Joleen Lenihan

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15 Rules To Foster Good Behavior In Children

In my last post, "How To Have a Well-Behaved Child, Part 1," I presented general principles of good behavior in young children. Now, for Part 2, I would like to follow up with specific recommendations: 15 rules that parents can use to help children learn to behave well (most of the time).<p><b>1. Play</b> …

Parenting

16 hikes you must do in Marin County

While we're pretty much convinced you can't go wrong with when it comes to hiking in Marin, there are some areas you undoubtedly must visit at least once.<p>Considering Marin's seemingly endless selection of open space and trails, creating a list of the best hikes the county has to offer was no easy …

I'm Coming Out of the (Water) Closet

Poop. Bowel movements. Diarrhea. Constipation. Bloating. Gas. Cramping. Emergency bathroom stops. Courtesy flushes. Hemorrhoids. These words themselves are taboo subjects for anyone to talk about (women especially) and, yet, here I am coming out of the closet -- the water closet, that is.<p>In my …

Best Hotels With Ocean Views

The perfect beach vacation is incomplete without an ocean view! Enjoy the warmth of the sun and listen to the sound of the crashing waves, all without leaving the comfort of your room in one of these prime waterfront spots.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Best Hotels with Ocean Views<p>--Ally Boutelle, Hipmunk.com<p>Follow …

10 Drugstore Must-Haves from Emma Stone's Makeup Artist

Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears by.<p>Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears …

Never Pay Retail Price Again with These Shopping Apps and Websites (as Seen on the Today Show)

Want to know how to never pay full price for your favorite fashion items again? <i>InStyle</i> Senior Market Editor Dana Avidan-Cohn (@InStyleDana) stopped …

7 Steps to Being Less Hard On Our Kids

After reading Rachel Stafford's moving post, "The Bully Too Close To Home," I thought a lot about the choices available moment to moment that make such a difference in our lives and the lives of our children.<p>Stafford realized she wanted to stop being hard on her children and decided to put that …

Fed Up : Sugar and the Thing About Skinny-Fat People, Even You Model Types

Skinny might just be the new fat, according to Katie Couric, the executive producer on Stephanie Soechtig's new health documentary <i>Fed Up</i>. Together they take an elaborate look at sugar, one the better-known causes of the American obesity epidemic, and finally offer something new to the conversation: …

A Weekend In Vancouver -- Where to Eat and Stay

Vancouver is known for being a cultural melting pot, which can also be translated into the perfect hub for foodies. The amount of Asian-fusion restaurants and charming brunch spots can be overwhelming, so I have picked out the some of the top spots for where to eat and stay.<p><b>Restaurants:</b><p><b>Cafe …

Deep Frying

5 Simple Tips I Used to Save $700 on a Single Flight

I'm always looking for ways to save money when I travel. Instead of cutting back on the small things or saving a few dollar by ordering off the dollar menu, I try to save in the big ticket items. Airfare is by far one of the biggest expenses you can incur during a trip, and there's usually room to …

Personal Finance

Creativity Fuels Future of Women's Rights

In the past month -- as we celebrated Gloria Steinem's 80th birthday, marked International Women's Day and commemorated another women's history month -- we've found ourselves wondering what will drive and inspire a new global generation of feminists and a new wave of gains in women's rights around …

Feminism

I'm a Parent or a Tech Guy, but I'm Not Prepared to Be Both

I needed help. A few weekends ago, I realized my 11-year-old daughter has friends with parents who don't care what their child does online. Because of this, I discovered a Twitter and Instagram account maintained by other children at my daughter's middle school.<p>If you can imagine all of the things …

6 Ways to Stop Escalating Fights With Your Partner

"We had a bad fight last night. I'm not even sure what we were fighting about but it kept escalating and got really ugly."<p>"I don't know what to do when my wife starts in on me. No matter what I say, she's like a dog with a bone. I can't get her to stop attacking me."<p>"I can tell by the look on his …

Self-help