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Science Says This Technique Can Help You Raise Calmer, More Resilient Kids

This 2-step tool can bring them out of chaos and into confidence. It works for grownups, too.<p>My eighth grader is back to the books after a week of pneumonia-induced absence. With each missed school day came another layer of overwhelm at the thought of making up all that work.<p>He'd finish a coughing …

Why You Should Fight For The Man You Love, Even When Things Seem Impossible

When the going gets tough in your relationship, what do you do? Do you leave the man you love behind, or do you fight for him? I’m not talking about …

Sexist Troll Calls Sarah Silverman A C*nt, And Her Unexpected Response Turns Man’s Life Upside Down

Sarah Silverman is known for her rather dark comedy but her heart is full of kindness. Instead of fighting fire with fire and insulting a sexist …

The Games and Puzzles That'll Keep Your Kids Busy (and Learning!) in 2018

Finding the perfect board game or puzzle for the entire family to get in on and truly be able to participate in can be tough, we know. But in 2018, we're striving to have more family game nights with games and puzzles that are fun for the whole crew to play — and learn skills from!<p>Ahead, find our …

Kids

How to Grow Peaches and Nectarines in a Pot

Tips How to Grow Peaches and Nectarines in a Pot<p>If you order a bare root tree (a tree that is sold without soil around it’s roots) from a catalog or …

A dad tries to explain sex to his son and finds the meaning of life

In 2011, my oldest son, then just weeks shy of his eighth birthday, perched on the corner of my wife’s and my bed, his head tilted just far enough to the side so he couldn’t quite see the home birth of his baby brother. He wanted to be in the room; we told him he was welcome, and we prepared him …

Parenting

Neuroscience: This Simple 10-Minute Exercise Will Give Your Brain an Immediate -- and Lasting -- Boost

This simple 10-minute exercise can give you a 14% gain in cognitive performance say scientists.<p>There are times when we need to have all our brain cells working at their very best to help us make the right decision, or solve a difficult problem, or do well on a test or examination. But, as we all …

Four habits that will create resilient kids who can weather life’s challenges

“You’re moving AGAIN?” our acquaintances exclaim when we tell them that we will be relocating. The follow-up is generally a variation of either, “What a wonderful opportunity for your kids,” or “But your kids — they’re in high school now — Will they be okay? How are they taking it?”<p>The life we have …

Parenting

The Don't-Look-Like-a-Fool Guide to Gym Equipment

How to Use Common Weight Machines<p>Navigating your way through aisles of heavy gym equipment marked with knobs, handles, pulleys, and cables can feel …

Bodyweight Exercise

The Ketogenic Diet Might Burn 10 Times More Fat Than The Standard American Diet

Many people who follow the ketogenic diet (a.k.a. keto) are obsessed with its ability to help you lose weight quickly—and keep it off. Now, new …

Researchers just accidentally found an effective Alzheimer’s treatment while trying to cure diabetes

Developing new treatments for ailments can be a tedious and frustrating process for scientists. Oftentimes, newly developed drugs just don’t work the …

Alzheimer's Disease

I’m married with kids but still pining for the one that got away

<i>Submit your question to Meredith here.</i><p><b>Q</b><b>.</b> I had an on-and-off-again relationship for six years, and he was the love of my life. I reached a point …

Rich millennials are ditching the golf communities of their parents for a new kind of neighborhood

Millennials are saying "so long" to the country club and "hello" to the farm.<p>Many so-called agrihoods — short for "agricultural neighborhoods" — are cropping up around the US, and they're aimed at farm-to-table-loving millennials.<p>Loosely defined by the Urban Land Institute as master-planned housing …

Real Estate
Self Control

9 Activities to Help Boost Your Toddler’s Development

We all want what’s best for our kids, obviously. So we start them on the road to success a bit early. We read about some magical activity, food, type of music, educational program, or book that will magically boost our kiddo’s IQ and we’re off to the races. While there’s no proven toddler track to …

Kids

Why Do Happy People Have Affairs?

In the first installment of our four-part series on infidelity, relationship and sex expert Esther Perel looked at how we define infidelity, and how …

Yes, Moms Can Make Millions Working From Home. This Is How

It is indeed possible to build a successful company and raise a family.<p>After bringing kids into the mix, early morning meetings and late-night work sessions at the office become an even <i>less</i> attractive option than they already were. Missing soccer games, spelling bees, and ballet practices because …

Entrepreneurship

4 Proteins You Should Eat In The Morning To Speed Up Your Metabolism, According To A Nutritionist

Show us your muscles! They’re the key getting an amazing body. “If you start your day with a protein-rich breakfast, you get your metabolism going by …

Women's Intuition: It's a Real Thing. Ask a Neuroscientist

Author John Gray wrote in the ’90s that if men are from Mars, women are from Venus. But differences in communication styles — for example, men often …

The Brain

How to finally stop procrastinating, according to happiness expert Gretchen Rubin

It’s practically a law of nature: When you have a looming deadline, suddenly every Instagram story, horoscope, and cat video is riveting. You <i>know</i> you …

14 Remarkable Ways My Life Changed When I Quit Social Media

Social media works like a drug. You can't leave it easily.<p><i>How did your life change after leaving Social Media? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p>My friend Rafiq's Facebook status read, "I got a …

Social Media

Everything You Need To Know About Surviving Infidelity

Should you stay or should you go?<p>Whether you just found out about your partner’s cheating or have known for a while, the sting of infidelity is hard to shake. Cheating is a huge betrayal that can leave you feeling powerless and emotional.<p>If you’re reeling from a heartbreaking revelation about your …

There's new evidence that Silicon Valley's favorite diet could help delay aging

A growing body of research suggests that when we cut the amount of the food we would eat on a typical day by as much as a third or half, we enjoy benefits including more energy, less illness, and potentially longer lives.<p>Most of the comprehensive research on this strategy, called calorie …

Silicon Valley

The great nutrient collapse

The atmosphere is literally changing the food we eat, for the worse. And almost nobody is paying attention.<p>Irakli Loladze is a mathematician by training, but he was in a biology lab when he encountered the puzzle that would change his life. It was in 1998, and Loladze was studying for his Ph.D. at …

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Science Says the Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Do These 9 Things

Chances are, there's something on this list you're missing.<p>Much has been written about the attributes of high-achieving adults, and what makes them different from everyone else. But if you're a parent, a more compelling question may be: "What can I do to make sure my kids succeed in life?" Here's …

TED Talks
Bitcoin

Depression is a physical illness which could be treated with anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists suggest

Depression could be treated using anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists now believe, after determining that it is a physical illness caused by a faulty immune system.<p>Around one in 13 people in Britain suffers from anxiety or depression and last year the NHS issued 64.7 million prescriptions for …

Antiinflammatory

Taking Full Responsibility Of Your Life.

Most people are too afraid to commit to anything because they already know they're going to break their commitment.<p>Most people are too afraid to commit to anything because they already know they're going to break their commitment. This internal fear is the primary challenge, yet compounded by …

Self-improvement

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

Relationships