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Utah Parents Killed Themselves and 2 Children Because Mom Falsely Believed She Had Terminal Cancer

The parents of the Utah family of four found dead in a murder-suicide in November planned violence in advance because the mother falsely believed she …

Crime

Peggy Orenstein: How Should We Talk To Our Kids About Sex?

<i>Part 3 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Turning Kids Into Grown-Ups.<p><b>About Peggy Orenstein's TED Talk</b><p>Author Peggy Orenstein warns if parents don't educate kids about sex — the media will. She says that leads to risky behavior — and keeps young women from expecting equality in sexual relationships.<p><b>About</b> …

TED Talks

5 Traits All Happily Married Men Share

#4 They don't wallow in disappointment<p>By<p>Mar 23 2018, 1:20 PM

Relationships

5 Psychological Principles for Maintaining a Happy Marriage

It all comes down to prioritizing the positive.<p>By<p>Apr 05 2018, 7:21 PM<p>Marriage takes work. We know this, you know this, everyone knows this. But what …

Happiness

Unique Wedding Gift for Couple, Map Heart Art, Heart Map Print, Newlywed Gift, Personalized Map Art, The Best Days of Our Life, Husband Gift

Let us tell your love story in a unique way with our vibrant map print! Your choice of 3 locations representing where you met, wed, and live {Or other milestones if you prefer!}. If some of these special memories occurred in the same area we can zoom in a bit closer to differentiate. Take your love …

Patagonia vs. Donald Trump

We all knew the legendary outerwear company Patagonia lived and breathed the adventurous life. We knew they cared about the environment. But it wasn’t till Trump came along that we realized they were ready to fight.<p><b>Patagonia was built</b> in the image of its founder, Yvon Chouinard. In late January, …

Black Lives Matter

Read an excerpt from Luna author Ian McDonald’s heartbreaking new time-travel romance

‘They came like vultures, hesitant, hovering, drawn by the pheromone of dying books’<p>I’m a big fan of Ian McDonald’s science fiction novels. <i>The Dervish House</i> and <i>Luna: New Moon</i> are complicated, intelligent stories about how societies cope with advanced technologies. McDonald’s next (and final) novel …

Books

11 New Books That Deserve to Be Read in March

Books

One-Dish Chicken Recipes

We combine America's favorite dinner bird with our favorite way to cook: everything together in one pan for less fuss, easy cleanup, and downright …

Cooking

Rethinking How Students With Dyslexia Are Taught To Read

Dyslexia is the most common learning disability, affecting tens of millions of people in the United States. But getting help for children who have it in public school can be a nightmare.<p>"They wouldn't acknowledge that he had a problem," says Christine Beattie about her son Neil. "They wouldn't say …

Teaching

Email is broken. Here's how to realise your inbox zero dream

The first email was sent in 1971. Seven years later, the first spam email – an advert for a computer sale – hit inboxes. But those were simpler times.<p>…

The Key To Raising A Happy Child

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel as though their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same time, rates of anxiety and depression have risen steadily.<p>What's the fix? Feeling in control of your own destiny. …

Parenting

7 things to do instead of shouting at your kids

Swore you'd never be a 'shouty mum' but yell on a regular basis? You're not alone. Top parenting experts offer some alternatives<p>The reasons we shout …

Lift Weights, Eat More Protein, Especially if You’re Over 40

People who would like to become physically stronger should start with weight training and add protein to their diets, according to a comprehensive scientific review of research.<p>The review finds that eating more protein, well past the amounts currently recommended, can significantly augment the …

Nutrition

11 Super Game Day Dips

1 of 11<p>Hot Caramelized Onion Dip with Bacon and Gruyère<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>Pepper-Pepper Cheese Dip<p>3 of 11<p>Cruisin’ Crab Dip<p>Advertisement<p>4 of …

Moms Are LOVING This 4-Minute Clip That Calms Down Angry Kids

There are plenty of resources for teaching mindfulness to moms, but it's an equally beneficial practice for children. Which is why we are loving this …

Mindfulness

'Bloggergate' fiasco leads Dublin hotel to ban bloggers in the most hilarious way possible

An Irish hotel has banned bloggers and other influencers after a 22-year-old YouTuber broke down in tears when she was refused free accomodation.<p>Elle Darby, a UK-based social media influencer first emailed Charleville Lodge in Dublin to seek a tit for tat arrangement seeking a free five night …

Morgan Freeman

Trump and Schumer came close to a deal. Then it fell apart

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> After his morning television shows had ended and as the deadline to fund the government loomed, President Donald Trump placed a call to the man in Washington he believed held all the cards: Sen. Chuck Schumer.<p>The flurry of conversations that ensued between the President and the …

Donald Trump

When School Becomes a Game

Adam Avery<p>How can educators get students to be more engaged? Some experts say it's a matter of gamifying the learning experience.<p>Every year, the American Psychological Society talks to Americans about their mental state. In 2013, the topic was stress—and the group found that, of the teenagers who …

Students

20 Parenting Books You Should Actually Read

I believe that if you’re going to invest your time and money in reading a parenting book, it should leave you feeling better than you did before — …

Parenting

The 10 Best Books of 2017, According to Barack Obama | Inc.com

What has former president Barack Obama been doing since leaving office in January 2017? There was jury duty, a few speeches, kitesurfing with Richard Branson, and of course some golf, but it looks like our last president still had plenty of time to kill last year.<p>"With some extra time on my hands …

Books

Hungry Girl: These Lasagna-Stuffed Peppers Are the Best Way to Satisfy a Craving for Comfort Food

<i>Lisa Lillien is the author of the popular Hungry Girl website and email newsletter, featuring smart, funny advice on guilt-free eating. She is also</i> …

​Jillian Michaels Weight Loss Tips | Women's Health

Ever since Jillian Michaels started whipping contestants into shape on <i>The Biggest Loser</i>, it’s been clear that she isn’t afraid to serve up some real talk when it comes to losing weight.<p>Her no-B.S. approach to healthy living is exactly how she’s amassed over 100 million followers, sold countless …

Dr Rangan Chatterjee's 4 Pillar Plan: How to relax... and still lose weight

Losing weight is the world’s number one New Year’s resolution. But I believe our biggest weight problem stems from the fact that we’ve been conditioned into seeing it as a singular goal when, in fact, it’s just a natural side-effect of living well.<p>So, sod calories. Sorry to be blunt, but I believe …

Fitness

These 2-Ingredient Pancakes Are a Breakfast Miracle

<b>Mash the banana:</b> Peel the banana and break it up into several big chunks in a bowl. Use a dinner fork to thoroughly mash the banana. Continue mashing …

Breakfast

Our Most Popular Chicken Recipes of the Year

A week doesn't go by without a chicken dinner on our roster for a night. The simplicity and budget-friendliness of chicken keep us (and you!) coming …

Cooking

31 Homemade Salad Dressings That Are Way Better Than Store-Bought

I'm a big fan of salad, but that hasn't always been the case. In the last couple years, I've gone from someone who'd maybe eat a dozen salads a year …

Healthy Eating

Foodies Call These "the Best Chicken Crockpot Recipes"

Who said chicken was boring? Sure, it's the go-to meat that's graced our plates ad nauseam, and it's our flavor reference when trying frog legs—but …

11 New Books Out in November to Put on Your Holiday Wish List

Books

How to help girls navigate tough social situations

Not long ago, I asked a group of 20 school-age girls to write down the one thing they wished their parents would do more of when helping them navigate tricky social situations. None of them struggled to answer the question.<p>At the end of the session the girls asked to share their answers. They each …

Parenting