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How To Calm Your Tantruming Child In A Way That Prevents Future Tantrums

<i>Dalia stood in the middle of the store with her cart overflowing with groceries. She was involuntarily wincing as her 2-year-old son Justin screamed</i> …

Parenting

I Was the Mean Girl in Middle School, and This Is What My Mom Did to Change That

Before the time of the internet when being a bully meant being nasty to another girl's face, I was the most horrible little monster you would ever meet. I was an old-fashioned bully; the type that would terrorize little girls through mocking, name-calling, and excluding them from activities. And I …

Parenting

5 Ways to Handle Disrespectful Behavior from Children

Whether your child rolls her eyes and says, "Whatever Mom!" when you tell her to start her homework or she pretends she can't hear you when you tell …

Self-help

Yes, I'm a Working Mom, and I Still Have an Active Sex Life

Imagine this:<p>A rousing quickie on a random Tuesday night after a long day to help you unwind—after your husband has put the kids to bed.<p>A delicious, …

Motherhood

The Most Effective Consequences for Teenagers

Just because your teen has outgrown time-out (most of them would like to be sent to their rooms), doesn't mean you can't instill effective …

Parenting

Battling My Moody Tween Became a Daily Struggle — Until I Realized What She Needed Most

Image Source: Sarah BregelMy daughter bursts through the door after school and I ask her a simple, straightforward question: “So, what do you want …

Parenting

I Had a Picture-Perfect Marriage With My Husband . . . and Then We Had Kids

On my wedding day, if you had told me what my marriage would look like six years down the road, I would've had some serious pity on my future self and questioned the definition of happiness. While I know that marriage paints a different picture for everyone and is truly unique from couple to …

Relationships

This Airline Will Pay You $4,500/Mo. to Move to Iceland & Travel the World All Summer

Spending the summer traveling all over the world is one of those things you expect to find at the top of most people's bucket lists. Unfortunately, …

Travel

Pen-and-Paper Games Will Make You Smarter Than Your Phone

Sometimes it’s hard to imagine playing games without smartphones. Yet, for thousands of years, idle hours were happily spent with a pen and napkin …

Game Development

Experts recommend picture books to help kids with all the tough topics

Young children, understandably, often have a tough time navigating grown-up issues, such as death and divorce, and parents can have a hard time …

Ask Amy: Women wonder whether to call out male friends for sexism

<i>Dear Amy: I am lucky enough to have found a group of people who share the same deep love and support for an international sports team. We meet up to watch the games, but we also enjoy one another’s company and see each one another outside of match day.</i><p><i>We’ve established a group text that covers a</i> …

Relationships

The Ugly Coded Critique of Chick-Fil-A's Christianity

The fast-food chain's "infiltration" of New York City ignores the truth about religion in America. It also reveals an ugly narrow-mindedness.<p>The New Yorker has been taking it on the chin lately for its essay about Chick-fil-A’s “infiltration” of New York City. Although most of the piece is about …

Faith

My 14-Year-Old Daughter Watched Porn And It Changed Our Lives In Ways I Never Imagined

One fateful night in November 2014 my then-14-year-old daughter woke up my husband and me at 2 a.m.<p>Crying and visibly distraught, she whispered, “Mom, I have to tell you something.”<p>Those dreaded words are guaranteed to jolt even the deepest sleeper into full-alert mode. Immediately my mom brain …

Parenting

The Best Seasoning For Burgers Is Simpler Than You'd Think

How to Season Your Burgers Perfectly Every Time<p>Four simple steps is all it takes to up your burger game.<p>April 17, 2018<p>The weather is getting warmer, …

Every Modern IGN 10-Rated Game

<i>If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use.</i><p>If you haven't checked out our God of War …

5 Passive Wealth-Building Strategies to Add Three Days to Your Weekend

Buy back your time and invest like the super-rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people associate work with punching the clock, the 9-to-5 slog and saving for retirement. The trouble is, an hourly rate alone will never make you wealthy and drains your most …

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Nonprofits

Why you should have more kids

A few weeks ago, Nikki Glaser, a Los Angeles-based comedian, sent a tweet ripping on Donald Trump Jr. for having five children. The tweet resurfaced …

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

5 horror films from 1960 to 2000 still defying the passage of time

Some movies when you watch them, feel like instant classics. Here are five films from the ’60s to ’00s still withstanding the test of …

China has started ranking citizens with a creepy 'social credit' system — here's what you can do wrong, and the embarrassing, demeaning ways they can punish you

The Chinese state is setting up a vast ranking system system that will monitor the behaviour of its enormous population, and rank them all based on their "social credit."<p>The "social credit system," first announced in 2014, aims to reinforce the idea that "keeping trust is glorious and breaking …

The Science Behind How Running Elevates Our Lives

As humans, we often have to struggle between our desire for instant gratification (that thing is there right now! And I want it!) and the adage that “good things come to those who wait.” We may know intellectually that if we don’t spend five bucks on a cup of coffee today, we could save for an …

Dads, Don't Check Out When Things Get Awkward. Your Pre-Teen Daughter Needs You

You have the tremendous opportunity to help your daughter defy prevalent stereotypes and encourage independence, bravery, strength and …

Could dishwashing be messing with your sex life?

Let’s be honest: <i>No one</i> likes doing the dishes. But did you know your hatred of scraping food off of your beloved ceramics could actually be messing …

25 Great Games You Can Play On Laptops and Low-End PCs

Just because you don’t have access to the fanciest gear around doesn’t mean you have to play subpar games. Even if you’re on a potato computer or …

Indie Gaming

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Books

Google Increased New Employee Productivity by 25 Percent With 1 Email. Here's What You Need to Know

Yet another example of when 'back to the basics' is great advice.<p>Onboarding, a term used to describe the period between job offer acceptance and assimilation (anywhere from 30 days to a year depending on the organization), is a critical time for new employees. Not only do they have to tackle a …

What to Teach Kids Instead of 'Stranger Danger'

Once, as a kid, I was at the food court at the mall, and a mime was making balloon animals for all the children. He blew up a tube of latex, twisted …

This Shockingly Simple Move Stopped My Kid From Constantly Interrupting Me

We’ve all been there: You’re at the playground trying to chat with a fellow parent, when your kid unceremoniously interrupts the conversation because …