Francois Bresse

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Want to Conceive a Baby Girl? There's an App for That!

In a time where there's an app for just about anything (including the best time to go to the bathroom during a big-screen movie—which comes in <i>very</i> handy while you're pregnant!—now a brand-new app called StorkDiet Guide to Conceiving Girls claims to be able to tell you how to give birth to the baby …

Natural Laundry Potions from Sweden

Aloe vera, peach oil, coconut, orange, soy beans. No, this is not my grocery list, but a sampling of the ingredients used in the cleaning products …

Personal Hygiene

The Other Action Camera

It’s 2004, and a group of young entrepreneurs is working on a wearable camera geared towards action sports. Their experimentation results in a …

Comedian Andy Kaufman 'faked his death', brother claims

Kaufman's eccentric comedy act often incorporated elaborate pranks<p><b>Cult comedy star Andy Kaufman faked his own death in 1984 and is still alive, his brother has claimed.</b><p>Kaufman, best known for playing the incompetent Latka Gravas on the 1970s sitcom Taxi, officially died from lung cancer in …

Christmas Eve

Healing Hugs

20 Things Your Child Needs From You When Things Change

We all know the old adage, "The only thing permanent is change," and it is doubly true for families. Inside that constantly rolling ball of family transitions tumbles around changes in the stages, needs and roles of each family member's life, as well as the dynamics of the family unit as a …

Music lessons in early childhood may improve brain's performance

Results suggest it might be better to start musical training before age of seven, says study's author<p>Music lessons in early childhood lead to changes in the brain that could improve its performance far into adulthood, researchers say.<p>Brain scans of young adults revealed that those who had formal …

Exercising While Pregnant Makes Your Baby Smarter

Getting motivated to workout can be tough when you're pregnant and have morning sickness, hot flashes or swollen feet; feel exhausted; or are just so big you don't feel comfortable sitting or standing, let alone exercising. Well, here's a really good reason to get off the couch and start moving: …

Before You Can Pick Your Own Nose

Dear Son,<p>I'm writing to you when you are at the tender age of just 37 days old in order to take the time to reflect on who you are and to be grateful for it.<p>You see, your dad and I realize that at this very moment in time, you are 100% dependent on us. We knew of this great responsibility once we …

Parenting

How To Do A Plank

A plank is one of the simplest, most effective bodyweight exercises out there—if you do it right. Because while you could hold a plank for an hour (figuratively, don’t try that), it’s isn’t worth anything if your form is off. “The plank is a great exercise for strengthening your deep inner core: …

How to pack like the pros

Does traveling more make you pack less? Not necessarily, although we talked to five high-mileage, high-profile travelers (whose combined annual airline points could buy a private island in the Caribbean) to get their take on carry-on and carrying less.<p>Pauline Frommer<p><i>Publisher of Frommers.com and</i> …

Time I

8 Foods That Could Kill You (If You Eat Enough of Them)

Eat enough of these toxic fruits and vegetables, and you'll suffer the consequences.<p>We're not trying to say that the world is out to get you, but at times you might want to exercise caution. Each of these eight otherwise delicious and healthy fruits and vegetables have naturally occurring toxins …

Nutrition

Xeros Helps Hotels Cut Laundry Costs by 50% and Support Green Operations – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

MANCHESTER, N.H., Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Xeros, the innovator of an ultra low water cleaning system, today announced a patented polymer …

CSR

Baby Names: How to Know You've Picked the Right Name

Naming your baby can be a daunting task. Here's how to know you've picked the right name.<p>You finally found the name you love. But how can you tell if you've chosen wisely? If the name meets these 5 criteria, you found a winner. It makes people smile. When you tell people your baby's name you get …

25 Manners Kids Should Know

Helping your child master these simple rules of etiquette will get him noticed -- for all the right reasons.<p>Your child's rude 'tude isn't always intentional. Sometimes kids just don't realize it's impolite to interrupt, pick their nose, or loudly observe that the lady walking in front of them has a …

Are you reluctant to embrace change? Fearful of upsetting the status quo? Human happiness relies on our ability to conquer that fear, according to writer AL Kennedy: http://bbc.in/15JEYfh Does change make you happy?

Youngest Kid, Smartest Kid?

When the Harvard sociologist Hilary Levey Friedman was expecting her first child, one thing worried her: her due date, January 3rd. It was uncomfortably close to January 1st, an often-used age cutoff for enrollment in academics and sports. “I was determined to keep him in until after January 1st,” …

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