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Fortnite isn’t addicting your kids — it’s just giving them what society won’t

Many parents are concerned with their child’s seemingly obsessive video game play. Fortnite, the most recent gaming phenomenon, has taken the world by storm and has parents asking whether the shooter game is OK for kids.<p>The short answer is yes, Fortnite is fine. Furthermore, parents can breathe …

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5 Essential Colognes That'll Always Be in Style

You need a good scent—and you can't go wrong with any of these.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>Style is more than the clothes on your back or the watch on your wrist—it's how you present yourself. …

The Best Spring Shirts for Men to Shop Right Now

The weather is finally warming up (in some places more reluctantly than others), so it’s time to start thinking about what amendments to make to your …

Ask the Strategist: What’s the Best Mid-Weight Men’s Jacket?

<i>In our advice column,</i><i>Ask the Strategist</i><i>, we take your</i> <i>most burning shopping questions</i> <i>and scour friends, call up experts, and draw from personal</i> …

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7 things to do instead of shouting at your kids

Swore you'd never be a 'shouty mum' but yell on a regular basis? You're not alone. Top parenting experts offer some alternatives<p>The reasons we shout …

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Definitive Proof That Gray Living Rooms Make a Striking Statement

The living room often serves as the first impression guests have of your home and is where you spend most of your time entertaining. For that reason, …

Simon Says: Follow Our Step-By-Step Programs To Play Better This Year

You’ve been around the game long enough to know that golf instruction is usually presented like this: Here’s what you need to do—or stop doing—now go try it. That approach can be very appealing. It’s simple and straightforward, and it puts you in control. But it doesn’t come with directions on how …

How to Discipline Stubborn, ‘Unpunishable’ Children

You might not be able to control their behavior, but you do have control over what they learn.<p>Parents of strong-willed children have a unique set of …

The High-End Sneakers That Won't Break the Bank

Koio's luxe low-tops offer Italian craftsmanship at a price that's tough to ignore.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>At this exact moment in the evolution of menswear, there's no shortage of options …

Here's What It Means If Your Poop Floats

What you're eating might be to blame<p>Your poop can tell you a lot about your health. Red in the bowl—which can signal anything from hemorrhoids to colon cancer—is a known red flag. But what if the color is just fine, but it doesn't exactly sink to the bottom of the bowl like normal poop does?<p>It's …

9 tips for your new Apple TV

The Apple TV ($180 at Crutchfield) may seem like a pretty simple device -- a streamer box that connects to your television and works very similarly to an iPhone ($1,000 at Cricket Wireless) or iPad ($280 at Amazon.com). In fact, the TVOS operating system is a lot like iOS, but there are some key …

This Is How Interior Designers Decorate a Room From Start to Finish

Consider this—you've just bought a new home, signed a lease on a new apartment, or moved to a new city. You fell in love with the space that will …

How to Get Kids to (Really) Talk About Their School Day

I spent nearly 20 years teaching in schools, so I’ve worked with hundreds of students and parents. During those two decades, I often had parents …

DIY Bathroom Floating Shelves

Do you love the contemporary look and feel of floating shelves…but feel intimidated by tackling such a project yourself? I want to let you in on a …

How the kids' screen time is putting our marriage under strain

The amount of time my children – Kitty, five, and Sam, three – spend in front of screens is probably the only thing that my husband and I really disagree on. And we do very much disagree.<p>My husband, Giles, believes they ought to watch no television at all, nor have access to iPads. He thinks it …

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The Most Essential Online Menswear Shops

Buying your clothes online is essential. The internet is one of the only places where you can track that bank-account-crushing grail, find a nice shirt and tie you always seem to need for that one thing, get driven to the point of insanity by sneakers that sell out instantly, and eventually settle …

12 Best American Made Jeans For Men

Denim jeans, as we all know them today, were invented in 1871 by a man named Jacob W. Davis in a partnership with San Francsico based firm, Levi …