthdays

Buying for kids who are leaving babyhood behind can be tricky. They are learning to play with toys outside of just throwing and shaking them and …

T-Mobile says don’t update, iOS 10 causing ‘connectivity issues’ for iPhone customers, fix coming soon [Updated]

<b>Update</b>: T-Mobile says the issues have been resolved. Here’s a support document regarding the situation.<p>T-Mobile is warning iPhone customers not to update to iOS 10, the latest software version, after several customers have reported ‘connectivity issues’ caused by the update. The issue appears to be …

T-Mobile

Cry It Out - 6 Educated Professionals Who Advise Against It

Cry It Out – 6 Educated Professionals Who Advise Against It<p>By Kelly Winder in Baby Sleep. Updated: July 11, 2015<p>If you’re a parent, you’ve probably …

Princess Awesome

"Seriously, the next time you are in one of these kinds of stores look around and think about how they set children on particular trajectories… and …

50 activities to calm your angry child

Navigating childhood challenges can be stressful, and sometimes deep breathing isn’t the solution that works for your child. When your child is in …

7 Ways Parents Unfairly Provoke Their Children

Parents, do not provoke your children to anger lest they become discouraged, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.” This …

12 Tips to Build a Stronger Sibling Bond

• Thursday, June 01, 2017<p><i>“In many sibling relationships the rate of conflict can be high, but the fun times in the backyard and the basement more than</i> …

Mayim Bialik's 4-Year-Old Son is Officially Weaned

Look ma, no nummies!<p>Well, nay-sayers, prepare to be proven wrong. All of you snarky mamas who glared at me nursing my 3 1/2-year-old on the NYC …

Parenting

Gentle Parenting – You Mean ‘Hippy, Pushover Parenting’? Busting Ten Gentle Parenting Myths.

Gentle Parenting is a parenting style gaining increasing followers and headlines. Alongside this heightened awareness however comes increasing …

How Co-Sleeping Ruined My Marriage

<i>The following was syndicated from Van Winkle’s for</i> The Fatherly Forum<i>, a community of parents and influencers with insights about work, family, and</i> …

Self-sufficiency

Tonight I Nursed You For The Last Time

<b>16 months.</b> <i>509 days in all.</i><p><i>509 days</i> that we shared a special connection, completely unique from anything anyone else has shared with you.<p><i>509 days</i> …

'Tell Me How It Ends' Offers A Moving, Humane Portrait Of Child Migrants

Back in the 1980s, Salman Rushdie wrote that the defining figure of the 20th century was the migrant. I think his claim may be even truer of the 21st century.<p>These days, the whole world, including our politics, is being shaped by migration. Few people explore the nuances of this reality more …

Trying Out Slow Parenting

After work and on the weekends, I often take our boys on neighborhood adventures — to the playground, to the carousel, to the bookstore, to the deli …

9 Reasons you should keep breastfeeding your child to sleep...

12 Moments That Defined Peter Capaldi's Run on Doctor Who

Yesterday brought the shocking news that time is up for the Twelfth Doctor. Peter Capaldi will leave <i>Doctor Who</i> this Christmas, making the way for a …

What Breastfeeding Moms May Lose if Obamacare is Overturned

<b>UPDATED:</b> It may go without saying, but it’s not just breastfeeding moms who stand to lose big if Obamacare is overturned—thousands of babies will …

Hey, Steve Harvey, Who Says I Might Not Steal Your Girl?

The book was a gift, a dark joke uncovered on Amazon, purchased by one co-worker for another. I saw it while fumbling through invoices in the office: “How to Date a White Woman: A Practical Guide for Asian Men.”<p>“This book is wild.” I said.<p>“Steve has a chance now!” screamed Joe.<p>For those still …

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

Ex-Spy Who Reportedly Assembled Trump Dossier Appears To Be In Hiding

In the closing weeks of 2016, an explosive document was floating around in media and security circles. Reporters tried, and failed, to verify the claims it contained — that Donald Trump colluded with Russia, and the Kremlin held lurid blackmail material as leverage over Trump. Reporting on the …

The Bush Sisters Wrote the Obama Girls A Letter

Scott Olson—Getty Images<p>Charles Ommanney—Getty Images<p>Emmanuel Dunand—AFP/Getty Images<p>Callie Shell—Aurora for Time<p>Christopher Morris—VII for TIME<p>Pete …