Lisa Webb

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What to do about the mean girls

If you have a daughter, take the time to read this. It could save her a lot of heartache. Not to mention stomach aches, headaches, missed days of …

The Narcissistic Family Tree

<i>"Don't tell the outside world—pretend everything is fine."</i><p><i>"Always put a smile on that pretty little face."</i><p><i>"You're not good enough"; "You don't</i> …

Spiced Pumpkin Ale | Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

3.87/5 rDev +5.2%<br>look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75<p>3.75/5 rDev +1.9%<br>look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | …

Coughing (ages 5 to 8)

Should I call the doctor if my child has a cough?<p>If your child's cough doesn't get better after about a week, yes. And, of course, if your child ever …

Character Disorders and Malice - Dr. George Simon

All of us have done harm to others, and most of the time such harm is done inadvertently or unintentionally. But there are some among us who do harm …

Best car games for kids (ages 5 to 8)

What's the best way to avoid hearing "Are we there yet?" every 20 miles when you're traveling by car with kids? Keeping them occupied, of course.<p>But …

Child safety

When can my child switch from a booster seat to seat belts alone?

The answer depends on your child's size and age, the kind of vehicle you drive, and the law in your state. (To learn what the laws are where you …

Reflections on 10 years of good and the human capacity to change for the better : WHYY

Ten years after resigning as N.J. governor, proclaiming “I am a gay American,” Jim McGreevey is executive director of the Jersey City Employment & …

When the Boss Says, 'Don't Tell Your Coworkers How Much You Get Paid'

Whether I was working as a barista or a paralegal, the story was the same: My employers wanted me to keep my mouth shut about money.<p>Last fall, I became a barista in a small, “socially responsible” coffee company. A few months later, I got a temporary paralegal position at one of the world’s biggest …

A Sh#t Detector for Kids?

Today’s email brought me an announcement from Oprah, Deepak Chopra and Marie Forleo about intuition and meditation.<p>That got me thinking about a …

Is U.S. sports culture too hung up on coaches?

The World Cup begins in less than two months, so I've been cramming. (I know soccer well enough to follow it casually for 47 months every …

Child abuse: How to tell if something's wrong

How can I tell whether my child has been abused?<p>If your child spends any amount of time away from you – whether it's with a babysitter, with a …

How to talk to your child about interacting with strangers

What your child knows – and needs to know<p>What you say to your child about talking to strangers depends on her age. Preschoolers, for example, don't …

Masters of Love

Science says lasting relationships come down to—you guessed it—kindness and generosity.<p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the year, about 13,000 American couples will say “I do,” committing to a lifelong relationship that will be full of friendship, joy, and love that will carry …

See the Inner Anatomy of Barbie, Mario and Mickey Mouse—Bones, Guts and All

Oftentimes, when parents first see Jason Freeny's sculptures that reveal the inner anatomy of cherished childhood toys, they get a little worried …

These Insects Died While Having Sex 165 Million Years Ago

A lot has changed in the last 165 million years. A cluster of islands coalesced to form Europe, the Atlantic Ocean opened up and India collided with …

Incredible Halloween Costumes Inspired by Famous Works of Art

As Woody Allen said, “Life doesn’t imitate art, it imitates bad television.” And it seems there’s no day of the year when that’s more true than …

The Strange and Mysterious History of the Ouija Board

In February, 1891, the first few advertisements started appearing in papers: “Ouija, the Wonderful Talking Board,” boomed a Pittsburgh toy and …

The Very First Americans May Have Had European Roots

More than 15,000 years ago the first people came to the Americas, walking across the Bering Strait on a land bridge from Siberia, or maybe sailing …

How to Get a Home-Cooked Meal Anywhere in the World

When planning a trip, some tourists look first (or only) to major attractions—museums, monuments, buildings and other landmarks that give character …

Scientists Just Discovered Water Near a Star 170 Light Years Away

The star GD61 is a white dwarf. As such, it’s insanely dense—similar in diameter to Earth, but with a mass roughly that of the Sun, so that a …

This Artists Recreates Great Works of Art Using Plastic Trinkets

When she was in her late 40s, Jane Perkins quit a career in nursing and decided to go to art school. She started making “memory brooches,” or jewelry …

Melting Glaciers Are Liberating Ancient Clothes, Like This 1,700-Year-Old Sweater

Around 1,700 years ago, a reindeer hunter lost a well-worn, patched up tunic. It turned up recently in Norway, after sections of the quickly melting …

This Insect Has The Only Mechanical Gears Ever Found in Nature

To the best of our knowledge, the mechanical gear—evenly-sized teeth cut into two different rotating surfaces to lock them together as they turn—was …

Free Things to Do in Baltimore

Arts & Culture<p>Discover Masterpieces at the Baltimore Museum of Art<p>The Baltimore Museum of Art is home to the internationally renowned Cone …