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Tesla Solar Roof: 8 Things You Don't Realize Until You Own One

You will become internet-famous.<p>In April, Amanda Tobler took a risk. She switched on her newly-installed Tesla Solar Roof on her house San Jose, …

The Maternity Leave Mistake That Devastated Our Family's Financial Situation

I was in the middle of tie-dyeing onesies at a hipster baby shower when I gathered up the courage to ask the expecting mother a question: Is having a baby <i>really</i> as expensive as people say it is?<p>From diapers and day care, orthodontia and summer camp, the costs of raising a kid add up. In 2017 data …

Go-Fast Camper

The Go-Fast Camper is the add-on to get on your truck should you be one of those that love exploring the outdoors. The ultra-light yet sturdy camping …

Omni-Pillow

This new travel pillow is taking Kickstarter by storm, and we can understand why, it it is a traveler’s dream. Dubbed the Omni-Pillow, the versatile …

My 2017 Popular Organizing Posts

If you're seeing My 2017 Popular Organizing Posts anywhere other than on I'm an Organizing Junkie (or via my email list) it has been copied and …

Minimalism

11 Excel Tricks And Shortcuts For Spreadsheet Ninjas

Even if you use Microsoft Excel regularly, there's a fair chance you might not be getting as much out of it as you can. Improve your Excel efficiency …

Longer duration of breastfeeding may prevent type 2 diabetes in mothers

It's said breastfeeding is best for babies, but research suggests it also may have a significant long-term benefit for moms -- preventing type 2 …

Diabetes

This Weight-Loss Strategy Makes Cutting Carbs So Much Easier

Finally, an easy way to tell the difference between good and bad carbs.<p>You know there are good carbs and bad carbs, but it can be pretty damn hard to tell them apart. That's where the glycemic index comes into play—and it might just be your key to losing weight by cutting carbs the healthy way.<p>“The …

Weight Loss

The 8 Best Pack ‘N Plays to Buy in 2018

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Living Rooms

Parents Home

• Pinterest<p>Longer labor is linked to adverse outcomes, so doctors usually reduce or discontinue epidurals to avoid prolonging the main stage of labor. But a study in <i>Obstetrics & Gynecology</i> suggests there aren't benefits in doing so.<p>"This study shows that epidural medication does not cause a delay in …

6 Weight-Loss Strategies That Are Screwing With Your Poop Schedule

Raise your hand if your low-carb diet makes you constipated.<p>Some days, the war on belly fat can feel like it’s being waged in the depths of your gastrointestinal tract.<p>But don’t think you’re doomed to a case of the runs on every run. Or that your fiber-packed dinner will always come with …

Nutrition

People Are Dying Laughing Over These Librarians' Parody Of The Kardashians' 10-Year Cover

View this post on Facebook<p>"We create so much original content that we love, and we can never predict which will go viral and which won't," she said.<p>"The reactions have been so positive," she added. "People love the humour of it."

Librarianship

Here's What The Nuts You Snack On Actually Do For Your Body

Each nut has its strength.<p>We’ve all heard that nuts make a healthy snack in moderation, despite their high fat content. Even Barack Obama has admitted to eating a handful of (seven) almonds every day. A study from 2015 found that eating a small handful of nuts a day could help you live longer, and …

Barack Obama

'Respect Your Wives As Mothers': Dad's Viral Post Defends Co-Sleeping

A man stands up for his wife when a friend questions their co-sleeping<p>Parenting has a way of changing your priorities, and that restructuring can put …

8 Things You’ll Miss When Your Baby Isn’t a Baby Anymore

When you’re listening to your baby’s supersonic cries, changing diapers (so many diapers), or dealing with the uncanny way that they spit up the moment you <i>finally</i> wriggle them into their sweet baby clothes, you can’t <i>wait</i> until they transition to being a toddler. But you’ll find plenty of things …

Parenting

How doing this one thing -- for 15 minutes a day -- can change your child's life forever

You know that reading is important for a child's development, but did you know that reading aloud to young children for just 15 minutes a day can catapult them to success later in life? And did you know, also, that only 46% of American children are actually read to each day by their …

Parenting

This Data Visualization of Sleep is Surprisingly Artistic

With the exception of insomniacs, most people already know how sleeping like a baby feels, and now there's a data visualization for sleep that shows …

Stanford U: Future wearables to diagnose diseases early?

Wearables of the future might be used as a diagnostic tool to spot disease early, according to a study by the Stanford University School of Medicine.<p>The researchers collected approximately two billion measurements from 60 people for the study, who wore between one and eight commercial wearable …

Stacked Wood Screens Are Certainly One Way to Cover Your Fireplace

Making one is easier than it looks.<p>Are you someone who would rather just turn on the heat instead of spending time and energy building a fire (or cleaning up the messy remnants the day after)? Then you're going to love this eye-catching DIY.<p>This pin on Pinterest.<p>Using wood logs and black paint, …

The New Dad's Guide to Surviving Your Wife –

<b>1. If you’re going to be late coming home don’t wait until the last minute to tell her.</b> Remember when you’d have to do chin ups and you knew you had …

10 Reasons To Get Your Little One Coding Now !! + The Best Products To Encourage Them

1.) Learning to code can teach them persistence pays off. They may not get it right the first time but if they continue to try they will.<p>2.) Apply …

The Smell Test: Educators can counter fake news with information literacy. Here’s how.

Discerning fact from fiction in news and online content has never been more challenging. From “pizzagate”—false reports of a child sex ring operating …

Earth - The real reasons why childbirth is so painful and dangerous

Giving birth can be a long and painful process. It can also be deadly. The World Health Organization estimates that about 830 women die every day because of complications during pregnancy and childbirth – and that statistic is actually a 44% reduction on the 1990 level.<p>"The figures are just …

Childbirth

This Excellent ‘Harry Potter’ Fan Theory Posits That Santa Claus Is A Wizard

In the spirit of the holidays (and slow news days), I present to you the <i>Harry Potter</i> fan theory that Santa Claus, Saint Nick, Kris Kringle, Father Christmas, whatever you like to call him, is a wizard. I might just accept this headcanon more than any other.<p>Unlike new information Rowling herself is …

Don't cut the cord too fast; a pause benefits most newborns

Don't cut that umbilical cord too soon: A brief pause after birth could benefit most newborns by delivering them a surge of oxygen-rich blood.<p>New recommendations for U.S. obstetricians, the latest in a debate over how quick to snip, suggest waiting "at least 30 seconds to 60 seconds after birth," …

Give Back Box

open your box<p>Unpack your merchandise from the box and obtain the prepaid shipping label.<p>HOW TO DONATE<p>USE OUR PARTNERS BOX<p>OR USE ANY OTHER BOX<p>USE …

19 Shockingly Beautiful Birth Photos From 2016

You have to see these.<p><i>WARNING: Photos might be graphic to some readers.</i>

Flu - or flu vaccine - in pregnancy not tied to autism in kids

Pregnant women who get the flu, or a flu vaccine, are not increasing their baby's risk for an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a new study suggests.<p>Researchers analyzed data on 196,929 children born from 2000 through 2010 in the Kaiser Permanente Northern California healthcare system after at least …

Experts Weigh In on Co-Sleeping—and What They Say Might Surprise You

If you choose to co-sleep or bed-share, James McKenna, PhD, suggests the following safety guidelines:<p>There are many ways to co-sleep. For some, it’s …

Little Girl's Reaction to Parents' Gender Reveal Is Agonizing and Adorable at the Same Time

Things didn't go as this cute-as-can-be 3-year-old hoped on the day her baby sibling's gender was revealed.<p>With toddlers, nothing goes as planned. As a mom of three, who currently has a 3-year-old, I speak from experience.<p>Such was the case with a Halloween-themed gender reveal that New Jersey …