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Parents in the playground: Should we get involved in our kids' friendships?

<b>1. Reframe friendship altercations as opportunities to learn valuable skills</b><p>Research shows that children who have good social skills grow up to be …

Parenting

United Fates | Part One: End of the Alliance?

UNITED FATES<p>How the US election will change Australia.<br>A three-part series by <b>Peter Hartcher</b>.<p>PART ONEEnd of the Alliance?End of the …

Donald Trump

12 Basic Life Skills Every Kid Should Know by High School

Ease up on the overparenting and teach your kids these basic skills so they'll be prepared for life outside the nest<p>Shutterstock<p>As parents, we love …

Parenting

The Misguided Desire of Wanting Our Kids to be Happy

It’s both human, and typical of how we parent today: At the first indication of unhappiness from our kids, we rush in to fix it, serving, as Dr. …

Parenting

How To Raise Smart Kids: Unmissable Secrets Of Parenting

Wanting to raise smart kids is a parent's most important job and smart doesn't necessarily mean good grades. Emotional intelligence is just as …

10 Parent Hacks to Make Caring for a Toddler Simpler

Parent hacks are meant to make your life a little easier. And when is the time you need hacks the most? The crazy toddler years!<p>Shutterstock<p>So, …

Parenting

31 life skills every functioning adult should master

No one gets a handbook upon turning 18, complete with all the rules they'll need to memorize and competencies they'll need to acquire.<p>Somehow you're just supposed to know that you should have more money coming in than going out, and you shouldn't wear a fuzzy orange sweater to a job interview.<p>We've …

Graduate School

3 Errors Parents Make When Their Kids Bully Them

It’s the end of a long day. You’ve just arrived home from work, completely exhausted. You flip on the TV, collapse on the sofa, and catch the end of …

Parenting

7 Ordinary Questions That Lead To A Happy Marriage

If I asked you for a list of essential skills for an amazing marriage, odds are you would put communication near the top. Every aspect of human …

How to Deal With Your Kid’s Tantrums

They say adults who have high emotional intelligence have better relationships, are more productive at work, and have an overall better quality of …

Parenting

How to Discipline Your Child, According to a Marine Corps Drill Instructor

Master Sergeant Chris Lopez is a former Marine Corps drill instructor, combat vet, and father of 3. But if you think he gets in his kids’ face, <i>Full</i> …

Parenting

15 things successful people don't do in their 20s

That said, there are some poor choices that have lasting effects — like not starting to save money and neglecting your health — that are easily avoidable.<p>We've sorted through a variety of advice from entrepreneurs and writers on Quora and found recurring themes.<p>Here are 15 things successful …

Self-improvement

9 timeless lessons from the great Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius

Marcus has remained relevant for 1,800 years largely due to his writings collected as "Meditations," which President Bill Clinton has said is one of his favorite books.<p>"Meditations" is closer to a diary than a philosophical treatise. Marcus wrote its 12 books sometime during the tumultuous last …

Ancient Rome

I'm a Family Psychologist and These Are the 20 Most Common Parenting Mistakes I See

<i>Most parents try to do what's best for their children. What happens when we don't even realize our behavior is harmful? Our friends at Fatherly share with us 20 common parenting mistakes.</i><p>What are some common mistakes parents make that could actually hurt their children's mental and physical health …

Parenting

The Best Marriage Advice EVER

When Ashley and I got married thirteen years ago, we were young and in love, but we were also pretty clueless (me especially)! Along the way, we've had so many people share wise advice and life experiences with us, which has helped guide our family through good times and hard times.<p>Through the …

People shared the deepest insights they've ever heard, and they may forever change how you think

But every now and then someone will come along and say something, whether they mean to or not, that completely changes the way we think about something — and it's a pretty awesome experience.<p>In an Ask Reddit thread, Redditor AWWshets asked other Redditors, "What is something someone said that …

Swimming Pools

10 Lesser-Known Parenting Challenges

Parenting is really hard. It uses every ounce of mental and physical energy I have, every day. Sure, I knew about the big child-rearing ordeals …

Parenting

19 Expert Parenting Tips Every Parent Needs

On limiting screen time, raising grateful kids, and a whole lot more.

This one word can make or break your relationship, research says

This is because the one word that can make a difference to your relationship is not 'sorry' (although this is important too) nor, oddly, 'ouch' or …

How to Make Très Flawless French Onion Soup

Oui, you should be making classic French onion soup at home, with all the gooey cheese your heart desires. Let Petit Trois chef Ludo Lefebvre show you how.<p>Petit Trois (our no. 3 best new restaurant in America) chef <b>Ludo Lefebvre</b> would be the first to tell you: It's not easy to make perfect French …

Onions