Shumi Malhotra

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My Daughter Gives Up When Things Are Hard

<i>When things don't come easily to my 9-year-old daughter, she gives up, whether it's solving a math problem, cleaning her room, or painting a picture. She either begs me to do it for her or has a meltdown. How do you get children to try things that are hard for them?</i><p>Many children struggle to keep …

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How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

• <b>Author:</b> Adele Faber<p>The ultimate “parenting bible” (<i>The Boston Globe</i>) with a new foreword—and available as an ebook for the first time—a timeless, beloved book on how to effectively communicate with your child from the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling authors.<p>Internationally acclaimed experts on …

9 Tips for Couples Who Want to Be Rooted in Love

1. Saying less and listening more often gets you more of what you most desire out of the relationship.<p>2. Do not interrupt, especially when you most want to.<p>3. First, respond to your beloved's question. Answer it directly, kindly, without preface, qualifiers, or countering questions.<p>4. Looking …

Food For Health: Powerful Vegetable Combinations

Good vegetables are even better for your body when in pairs. If these plants could talk, they'd say, "You complete me"<p><b>Health Food Doubles The Fun:</b><p><b>One at a time</b> is no way to get your vegetables, especially when research shows that certain plants pony up more <b>vitamins and minerals</b> when devoured …

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10 Of The Best Yoga Poses For Sleep

Sleep deprivation and stress can be a vicious cycle. We often have trouble falling sleep because we're worried and anxious, and in turn, the fact that we didn't get enough sleep makes us stressed the next day. According to a recent Huffington Post survey, sleep deprivation is a major source of …

9 Habits of People Who Build Extraordinary Relationships | Inc.com

Professional success is important to everyone, but still, success in business and in life means different things to different people--as well it should.<p>But one fact is universal: Real success, the kind that exists on multiple levels, is impossible without building great relationships. Real success …

How To Meditate Without Meditating At All

Your meditation doesn't have to emulate the Buddha's 49-day retreat. Whether you think there's no time for a mindfulness meditation practice, or the concept of sitting in stillness is more daunting than restful, there are still ways to reap the benefits of the ancient art.<p>That's right -- you can …

8 Keys to Creating a Loving, Joyful Relationship

Do you believe that if you have to work on a relationship, it's not the right relationship for you? Having worked with couples for 45 years, I can tell you without a doubt that this is NOT true!<p>However, "working on a relationship," doesn't mean that it has to be hard. It primarily means that you …

The Secret to Sticking with Anything

How many times have you started something new (exercise routine, meditation schedule, writing that book, a new project), got pumped and excited about …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

Want to Boost Your Daughter's Self-Esteem? Stop Talking

Luka/Getty Images / Today<p>Mom and Daughter - Offering Less Advice Can Boost Girls' Confidence<p>You lay out her clothes, tell her how her hair would look …

Yoga for Bedtime

Need a little extra help relaxing before going to sleep?<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close your eyes and rest your hands on …

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24 Essential Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Tools

Mind mapping is the process of using visual diagrams to show the relationships between ideas or information. Its popular uses include project …

How-To: Fresh Flower Napkin Ring

Dress up your autumn dinner parties with seasonal blooms with this fresh flower napkin ring tutorial that Brittni from Paper & Stitch shared on the Project Wedding blog!<p>Ready to give it a try? Head over to the Project Wedding blog to see how it’s done!

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How-To: Rolling Book Storage Basket

Make your own rolling book storage baskets with this handy tutorial from Sarah at Just the Bee’s Knees!<p>I love a good storage solution, don’t you?<p>Head over to Just the Bee’s Knees to see how it’s done.<p>[Via Decor Hacks]

10 Small Bedroom Decorating Tips

Decorating a bedroom is a task quite different from planning for the rest of the house. Unlike the kitchen and the living area, a bedroom is a …

Creamy Spinach Soup with Paneer Croutons

8<p>SHARES<p>Paneer, a mild Indian cheese, tops this tasty soup. If you can’t find paneer, substitute cubed fresh mozzarella or tofu.<p>4Servings<p>Ingredients<p>2 …

Avocado Salad Recipe

Apparently, I didn't get my fill of avocados while in Mexico City. I particularly love the tiny, anise-kissed, Mexican ones you see in the markets …

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The Secret to Perfectly Roasted Green Beans – Recipe

<i>Perfect Roasted Green Beans</i>The problem with roasted green beans, whether you do them in the oven or in a hot skillet, is to get those <b>beautiful,</b> …

Vietnamese Noodle Salad with Chickpeas and Rainbow Carrots

130<p>SHARES<p>The dressing for this herb-laced salad is a simple combination of lime juice and sweet chile sauce, which can be found in Asian markets or …

Roasted Mushroom and Gouda Grilled-Cheese Sandwiches

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Brush mushrooms with vinaigrette, place on baking sheet, and bake 15 minutes, turning once. Slice into 1/4-inch-thick …

BLT Mac & Cheeze | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Serves 4 <br>Total time: 30 minutes || Active time: 30 minutes<p>I don’t know how this happened, but I guess I’m a tomato farmer. Tomatoes are all I’ve …

Turmeric Tea Recipe

For a while it felt like someone was sticking a hot poker between my shoulder blades, particularly if I moved my neck in certain directions, like …

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