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How Stress Breaks Down Your Mind and Body (and How to Fight Back)

Stress is something I’ve been intimately acquainted with since I was a teenager. I tend to put a lot of pressure on myself to perform to a high …

High Blood Pressure

One of the solar system's largest volcanoes discovered in the Pacific Ocean

One of the largest known single volcanoes in the solar system is right here on Earth. Researchers from the University of Houston have determined that a structure long-hidden beneath the ocean, Tamu Massif, is actually one large volcano — not a series of smaller ones. At just over 400 miles wide, it …

What do you wish someone had told you about having a baby? - TODAY.com

A series of upcoming TODAY segments will take a look at all aspects of the birthing process, from how couples announce their pregnancies to what new moms wished they had learned before (and after) they brought their little ones into the world. As part of that series, we'd like to hear from you …

Pregnancy

7 Things You Should NEVER Say to Your Tween or Teen

<i>By Michele Borba, Ed.D. for GalTime.com</i><p>Talking with an adolescent can be like walking through a minefield; at any moment, you could be asking what you thought was a simple, sincere question, only to find it triggering an explosive response. You know that communication keeps you connected to your …

9 Parents Who Have Saving Down To A Science

Living on a budget is tough enough on your own, but when you add in a spouse, children, pets and home expenses, it can seem impossible.<p>Now more than ever, parents are looking for ways to save money when shopping for their families, and the Internet has made sharing those tips and tricks easier than …

How can I make my baby stop biting?

Q: My 9mth old bites everything and everyone. I know he understands the word "no" as he stops what's he's doing in other situations when we say it. But not with biting...he looks at you, smiles, and chomps! Please help!<p>A: Dear "How can I make my baby stop biting?"<p>A normal phase of biting is very …

Parenting

4 Tips for Better Communication With Your Preschooler

When I'm with my 3-year-old picking out produce, shopping for shoes, or just out-and-about, we get a lot of smiles and giggles from people over the cute conversations we have together.<p>In the women's department, my little one tugged at a leopard print shirt on the rack and said, "This is just too …

Should Parents Respond to or Ignore a Tantrum?

I wrote a post recently about how time-outs and self-soothing have been debunked by science because of the harm they cause to the brain and psyche of children. There was some discussion around whether it matters if the behavior is a tantrum or a meltdown.<p>The thing is I've never looked at my child …

The Secret to Raising a Resilient Child

From natural disasters to economic meltdowns, from wars abroad to tragic shootings close to home, this year brought to light the increasing complexity of the world in which we raise kids. Our natural instinct as teachers, parents and caretakers is to protect children from hardship, yet we know …

Homemade Face Scrubs for Every Skin Type

Yes, we know there are a ton of face scrubs out there, but it’s hard to find exactly the right one to fit your skin type. Which means that making a custom one to fit your skin’s needs is the way to go. Plus, you’ll already have half of the ingredients in your kitchen. It’s a win-win situation!<p>We’ll …