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14 skills that could help you land that promotion at work

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>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>There are a lot of reasons you may not get a promotion. The timing may be off or your company night not have the budget to offer a bigger …

Birth Injuries and Postpartum Pain - What It's Like to Have an Undiagnosed Childbirth Injury

When Jennifer had her second child in 2005, she knew within days that something worrisome had happened to her body. For the first time in her life, she couldn’t make it to the toilet. She peed without warning. She took her 2-week-old to the grocery store down the block and had to waddle home with …

35+ Interior Designers Reveal Their Favorite Kitchen Paint Colors

From deep greens to cheerful yellows, experts explain their go-to paint colors for the kitchen.<p>A simple color change can update your kitchen in a major way. The right shade of grey, for example, can turn the room from drab to sleek and sophisticated. Finessing the right hue of red, meanwhile, can …

This Diet Could Prevent Millions of Deaths and Basically Save Our Planet | Women's Health

The team credits the overwhelming potential of veganism to several perks: lower calorie intake, a lack of pollution from livestock production, and an inevitable dependence on more nutritious produce.<p>Of course, no one expects the entire world to suddenly give up meat and all its byproducts. Luckily, …

Scientists identify cause of multiple miscarriages for first time

Hopes of preventing women from suffering multiple miscarriages have been boosted after UK-based scientists have for the first time identified a cause.<p>Research into developing a treatment will be undertaken by the same academics behind the breakthrough research, which discovered that a lack of stem …

Medicine

6 Job Interview Questions Every Employee Needs to Ask

Sometimes the questions you're asked are more important than the answers job candidates give to your questions.<p>Almost every small business owner has interviewed people to fill their openings. I have. You have.<p>So you know it almost always seems like a waste of time when you ask a candidate, "What …

How To Answer 15 Common Job Interview Questions

Got a job interview coming up? Here are sample answers to 15 common job interview questions, to inspire you! You can use these answers as templates and customize them with the specific details that suit your situation. The job-seeker in our example is interviewing for a Call Center Supervisor …

Employment

8 Parenting Battles That Aren't Worth the Fight

Judging other parents was easy before I had children of my own.<p><i>Ohmigawd, that woman is letting her 2 year old chew gum!</i><p>Can you believe those people are permitting their kids to make a mess in this [crappy] restaurant?<p>I would NEVER let my girls entertain themselves with an iPhone!<p>Man, was I clueless.<p>…

7 strategies to raise kids who aren't spoiled

Once she returned home to Texas with her husband and three children, decided to fight back against a culture "obsessed with the right to have what we want."<p>"I was surrounded by people who wanted the best of everything — cars, homes, education, jobs — and it didn't take long for us to join them," …

What Happens to Kids When Parents Fight

<i>By Diana Divecha</i><p><i>Conflict between parents is inevitable -- but it doesn't have to hurt kids. Here's how to turn a disagreement into a positive lesson.</i><p>When I was a child, my parents' fights could suck the oxygen out of a room. My mother verbally lashed my father, smashed jam jars, and made outlandish …

These Are the Best Retirement Calculators

I’ve used many retirement calculators. More than 80 at last count. I relied on these tools to plan my own retirement trajectory, ending with my early …

I'm a Family Psychologist and These Are the 20 Most Common Parenting Mistakes I See

<i>Most parents try to do what's best for their children. What happens when we don't even realize our behavior is harmful? Our friends at Fatherly share with us 20 common parenting mistakes.</i><p>What are some common mistakes parents make that could actually hurt their children's mental and physical health …

People Leave Bosses, Not Companies. But Maybe That Boss is You!

<b>People leave bosses, not companies!</b><p>This is a statement that almost every single one of us has heard at some point during our careers, in fact, it might even be something that we have said ourselves.<p>And it's true. According to a Gallup study around 50% of employees leave their company to get away …

Five Rules Every Job-Seeker Needs To Break

If you are job-hunting you already know how robotic and horrible the job-search process has become. Job ads command you to sit in front of your computer filling out screen after screen of details about your past jobs and your education.<p>After you’ve invested 90 minutes filling out online screens …

Employment

30 Questions You Should Be Ready to Answer During a Job Interview

Interview prep 101 dictates that you should have your elevator pitch ready, a few stories polished, and a good sense of what you have to offer. So, …

How babies identify faces can teach us something fascinating about learning

So, when do we as kids learn to recognize faces and facial expressions? And what lessons can be learned by parents whose facial signals carry a massive amount of information for infants?<p>As a researcher primarily interested in emotional development, I've spent years studying how infants and children …

50 Tax Deductions You Didn't Know About

From home renovation deductions to hobby expenses.<p>Tax deductions reduce your taxable income by accounting for expenses you’ve incurred. The IRS …

10 Hardest Things About Being a New Mom

After my daughter popped out at 8 pounds, 2 ounces, I stared at my still-protruding belly in shock, and cried when a man asked me when I was due—two …

Devastated Mother Shares Warning Video of Her Baby's Deadly Struggle With Whooping Cough

"It makes my blood run cold listening to my beautiful boy cough like that."<p>Riley Hughes died of whooping cough in March when he was just 1 month old, <i>The Guardian</i> reports. His parents have since become advocates for vaccinating against the cough during pregnancy as they believe it could have saved …

Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a secret, better way to browse the swaths of mediocre titles on the …

The 25 best all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean

That's why we teamed up with Hotels.com to pull together the best Caribbean all-inclusive resorts, based on travelers' ratings.<p>From adult-only hotels with personal butlers and plunge pools to family-friendly resorts featuring massive waterslides, here are 25 Caribbean hotels that offer an …

20 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Kids

<b>1. Tucking them into bed at night.</b> Someday, they'll be too big and I won't get that moment back. Saying goodnight, pulling up the covers and kissing their heads is a gift.<p><b>2. Telling them I love them.</b> Start this when they're young. "I love you" is a powerful three-word phrase that matters.<p><b>3.</b> …

Baby Spas Are Now A Thing, And Parents Are Going Crazy For Them

Float Baby in Houston, Texas, has gained international attention after opening this past February. So far, 330 clients have visited the spa according to owner and founder Kristi Ison, who claims that the service improves physical and cognitive development "by as much as 50% ahead of non-water …

Parents Whose Baby Died Warn: Don't Let Babies Sleep in Car Seats

Parents call for more specific guidelines on infant sleep in car seats after the death of their son.<p>Shutterstock<p>After their 11-week-old son died, …

The Most Underrated Caribbean Destinations

<i>By: Matt Meltzer</i><p><i>Credit: Matt Meltzer/Thrillist</i><p>You feel that? Yeah, that's the first bone-chilling cold of winter sneaking up on you, and unless you are unfortunate enough to live in Florida, the next four-to-six months are going to consist of layered clothes, ice scrapers, and long power-walks at …

45 free online classes you can take (and finish) by the end of this year

No matter where you're at in your career, learning something new can only help you. Looking for a new job? A unique skill could easily set you apart …

Learning

10 Things to Know About Money Before You're 40

Life gets complicated in your 40s<p>Every decade is a milestone of sorts, but turning 40 should come with a special, financial heads up. <b>Warning:</b> This is …