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My mom wrote me over 100 'lunchbox letters' when I was a kid — and 15 years later, I've realized her advice still works

One day in 2003, when I was in 6th grade, my mom put a letter in my lunchbox with some advice on it. "Don't be quick to judge the girls at school — it's up to you to look for something good in each one."<p>My mom, Stephanie Skylar, was the Executive VP and Director of Marketing for Chief Super Market …

Parenting

Where mortgage rates are increasing, buyers should be aware of extra expenses that aren't covered by the listed sale price. Where mortgage rates are increasing, buyers should be aware of extra expenses that aren't covered by the listed sale price.

In the current housing market where mortgage rates are increasing, buyers should be aware of extra expenses that aren't covered by the listed sale …

Real Estate

‘I Wish My Teacher Knew’: Kids Share Heartbreaking Stories When Asked To Complete A Sentence

Teacher starts a movement by asking her kids to complete the sentence, “I wish my teacher knew…”<p>A Colorado teacher who felt she was struggling to …

44 pallets ideas you can directly copy

You must know by now how much we love a bargain hack and we don't think many DIY projects are as impactful or easy and low-cost as creating pallet …

Furniture

Reddit defends Suicide Squad 'music leaker'

<b>Reddit has rejected a request to hand over the personal details of an alleged music leaker to Atlantic Records.</b><p>The record label claims the user uploaded the track Heathens, by band Twenty One Pilots, from Suicide Squad: The Album, months ahead of its planned commercial release.<p>Atlantic Records …

Internet

Great white shark caught on video near San Francisco surfers

Sep 16, 2016 9:18 AM EDT U.S.<p>CBS News<p><b>SAN FRANCISCO --</b> A video of what is believed to be a great white shark leaping out of the water at a San …

10 Things entrepreneur should not do while starting-up

Share29<p>Tweet<p>Share54<p>+17<p>Shares 90<p>Every entrepreneur knows the statistics, and the statistics are grim. Eight out of 10 new businesses fail. But God …

Entrepreneurship

This Teenage Entrepreneur Raised $2.8 Million for His Drone Startup In-Between High School Classes

George Matus graduated from high school in May, but his schedule is crazier than ever. While most of his former classmates are catching up on sleep …

10 Best documentaries every aspiring entrepreneur should watch

Share40<p>Tweet<p>Share61<p>+16<p>Shares 107<p>As an entrepreneur, you’re no doubt in constant search of new ways to grow your business. But who wants to slog …

Entrepreneurship

Your perfectionist parenting style may be detrimental to your child

Even if you were horrified at the idea of hovering over your child as Amy Chua did in her polarizing 2011 bestseller "The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother," I'm betting there was a part of you that looked at her perfect children with at least a tinge of envy. As portrayed in the book, Chua's magic …

Parenting

Three shirts, four pairs of trousers: meet Japan's 'hardcore' minimalists

Fumio Sasaki gave away the majority of his possessions and now lives with just the bare essentials<p>Fumio Sasaki’s one-room Tokyo apartment is so stark friends liken it to an interrogation room. He owns three shirts, four pairs of trousers, four pairs of socks and a meagre scattering of various other …

Minimalism

These innovative suitcases will solve one of the most annoying aspects of traveling

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>RISE gear While innovation in travel has increased at an impressive rate over the past fifty years, the creativity in the luggage …

Gliders

5 Mistakes Parents Make When Giving Kids Directions

Whether your child responds to your directions by saying, “In a minute!” or he ignores your commands completely, dealing with a child who doesn’t …

Self-help

Oracle says it will sue a fired employee who filed a 'whistleblower' lawsuit

Blackburn alleges that she was fired because she refused to do some "improper and suspect" accounting in regard to Oracle's cloud computing business.<p>Specifically, the lawsuit alleges that "Plaintiff's superiors instructed her to add millions of dollars in accruals to financial reports, with no …

Startup Secrets: Starbucks Started with $4,050

What do WalMart, Apple, Microsoft, and Starbucks have in common?<p>Much like your neighborhood mom and pop businesses, they, too, were startups at some point. They didn't just appear out of thin air.<p>When Apple first began as an idea, Steve Jobs had to sell his VW bus for $750 to develop working …

A 67-Mile Hiking Trail Just Opened Through LA's Urban Mountains

Los Angeles is a special place, geologically speaking: It’s one of a handful of large metropolitan areas that’s bifurcated by mountains. Not just a …

China's Richest Man Unveils Plan To Take Down Disney

This weekend China’s massive real estate and entertainment conglomerate, Dalian Wanda, is unveiling the first of a series of “Wanda Cities”. The company, headed by China’s richest man, Wang Jianlin, has overtly taken aim at the foreign entertainment and theme park interloper, Disney (who are slated …

China

Otterbox partners with Square, SanDisk, and others on Universe modular case for iPhone

This year may very well be seen as the dawn of the modular smartphone, with LG and Motorola both offering an array of functionality-enhancing hardware accessories that attach to their flagship handsets and Google’s Project Ara poised to ship its first development kit. But phones are not the only …

Gear & Gadgets

Outdoor Arm Chair

By Jamison RantzWith temperatures on the rise it’s time to get outside and enjoy the day. Or maybe relax outside after a long day. Either way, you’ll …

Woodworking

Build This Beautiful Modern Bench Using Nothing But 2 x 4s

This lovely bench seat only looks expensive.<p>"Less is more" definitely applies to modern furniture. But despite its simple lines, modern style furniture can be expensive. This well-designed bench, on the other hand, looks great and only takes a few hours to build while costing less than $50 in …

Woodworking

The Real-Life Diet of Laird Hamilton, Surf Icon and Nutrition Nerd

Professional athletes don't get to the top by accident. It takes superhuman levels of time, dedication, and focus—and that includes paying attention to what they put in their bellies. In this series, GQ takes a look at what pro athletes in different sports eat on a daily basis to perform at their …

Fitness

5 Ways To Teach Good Money Habits To Your Kids

For most adults, the first meeting with money management comes in the form of a coin collector box. You remember getting a buck from family after a …

Personal Finance

Why My Elementary School Kids Won’t Be Doing Their Homework

Dear Kindergarten/Second-Grade Teacher:<p>You may have noticed that we haven’t been handing in our “homework packets” for the last couple of weeks. I’d …

Banishing The Bosses Brings Out Zappos' Hidden Entrepreneurs

Encouraging employees to come up with new ideas and ways of thinking can broaden business scope and boost performance. Taking it a stage further and allowing staff to manage themselves can uncover a wealth of latent entrepreneurial talent. Doing away with managers altogether, and letting people run …

Team Building

10 Things Highly Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep | Inc.com

Before they close out the chapter on the day, successful people typically have a routine they follow. They have a set of actions that inspires, refreshes, and renews their passion for their business plans and personal life goals. Before you go to bed, try these 10 things so you can wake up ready to …

Success

Uber conquered taxis. Now it's going after everything else

There's no shortage of companies claiming to be the Uber of their industry, whether it's food delivery, flowers, mattresses or medicinal marijuana.<p>But what happens when the real Uber — the one with a $62.5-billion valuation and a global footprint — decides that it wants to expand into other …

Startups

How to Sell Your Home Without a Real Estate Agent

13 tips from an HGTV expert.<p>If you’re an HGTV fan, chances are good that you’re familiar with the series “Income Property” and its host, Scott …

This Is The Best Day To Buy A Home

That is, according to HGTV's Scott McGillivray<p>The host of HGTV's <i>Income Property</i>, Scott McGillivray, knows a thing or two about purchasing real estate. After all, he's invested in over 100 properties in his lifetime and even owned 25 by the time he was 25 (we're tired just thinking about it). So …

10 Parenting Habits to Develop Before Your Child Becomes a Teen

I started parenting habits prior to the "dreaded teen years" that I hope will carry my influence further and create a positive relationship with my …

Parenting