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19 Unusual Crossbreed Dogs That Prove Mutts Are The Ultimate Cute

I'll take one of each, please.<p><b>If you're thinking of adopting, here are some helpful links:</b><p>— ASPCA<p>— All Paws<p>— Petfinder

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35 habits that will make you irreplaceable at work

Amazing employees stand out from the crowd in many other ways. Simply put, their contribution far outweighs their cost, regardless of their expense.<p>Many employers today are willing to pay top dollar for the right people, but often they wouldn't recognize those "A" players, because they aren't …

The Tale Behind The Tat: Why A Semicolon Is A Symbol Of Strength

<i>Originally published on Unwritten by Melissa Engle, Isabelle Zanzer, Natalie Williams, Erin Pierce, Aurora McCausland, and Gillian Watts.</i><p>What do Ellen DeGeneres, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, David Letterman, Jim Carrey, Heath Ledger, and Woody Allen have in common? (Besides the fact that they're …

Honda's legendary Africa Twin returns

Honda already has the VFR1200X Crosstourer in its lineup, so the new Africa Twin doesn’t really need to be the ultimate do-it-all adventurer, it just …

8 Terrible Traits That Make You Unpopular

It seems fitting I would sit down to write this article on a Monday morning, a time when many 9-5ers are at their worst. We all have bad days, and …

The little things that mean a big deal for your relationship

Anyone with cash can spend a bomb on a romantic dinner out or a balloon ride over the Serengeti, but real love means showing up for the more mundane …

10 Things To Remember If You Are In Love With An Only Child

Are in love with an only child? Or you maybe you are an only child who is in an relationship? If so, this article may be of help.

Motorcycles Can Now Run Problematic Red Lights In Kentucky

A new law that was prompted by motorcycles' inability to trigger sensors at traffic signals takes effect in Kentucky today, allowing motorcyclists to run a red light after they've come to a complete stop and waited for it to change.<p>Under the new law, people on motorcycles can move through a light …

What to Keep In Mind Before You Respond to That Comment

Shares 3.8K<p>I usually do not do posts that may be construed as controversial, but you know what? I have had it “up to here” lately! (I am sure you all …

7 Things All Unhappy Couples Do (And What You Should Do Instead)

Learn from their mistakes.<p>We all know <i>that c</i>ouple: The one that bickers at dinner parties and makes snide remarks behind each others' backs. The one that prompts the question: <i>Why are they still together?</i><p>But contemptuous couples don't get that way overnight. To help you and your partner avoid the …

How to Talk to Your Kids About Gay Marriage

With the recent Supreme Court decision making same sex marriage legal in all fifty states, your kids probably have some questions about what this all means. Because let's face it, it wouldn't be summer vacation without kids whipping themselves into a frenzy over the Supreme Court and debating the …

The nature of motorcycles and how we react to them

After I went to town with giddy happiness at the arrival of Ferine, my Street Triple, I got a number of emails, PMs, DMs etc with one question in …

The important message behind these tattoos ...

Semi-colon tattoos are not just a passing trend. Instead, they have huge meaning to those that have them and represent an important message. Here's …

10 Therapy Myths That Are Just Totally WRONG (As Written By A Therapist)

<i>By Danielle Adinolfi</i><p>There are a lot of myths about therapy that stop people from going in for a session.<p>Here are 10 of the most common therapy myths -- and the truth! -- straight from the mouth of a therapist:<p><b>1. Only Crazy People Go To Therapy</b><p>Most clients are ordinary, everyday people with typical …

10 skills that are hard to learn but pay off forever

That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>In an effort to ascertain which talents are worth the investment, one Quora reader posed the question: What are the hardest and most useful skills to learn?<p>We've highlighted our favorite takeaways.<p>Effective time management …

"Me Too": The Humbling Moments of Parenthood - Enjoying the Small Things

I took all three kids to Target the other day—alone—and I’m just going to pause here a moment for some clapping and confetti. I’m sure moms with …

Should I Let My Baby Cry to Sleep? Insights From Developmental Psychology for This Age-old Question

Mom and dad are sitting on the floor right outside the nursery as they hear their infant crying and screaming from the crib refusing to go to sleep. Although every part of the parents' being is telling them to go in and rescue their infant, they are following the orders of the pediatrician who …

6 Myths About Empowering Employees

When Dr. Stephen R. Covey visited the nuclear powered submarine I commanded, the USS Santa Fe, he told me it was the “most empowering workplace he’d ever seen.” It was a bit ironic for me, because I’m sour on the word empowerment and I’m sour on empowerment programs. To me, saying we need an …

10 Truths About Motherhood

As a smug married and not-yet-mother, I had it all figured out for when I became a mother.<p>Of course I did.<p>You know what happened of course -- I did NOT have it all figured out, I still don't, and probably never will. There are motherhood truths that I never imagined, and are ever evolving. The list …

Cat Was So Cute I Took A Photo Then I Realized What He Was Looking At

Important and Not-So-Important Things I Want to Tell My Kids, From A to Z

<i>Raise your hand if random things pop into your head at 2 a.m. that you want your children to know. (Hold on, let me put my hand down, because it's hard to type this way.) I've compiled some of mine and hope you might add your own advice in the comments.</i><p><b>Aging:</b> Two of the greatest things about …

What Parents Should Tell Their Kids About Finding a Career

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>“After board dinners, we inevitably sit around and talk about our kids and their careers,” Dave Calhoun recently told me. “Frankly, we’re often at a loss with how to help them.” If someone with Calhoun’s experience has trouble with this – he’s chairman of Nielsen’s board, sits …

Video Of Fast Food Worker Going The Extra Mile For A Disabled Customer Goes Viral

A Louisville fast food worker went above and beyond the call of duty for a disabled customer, and the touching act of kindness was captured on a …

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Episode 14: Youth sports and parents behaving badly<p>Have More Meaningful Conversations With Your Kids.<p>We’ll send the low-down on the hot topics your …

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7 Strategies for Dealing With Negative People

We’ve all experienced the side effects of a negative friend, colleague or co-worker. Perhaps you work with someone who complains endlessly about his …

The benefits of slow parenting

A couple of months ago, I was rushing through the grocery store with my preschooler and toddler. It hadn’t been an easy trip; they were whining and …

“New” Pot and Why It’s Dangerous for Teens

Shares 34<p><i>Is your child smoking pot? I hope not, but parents are the last to know.</i><p><b>–</b><b>–</b><b>–</b><p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project …

On Mother's Day, moms may crave motorcycles

There's a growing category of motorcyclists -- moms who ride.<p>Women are a fast-growing segment of motorcycle riders and owners, so it's not surprising that many female riders are also moms and grandmothers.<p>About one in four motorcycle riders are women, according to the Motorcycle Industry Council, a …

It's Christmas: 7 Reasons Why We Should Forgive But Never Forget

It's Christmas and a New Year is approaching and this marking of time will mean something different to each of us. It's a time when we think so much about forgiveness and yet sometimes this can feel like a challenge, especially when we are faced with someone who hasn't treated us well.<p><b>Forgiving is</b> …