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10 ways to make brushing children's teeth easier

The Singing Dentist reveals his top tips for cleaning your child's teeth<p>We all know how important brushing our teeth is - when we don't, we face a …

Kids

The 40 best books of 2016 you must read immediately

The Post’s books team on the titles they most loved — and some that, curiously, escaped notice.<p>by Paul Kalanithi (Random House)<p>On page one, this …

5 Essential TED Videos That Will Help You Raise Successful Kids

If you want to raise kids who are entrepreneurial, happy, healthy, creative, and smart risk-takers, here's the list.<p>There's a lot of good parenting advice buried within the 2,300 TED talks that have been given over the years. But do you know what it costs to attend a TED talk in person? $8,500 a …

TED Talks

The Real Reasons Why Your Toddler Is Beautifully Behaved At Nursery - And Not At Home

It's not your bad parenting. Honest.<p>Thanasis Zovoilis via Getty Images<p>At nursery pick-up time, it’s always reassuring to hear your toddler has been …

Child’s cognitive skills linked to time spent with mother

Extending free childcare will not change parents’ work patterns, study suggests<p>It is a question that has troubled parents down the years. Just how much time should they spend with their children when they are growing up?<p>Now a new study suggests that the answer – at least for mothers – should be as …

Break your child from these 7 harmful health habits

Thumb sucking, picky eating and nose picking are not only a nuisance, but they can have lasting effects on your child’s health.<p>Here, experts weigh in on why these habits are harmful and offer their best tips for how to deal with your child’s behaviors.<p><b>1. Hanging onto the bottle</b><br>Switching from a …

20 Things To Say To Your Child Instead Of "Don't Cry"

What if every time your child cries or tantrums, they are actually doing something highly worthwhile? We don't always appreciate it when our children begin to cry, but what they are actually doing is making use of the body's innate recovery system. When we get hurt, physically or emotionally, …

Tips For Toddler Tantrum Time

Two-year-olds are meant to be "terrible' - hence Terrible Twos. Three-year-olds are meant to be like mini-teenagers - hence Threenagers. …

Parenting

How Meditation Can Help Make Your Mind Happier

So is meditation just another fad that pops up from time to time like bell-bottom jeans? Nope. Research shows it really helps you be healthier, …

Mindfulness

Teaching Your Child Emotional Agility

It’s hard to see a child unhappy. Whether a child is crying over the death of a pet or the popping of a balloon, our instinct is to make it better, fast.<p>That’s where too many parents get it wrong, says the psychologist Susan David, author of the book “Emotional Agility.” Helping a child feel happy …

Emotional Intelligence

Do-Over, Please! 5 Ways I'd Change How I Fed My Baby and Toddler

If I could turn back time, here are five ways I would feed my kids differently.<p>If I could go back in time to when my kids were babies, I'd change a few things. I'd give cloth diapers a whirl. I'd invest in one of those fancy video baby monitors. And I'd accept every single offer of help instead of …

Parenting

15 Totally Relatable Parenting #Truths

Whether you're a first-time mom or been-there, done-that dad, you'll recognize these 15 universal truths that every parent experiences.<p>Every child is different, and every family is different. That being said, there are still plenty of parenting moments and milestones that nearly all of us can …

Parenting

5 New Mom Apps That Saved My Sanity

Being a new mom is stressful, especially if you’re doing it all for the first time. You constantly worry if you’re doing it right. I’ll admit it, I …

The most photographic spot in the US?

A former biology teacher turned naturalist guide, Kurt Johnson has traded in the classroom for the great outdoors at Grand Teton National Park, located in a rare ecosystem.<p>“Beavers hate the sound of running water; they are always looking for ways to stop it.”<p>We couldn’t tell if Kurt Johnson, our …

National Parks

21 Recommendations For Anyone Who Wants To Read Books And Chill

On the agenda this weekend: 📚 📚 📚 📚 📚<p>It's summer. You have visions of beaches, ice-cold beverages, and three-day weekends rolling around in your brain. Sure, maybe winter is the season to Netflix and chill. But the months of June, July and August? 'Tis the time to read books and chill.<p>The …

Treadmill Walking Weight Loss Workout Plan

Treadmill walking is a great way to burn extra calories each day to help you lose weight. Aim to burn 300 extra calories per day with cardio exercise …

100 Must-Read Books about Books

This installment of 100 Must-Read is sponsored by <b>The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald</b>.<p>Broken Wheel, Iowa has never seen anyone …

12 Mindfulness Quotes that Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

Over the past couple of years, as I’ve watched my son grow from a baby into a remarkable little boy, I’ve learned that a young child can teach an …

6 Things Every Woman Should Know About Losing Weight After Pregnancy

Cutting calories to lose weight faster can backfire — big time.<p>After nine months of being in a body that's constantly changing, you're psyched to finally meet your kid and embrace #MomLife. At the same time, there's <i>so much</i> focus on celebs' post-baby bodies and how fast they've "bounced back." When …

Viet Thanh Nguyen wins the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for 'The Sympathizer'

Viet Thanh Nguyen took the Pulitzer Prize in fiction Monday for his debut novel, "The Sympathizer," published by Grove Press. Nguyen, a professor at the USC, is one of the L.A. Times' 10 critics at large.<p>"Thanks for all your good wishes," Nguyen wrote on Facebook. "I double checked with real people …

4 TED Talks To Become A True Leader

There’s no set formula for what makes an effective leader. Some people make it to the top and others don’t, but contrary to popular belief, it’s not all a game of wealth. The following TED Talks, given by thought leaders in their respective fields, explore various factors that contribute to the …

Leadership

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, "Read 500 pages like this every day. That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

10 Weird (But Totally Normal) Things About Your Newborn

Sure, all those books and classes have prepped you for the major things: labor and delivery, the unavoidable sleepless nights and, of course, …

15 maps that will change the way you see the world

Telegraph Travel has mapped the world in many ways – here are some of the most eye-opening.<p>1. Life expectancy<p>This map shows the world according to life expectancy. The results are depressingly unsurprising. Africa is the only continent that contains nations where the average life expectancy is …

These New Makeup Brushes At Walmart Are Under $10 and Amazing

This past November, the professional makeup- and art-brush company Royal and Langnickel launched Moda, an affordable line of tools for the makeup obsessed. As well as having an appealing price point (each individual brush costs less than $10), the line is full of fun, bright colors and offers …

Makeup

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

Dan Gilbert

6 of the Most Spectacular Places to Stargaze in the United States

According to a photographer who captures the night sky for a living, that is.<p>When it comes to capturing stars in the night sky, landscape photographer Grant Kaye is a clear expert. After all, he's spent hundreds of dark nights shooting that very sight. And lucky for us, he's shared his six favorite …

United States

The Best Exercise and Eating Advice for Your Body Type

Ectomorph, endomorph and mesomorph might sound like alien races straight out of a sci-fi series, but knowing which of these three body types you are …

Fitness

3 Drinks That Are More Effective Than Lemon Water for Weight Loss

Are you sipping on these?<p><i>This article was written by Caroline Praderio and provided by our partners at Prevention.</i><p>Starting the day with a glass of lemon-infused water has become akin to a religious ritual for many looking to lose weight fast. The bad news? Dietitians in the know say the water won't …

Weight Loss

Oatmeal Water Diet: What is it and How Can it Help You Lose Weight

When you’re planning to lose weight, there is no better food than oatmeal. Not only does it reinvigorate you, it also suppresses hunger and revs up …