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11 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

Although mindfulness isn’t new—it’s rooted in Buddhist tradition—it only gained popularity in the West over the past few decades. And most recently, …

30 Questions to Ask Your Kid Instead of "How Was Your Day?"

<i>Sometimes it can be tough getting your child to talk about their day. Instead of asking the mundane question "How was your day?," try using one of these creative queries from our friends at Parent Co.!</i><p>When I picked my son up from his first day of 4th grade, my usual (enthusiastically delivered) …

Teaching

6 Words That Will End Picky Eating

<i>By Leigh Anderson</i><p>When my older son was 18 months old, he stopped eating what I put in front of him. He fussed endlessly at mealtimes, pointing to the cabinet where we kept the crackers and bread. He refused fruits and vegetables. I felt like I was feeding a Viking -- all he needed was a tankard of …

WHY DEFIANT KIDS ARE ACTUALLY THE BEST THING EVER - Kids Activities

How Early Fevers And Exposure To Bacteria Strengthen The Baby Immune System

By<p>Apr 21 2016, 8:00 PM<p>The next time you catch your kid wolfing down a fistful of playground sand, take a deep breath and consider the good it could …

How To Successfully Occupy Children In Restaurants Without Using Technology

One in three parents (34%) give their children a smartphone or tablet to keep them occupied while eating out as a family, a study released by …

Parents Of Successful Kids Do These 10 Things In Common, Science Finds

en_US<p>article<p>Successful parenting produces successful kids. Parents who produce prize prodigies have several things in …

Kids

6 important lessons from children's books worth rediscovering as an adult

Children’s books aren’t just pretty pictures and silly stories about animals — they can also be timeless tales that are inspiring, insightful and oh …

Kids

Louis C.K.’s Brilliant Reply to His ‘Daughter’ About Life Being Fair

Kids have this innate sense of what’s fair and what’s not—at least from their fairly limited and sometimes selfish worldview.<p>Which brings me to this …

Louis C.K.

11 Secrets Hidden in Famous Works of Art

Among Michelangelo’s venerable ceiling murals inside the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel is arguably the most iconic depiction of man’s relationship to God. …

7 skills to teach your daughter by age 13

A pre-teen girl is at a unique moment in her life.<p>The spark that is her potential grows more intense, yet she'll have to fight against gender norms …

Angela Merkel

30 Year Pediatrician Demonstrates "The Hold", The Best Way to Calm A Crying Baby

This is a video of pediatrician Dr. Robert Hamilton demonstrating "the hold", the best way he's found to calm a crying baby during his 30 year …

8 Powerful Ways to Mold Your Children Into Leaders

We all want our children to become leaders.<p>Whether they spend the bulk of their days in the mailroom or the corner office, we want our children to grow to be courageous, passionate and authentic. We want their actions to inspire other people to be their best, to get more out of life than they ever …

Vibrant Room-Sized Installations Turn Smithsonian Gallery into a Larger-Than-Life Work of Art

After a two-year renovation, the Renwick Gallery at the Smithsonian American Art Museum has reopened its doors with an enthralling exhibition titled <i>WONDER</i>. It unites nine contemporary artists who have each produced room-sized installations inspired by the Renwick itself. Together, these individual …

Giant interactive flowers in Israel bloom when people are nearby

Public art, particularly some of the more cutting-edge works of our time, sometimes finds a difficult path toward harmony with the surrounding …

Transit

This stroller folds up small enough to fit in a backpack

Pack your baby food, pack your diapers, and pack your stroller?<p>Now you can, with the GB Pockit — one of the newest strollers on the market — which …

Woven Portraits Break Photography's 2D Limits

To develop layered portraits, David Samuel Stern moves beyond Photoshop.<p>The difference between a portrait and an ordinary photograph has always rested on the photographer’s ability to hint at or extract some element of the human psyche within the subject. This process is easier said than done, as …

15 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted this year by a number of pediatricians …

Books

How To Give Your Child The Gift Of Failure

It's time to let our kids screw up. They'll regroup, and be better off.<p><i>Sophia is a project to collect life lessons from fascinating people. Subscribe to get our updates directly via Facebook or email, or share your own wisdom.</i><p>Pain is a part of growing up, and parents should let their kids sit with …

6 things from London's Frieze Art Fair that even art-haters will love

LONDON — Of all the culture available for consumption, art is arguably one of the most exclusive. Its one-of-a-kind nature means it often comes with …

England

Why You Should Treat Your Child Like an Adult

<i>This article by Brian Davis appeared on Fatherly.</i><p>What are some unique, effective ways to discipline a child?<p>Stop treating your kid like a child.<p>No, really. I'm serious.<p>Our son started talking early and one of his first tricks was to parrot what we said and how we said it. I know that it sounds cute …