Kathryn Haley Sullivan

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If You Want To Have Kids Soon.. These 11 Steps Will Turn You Into A Super Parent. (Especially #4)

Bunmi Laditan writes for <i>The Huffington Post</i>, <i>Parenting</i>, and <i>Mommyish</i>. She’s also the author of <i>The Honest Toddler: A Child’s Guide to Life.</i><p>The married, …

How Jane Goodall Turned Her Childhood Dream into Reality: A Sweet Illustrated Story of Purpose and Deep Determination

A heartening testament to the power of undivided intention.<p><i>“One should want only one thing and want it constantly,”</i> young André Gide half-observed, half-resolved in his journal. <i>“Then one is sure of getting it.”</i> More than a century later, Werner Herzog wrote passionately of the “uninvited duty” that …

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

Heartwarming Before-and-After Photos Show the Difference a Day Makes in the Life of a Pet

To pets who have been abandoned, abused, neglected, or deprived of love and affection, nothing means more than finding their forever homes. After months or even years of living on the cold, wet streets or in the stressful environment of a crowded shelter, an animal may bear physical as well as …

Gratitude

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

Thea’s Tree: An Illustrated Ode to Daydreaming, the Passage of Time, and the Gift of Human Imagination

For the tellers of ancient myths, trees project the secret life of the spiritual world; for the great explainers of science, they remind us that we come from the sun; throughout history, trees have lent their shape to symbolic diagrams visualizing human knowledge. Humanity has always had a special …

The Oldest Living Things In The World

The result of over 10 years of research and travel, <i>The Oldest Living Things In The World</i> is an ode to organisms that were on the planet long before …

Reminder: “Serial” isn’t a TV show, it’s real life

The weekly true crime podcast <i>Serial</i> isn’t just entertainment—it’s an addiction.<p>Such an addiction, in fact, that when I started the first episode last weekend, I spent practically every free moment of the next three days listening to the first eight episodes. The upwards of five million listeners …

Crime

5 Reasons Serial Podcast is so Addicting...and What it Means for Nonprofit Communications

If - like me - you've listened to the Serial Podcast, you are anxiously awaiting the next episode to appear on Thursday. Serial, a podcast from the …

Rethinking the Placebo Effect, by Maria Popova

<b>The startling physiological effects of loneliness, optimism, and meditation.</b><p>In 2013, Neil deGrasse Tyson hosted a mind-bending debate on the nature …

Russian Photographer Takes Stunning Portraits With REAL Animals

What you’re about to see is not Photoshop – Moscow-based Russian photographer Katerina Plotnikova created these stunning images with the help of real …

Man Reveals Devastating Secret To His Family, Photographs Their Reaction

There is never an easy way to tell your family and friends bad news, especially when that news could prematurely end your life.<p>Photographer Adrain …

The Murmurations of Starlings

When starlings flock together, wheeling and darting through the sky in tight, fluid formations, we call it a murmuration. These murmurations can range from small groups of a few hundred starlings in a small ball, to undulating seas of millions of birds, blocking out the sun. I thought today would …

Kale Coconut And White Bean Tostadas

Kale Coconut And White Bean Tostadas from Joy The Baker• 12 tostada shells (or make tacos with corn tortillas)<br>• 1 lime cut into wedges<br>• 1 heaping cup …

Recipes

Foodily Blog

Top 10 Most Creative Art Projects by Parents in 2013

In 2013, there was no shortage of creative ideas. In fact, we here at My Modern Met put out about 4,500 posts showing you story after story of ordinary people making extraordinary works of art. Of course, there was one group who not only inspired us but stole our hearts. They were the mothers and …

Top 10

Total Strangers Who Could Actually Be Identical Twins

Amongst the annals of fiction and folklore, a "doppelgänger" is considered to be the paranormal double of a living person. We're not talking twins …

From Rapunzel to The Little Red Riding Hood, Beloved Children’s Classics as Minimalist Posters

As a lover of children’s books, especially classic ones with timeless wisdom for grown-ups, and an admirer of minimalist posters that distill complex stories or ideas in clean graphic elements, I am infinitely delighted by these hyper-minimalist takes on beloved children’s classics by designer …

BABY SAFETY GUIDE & GIVEAWAY!

We brought you our Toddler Safety Guide with essentials and helpful products. Now, we bring you our Baby Safety Guide. As a mom, you want nothing but …

Easy DIY Baby Laundry Detergent

You can help protect your baby’s skin by laundering his clothes with detergent containing just the most basic ingredients. That means without …

How Cereal Transformed American Culture

<b>by Ian Lender</b><p><i>More than a century ago, Christian fundamentalists invented cereal to promote a healthy lifestyle free of sin. Little did they know,</i> …

Walter White’s sickness mirrors America

<b>Bryan Cranston as Walter White in "Breaking Bad" (AMC/Frank Ockenfels 3)</b><p>“Breaking Bad” strikes such a nerve because Walt’s ills of body and soul are also those of our country<p>David Sirota<p>September 28, 2013 4:00pm (UTC)<p>It is safe to say that as "Breaking Bad" comes to a close, Vince Gilligan's series …

These Fun Illustrations Will Help You Read Chinese In Record Time

The Chinese language is a fascinating and expansive beast.<p>The general rule is that if you recognize around 200 characters, that will allow you to …

This Is What Real Love Looks Like

“Real love is something so deep, so energizing, that you will not know it unless you experience it. Love is an expression of energy, not something …

Relationships

There Are No Victims In This World - Why It's Time To Accept Humanity's Power of Creation and The Soul's Journey

Michael Forrester, <i>Prevent Disease</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>It’s still a concept difficult to accept, even by those well-versed in meta-physical sciences, but we …

The 7-Word Autobiographies of Famous Writers, Artists, Musicians, and Philosophers

Since 2005, the <i>LIVE from the NYPL</i> program masterminded and anchored by intellectual impresario Paul Holdengräber — one of the most interesting people to ever encounter, should you be so fortunate — has transformed the New York Public Library into a wonderland of stimulating conversations on …

As Beautiful As A Golden Age Picture Book, An Anatomy App For Kids

The Human Body, by Tinybop, is a charming app that teaches kids how their bodies work through the power of good design.<p>Good design is often talked about as if it were a secret language spoken only by those sophisticated enough to understand it, but there’s a less self-congratulatory way to think …

Friday Finds: Blue Mason Jar Soap Dispenser - Friday Finds

At Honest, there’s one thing we all love (especially Christopher): mason jars! And we’re definitely smitten with this charming version repurposed for …

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