LP

516 Flips | 14 Magazines | 31 Likes | 33 Following | 5 Followers | @lepdc1 | Keep up with LP on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “LP”

9 phrases Montessori teachers use to build resilient kids

While we can't possibly protect our children from all of the hardships and challenges life brings, we <i>can</i> help them cope with these difficulties. We …

Parenting

Plot Twist: These Low-Maintenance Plants Actually Thrive When Neglected

Plants make any room look better—just look at shelter magazine features for proof. But keeping your greenery alive is easier said than done. As a …

Plants

These are the most important manners to teach your kids before age 10, according to a royally-trained expert

FOR most parents, the most important manners to drill into your kids are saying please and thank you.<p>But according to a royally-trained etiquette …

Kids

No Lie: These 7 Indoor Plants for Low-Light Actually Thrive in Darkness

<b>Not everyone has the luxury of living in a space that basks in natural light. When I first visited my East Village apartment, for instance, it was a</b> …

Plants

How to Make a Toddler Sleepy by Wearing Them Out Before Bed

Exertion helps wear a child out, but there’s no better way to help them sleep than a firm and regular sleep ritual.<p>Problems with infant sleep are …

Kids

Hawaii, South Africa fares hit historic lows

Eye poppers from east/west coast cities<p>If you've checked out of summer travel season to avoid the crowds, and you are wondering where to go this fall, here are two great (and cheap) ideas: South Africa or the Big Island of Hawaii.<p>This week fares plummeted to both destinations from cities all over …

I've been sleeping with this weighted blanket for 6 months, and I've noticed a huge change in the quality of my sleep

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>If you're a light sleeper, have trouble dozing off, or just generally like the "safe" feeling of being under heavy covers, a …

Sleep

6 expensive things that are totally worth the money

We all like to be — or at the very least try to be — smart with our money. But that doesn't always mean choosing the least expensive option. In fact, sometimes the pricier item or experience can be the one that is most worth your hard-earned cash, while the cheapest can be the biggest waste.<p>"Most …

Personal Finance

Top Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts for Families

Club Med Punta Cana<p>All-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean are extremely popular with families, who love their beautiful beaches, fun watersports, and …

I’m a Mother of 9 and the Head of Personal Finance at a Trillion Dollar Investment Firm. Here Are My 6 Secrets for Work-Life Balance

Step 1: Create your own definition of success.<p>When we’re juggling work and family life, we’re bound to experience moments of pressure or exhaustion. …

This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

Veterans

This Will Be The Biggest Countertop Trend of 2018

Marble has had a good run. Granite had a good run before that. But it’s time to put one of the MVP of surfaces back in the spotlight for a minute. …

Home Improvement

7 Gmail Secrets From a Former Google Employee

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything …

Apps

100 Small, Nice Things to Do For Your Wife Just Because

Because it's the little things that matter.<p>It sounds a bit cliché, but it’s the little things that make a marriage. Grand gestures have their time …

Chicago’s Awful Divide

Americans are flocking to big cities to find good jobs—opportunities that remain disproportionately out of reach for the poorest residents already living there.<p>CHICAGO—Americans hear a lot these days about the country’s urban-rural divide. Rural counties are poorer; urban ones richer. Rural areas …

Urban Design

The Best Cauliflower Recipes That Put the Low-Carb Veggie to Good Use

Tasty comfort food doesn't always call for carb-heavy, health-averse ingredients. In fact, sometimes the best comfort foods come in the form of …

Want to Raise Kids Everyone Wants to Hire? Train Them to Master This 1 Skill

Employers say it's the skill that's needed most in today's workplace.<p>With the cost of college tuition at an all-time high in the U.S., the most common question asked on campus tours these days is, "What's the job placement rate of your graduates?" However, having a college degree no longer …

resourceful

Putin Finally Went Too Far

The unified international response to the Skripal poisoning shows that the West will only suffer so much provocation.<p>When Britain threw out 23 Russian diplomats in response to an assassination attempt on Russian agent Sergei Skripal, Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia and current bad boy of …

6 key parenting tips which can hold the key to how your child turns out as an adult

Anyone who has raised their voice or slammed a door in front of their shocked toddler has worried about how that might affect their off-spring in the …

Parenting

11 Reasons You Might Be Tired, Even After Sleeping Well

A good night's sleep is supposed to leave you feeling rejuvenated, refreshed, and wide awake. But what if it doesn't? If you've gotten the …

Sleep

Luscious Lemon, Almond Flour and Olive Oil Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This simple yet sumptuous cake fills my yearning for all things light and lemony. I love the intriguing flavor notes the olive oil adds. I think of the sunshiny Mediterranean where this cake originates - lemons, almonds and olives all grow in abundance there.<br>And when the Meyer lemons …

Dessert

Cumin-Lime Roasted Chickpeas Recipe

Chickpeas have the perfect balance of protein and high-fiber carbohydrate to keep blood sugar levels stable, which also helps keep inflammation at …

Food

What parents yearn for more of when they're just too busy to find the time

Parents yearn for more family days out – but are simply too busy to find the time, a study has found.<p>Research revealed being busy doing chores, kids …

San Francisco

Need a Vacation? Here Are 3 Simple Steps to Make Your Next Trip Tax Deductible

We all love vacations and tax deductions. Just follow these three simple rules to combine them.<p>Don't get me wrong. I love vacations. I just don't find the time to take as many of them as I would like.<p>But if you travel for business and enjoy vacations, you might be in luck. You may be able to …

airplanes

My Chicken and Dumplings Is the Best on the Internet (No, Really)

In the fall of 2013, I wrote a Chicken and Dumplings recipe. I wouldn’t say I was the biggest fan. Like meatloaf, Chicken and Dumplings is one of …

Parenting Children Through the Preteen Years

Parenting isn't for wimps, especially when children hit the preteen years. If you have a child approaching (or in the middle of) the tween years …

‘Family Guy’ Reveals Shocking Truth Behind Stewie’s Accent (And His Sexuality)

The writer of Sunday night’s huge episode takes us inside that accent twist, and goes deep into how and why the show finally explored whether Stewie …

10 expensive habits you can, and should, break today

Breaking bad financial habits can get us closer to meeting our goals. Learn how habits you might be guilty of are impacting your finances and how to …

There are 4 styles of parenting, but one raises more successful kids than the rest, according to a psychotherapist

Raising kids in today's world is no easy task. From warnings about too much screen time and too many food additives, to the pressure to help your child succeed in school and on the sports field, parenting has become more challenging than ever.<p>Parents are employing specific strategies and coping …