Grace Wang

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4 Easy Ways to Encourage Language Development in Your Baby

Your little one is out of the newborn stage and is now starting to move from grunts to a variety of coos, shrieks, and sounds. They are playing with …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? MIT Scientists Say Let Them Watch You Do This (But Most Parents Are Afraid To) | Inc.com

Imagine you're a parent. You want the best for your children--and you're convinced, based on science, that it's very important for them to learn grit and tenacity.<p>So, you work hard to make sure that you praise your kids the right way--always for their efforts, never for their innate characteristics …

Self-improvement

New rules for exercising if you’re over 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>A funny thing happens on the way to 50 and beyond: Your body doesn’t respond to exercise …

Exercise

What Do Millennials Want from Their Employers, Exactly? This Study Sums It Up in 1 Sentence | Inc.com

One of my go-to resources for discovering the latest insights on Millennials is Deloitte's reputable Millennial Survey. This year's report -- based on the views of almost 8,000 Millennials questioned across 30 countries -- grabbed my attention.<p>For companies looking to attract and retain Millennial …

The Workplace

Peanut Butter Banana Brownies Recipe by Tasty

Ingredients<p>for 8 servings<p>2 ripe bananas<br>• 1 cup (200 g) sugar<br>• ½ cup (115 g) unsalted butter, melted, plus 1 tablespoon<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract<br>• ¾ cup (95 g) flour<br>• ¼ cup (30 g) cocoa powder, plus 1 tablespoon<br>• ⅛ teaspoon salt<br>• ½ cup (120 g) creamy peanut butter<p>Preparation<p>Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).<br>• In a …

Mom Who Carried Terminally Ill Baby to Term to Donate Her Organs Gives Birth: ‘We Said Hello and Goodbye’

A selfless act. Keri Young, the mom who carried her terminally ill baby to term so she could donate her organs, gave birth on Monday, April 17.<p>“We …

Pregnancy

How working less could solve all our problems. Really.

<i>Stocksy</i><p>Shorter workweeks could help reduce accidents, combat climate change, make the genders more equal, and more, contends historian and author …

Black Insomnia is the strongest coffee ever, and it’s not for the faint of heart

No, we’re not getting a jump on April Fools’ Day — this coffee could put you on the ground. Black Insomnia Coffee is officially the strongest coffee …

Coffee

Science says parents of successful kids have 17 things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

Self-improvement

I Found the World's Coolest Nightlight For My Son

I knew it was inevitable, but it arrived one night without warning: My two-year-old son woke up crying, suddenly afraid of the dark.<p>As a tech …

Home Automation

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Why it’s important to read aloud with your kids, and how to make it count

One of the most important things parents can do, beyond keeping kids healthy and safe, is to read with them. That means starting when they are newborns and not even able to talk, and continuing well beyond the years that they can read by themselves. Study after study shows that early reading with …

Kids

7 Ways To Eat Healthier This Week

All doable, all delicious.

Tencent's 'Super App' WeChat Is Quietly Taking Over Workplaces In China

Forget about office apps like Slack, or Alibaba’s DingTalk. In China, people don’t have much need for corporate communication tools because business is done on the country’s top social media platform: WeChat.<p>The app, called Weixin in Mandarin Chinese and operated by Chinese web giant Tencent, is …

China

Why You Keep Killing Your Plants and What to Do About It

Did you know a cactus could droop? I didn’t until I killed one. Some plants are hardier than others, but if you’re anything like me, the only plant …

Plants

I used to be tired all the time too. 'Segmented sleep' solved that

Until Thomas Edison came along, our ancestors preferred to have two sleeps per night with a break in between. Converting back to it has been tricky, but worth it<p>Do you get enough sleep? Of course you don’t. Very few people with busy jobs, young children or smartphones do. Last week, there was yet …

Is Digital Technology Making Us Any Better Off? One Prominent Economist Says No And He May Be Right

When Steve Jobs was trying to lure John Sculley from his lofty position as CEO at Pepsi to Apple, he asked him, “Do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life, or do you want to come with me and change the world?” The ploy worked and Sculley became the first major CEO of a conventional …

Innovation

10 Daily Habits That Blast Belly Fat

“The Big Apple” is a nickname for New York City, but it might as well refer to the entire country. Because Americans, research suggests, are getting …

Inside A Doctor's Mind At The End Of His Life

Dr. Paul Kalanithi was preparing to wrap up his medical residency in neurosurgery when, in 2013, a CT scan revealed tumors throughout his body. He had stage 4 lung cancer.<p>In his last two years of life, he continued caring for patients. He and his wife became parents. And Kalanithi, a gifted writer, …

Medicine

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