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Parenting advice: five experts reveal their sanity-saving secrets

How to be a better parent: 'Positive attention', putting your partner first and 23 other tips to solve family crises...<p><b>'Firmness is about giving children boundaries; fairness is about consistency'</b><p><b>Jessica Chivers</b> <i>is a coaching psychologist, the author of 'Mothers Work!’ and founder of The Talent</i> …

Kate Moss: Celebrity Transformations

Kate Moss is THE fashion icon of our time.<p>No-one has influenced style in Britain quite like the supermodel, whether it's her eclectic, off-duty …

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11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …


What I Would Like to Tell My Son's New Fifth Grade Teacher

<b>What I would like to tell my son's new fifth grade teacher:</b><p>Hi, I'm Allison. This is my son, my oldest child. He's in your class this year.<p>At the risk of sounding like "That Mom," I want to tell you there was a time -- a time not that long ago -- when I used to tear up at the thought of dropping my …

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BEFORE & AFTER: Gwyneth Paltrow's Music Room Makeover

The A-list actress shares a look at her music room before and after a designer makeover<p>The A-list actress shares a look at her music room before and after a designer makeover

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The 15 Flower Tricks We Swear By

From a penny in the water (genius!) to how scotch tape can make your arrangement perfect<p>Jessica Marshall, owner of Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio in Las Vegas and NYC, let our sister site, Cosmopolitan.com, in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your house with beautiful flowers easy …

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Steal This Look: A Masculine Beach House Bathroom

Born in London, raised in Australia, and now based in Manhattan, fashion photographer Ben Watts (brother of actress Naomi Watts) escapes the city to …

The Epitome Of Summer Deliciousness (In Only 3 Steps!)

Photo: Courtesy of Kitchen Konfidence.<p>Several weeks ago, I was scrolling through my RSS feeds when I saw this recipe for a watermelon wedge. …


Share It:<p>A little slim belt can go a long way in terms of adding finishing touch to an outfit. We grown ups use it to add a pop of color to a dark …


Lighter Sesame Noodles

Whole-wheat spaghetti complements the zesty sauce while adding fiber. A little less peanut butter plus a lot more vegetables make this a no-guilt meal.


This lovely home in Copenhagen, Denmark, is filled with beautiful art. No wonder as the owner Christina is an artist. The 100m2 apartment is light …

Douglas Friedman - light

Douglas Friedman, photographer extraordinaire, is becoming a regular here at desire to inspire. His photos are brilliant, and the spaces spectacular. …

Sneak Peek Best of: White

Over the past couple of years, we’ve featured a lot of homes where white is the predominate color. Occasionally I get emails asking for homes with a …

Studio Tour: By Fryd in Norway

Perfectly Planned Pied-á-Terre

• 1 |<p>The resident is greeted by a compact corner kitchen. Down-lit and coated in a glossy white lacquer, it successfully conveys a modern yet simple …

This loft-style apartment in New York shows that going grey with walls and flooring means you can have so much more fun when choosing eccentric accessories. #luxdeco #luxury #luxdeco #luxurydiscovered #newyork #loft #grey #colour #interior #design #instadaily #piano #architecture #yellow

Watermelon-Cucumber Cooler

Nothing screams summer quite like a pretty pink watermelon cocktail.