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9 things you should never say to your kids (whoops)

I tend to avoid magazines that tell me how to keep house, so I missed Good Housekeeping's transformation from a dispenser of recipes and tidying tips to a repository for thoughtful, occasionally edgy, reporting.<p>(The recipes and tidying tips are still there, but they're not <i>all</i> that's there. When I …

These five S.F. restaurants made Condé Nast's 'best in the world' list

To come up with its annual list of 207 best restaurants around the world, Condé Nast Traveler reached out to food experts around the globe — "those who eat, cook, and travel for a living."<p>The recommendations are meant as a guide of sorts for globetrotters so you have a great place to dine when you …

Would You Give Your Kindergartner Cocaine? How About Sugar?

Here’s an experiment: Have a chat with your five-year-old when he's nice and chill, maybe during that magic hour before bed, and ask him about his …

10 Success lessons from Peter Drucker – “Father of Modern Management” for entrepreneurs

Share49<p>Tweet<p>Share443<p>+16<p>Shares 498<p>Peter Drucker, “the father of modern management,” turned management theory into a serious discipline. In a legendary …

Leadership

How to ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ When You Can Hardly Eat, Poop, Sleep

Unless you’re like that “MEternity” lunatic who got the idea that having babies is a time to “find yourself,” you’ve probably figured out by now that …

Parenting

When it comes to parenting, be a 'gardener’, not a 'carpenter’

If permission to stop parenting sounds like the solution to surviving the rest of the summer holidays, then Alison Gopnik is your saviour. The US psychology professor and grandmother of three thinks too much “parenting” risks ruining your relationship with your children. It is also churning out a …

8 New Products to Help Breastfeeding Moms #WorkPumpRepeat

<i>Breastfeeding pro and working mom extraordinaire Jessica Shortall is a</i> working mom with a career dedicated to the intersection of business and doing …

Motherhood

Marriage Isn't Picture-Perfect: Getting Rid Of The Perfection Expectation –

I think the key to a happy marriage is to get rid of the picture in your head of what a happy marriage should look like. Just erase it — permanently. …

Relationships

“Forest Bathing”: Stress-Reducer, Immune-Booster, and Artistic Inspiration

Research into Japanese “forest bathing” offers a new and interesting take on the conventional wisdom that exposure to nature reduces stress. The term …

Forests

How a Cartoon Mom Became My Parenting Idol

When it came to choosing a mothering style, I wound up going full-on tiger—Daniel Tiger, that is.<p>Leaving the playground after almost an hour of playtime sounds like an easy enough task—unless, like me, you have a two-year-old determined to set a world record for turns on the slide.<p>"Joey, time to go …

Parenting

Tokyo on a budget: TripAdvisor reveals how to visit one of the world's most expensive cities for less than £1,500 (including flights) and still stay in highly-rated hotels

• <b>Tokyo was revealed as the second most expensive city after New York</b>• <b><br>The city has many highly-rated hotels to suite those travelling on a budget</b>• <b><br>There's</b> …

'I thought people wouldn't take me seriously because I was a nurse starting a business'

FOR THE PAST seven years, I worked as a nurse. It was all I had known until last year when I started taking baby steps towards leaving that world …

Rio Olympics: Athletes welcomed with condoms, air conditioning

<b>Rio de Janeiro (CNN) —</b> With a record number of condoms allocated and air-conditioners in every bedroom, Rio's athletes village starts welcoming Olympians on Sunday.<p>The new apartment towers built to house 11,000 athletes and 6,000 coaches during Rio's Games are being called basic, even austere.<p>But …

Rio Olympics

Pay attention when your child shows signs of anxiety, depression

More than 1 in 10 children ages 12 to 17 suffered from at least one episode of major depression in 2014, according to the National Institute of …

A World Mapped According To Wealth Looks Very Different

Any map of the world shows what it looks like by land size.<p>They simply don't capture how much power individual countries wield, financially or …

Transform An Old Men's Dress Shirt Into A Toddler's Dress

If you have a dress shirt that's on the way out, or has seen better days, you can transform it into an adorable dress for a toddler or small child …

Sewing

Children who practice this hobby are more likely to be successful as adults

Sure, pulling out a lively rendition of "Chopsticks" could be a fun party trick (we wouldn't bet on it, though).<p>But more importantly, psychological research shows that music lessons are associated with various measures of success like intelligence, academic achievement, and grit.<p>Here are a few …

Get your toddler to bed at this time to cut risk of obesity in teenage years

Here’s another incentive for tucking your kids into bed at a decent hour: new research suggests preschoolers who have a solid sleep schedule are “far …

The Top 5 Lessons I've Learned After Reading 500+ Self-Help Books

By the time I was 15 years old, my mom, sister, and I had moved homes at least 25 times. My father was an alcoholic. I was getting government-paid school lunches and had a weekend job at a local bakery. I was not surrounded by much ambition or inspiration.<p>But I knew the life I was given was …

Dos And Don'ts Of Grandparenting

Grandparenting should be filled with joy; often a long-awaited pleasure. However, your adult children who have become parents may be struggling with this new relationship. What works and what doesn't when it comes to keeping a positive rapport with the parents and fostering a bond with the …

How I Started a Mega-Successful Company at 26—Without a Business Plan

Alyssa Wasko of Donni Charm on how she took a side gig all the way to the top.<p>If Thomas Edison regarded failure as figuring out 10,000 ways that don't work, Alyssa Wasko of Donni Charm is even *more* chill when things don't go her way. Not that she's even close to getting on ol' Tommy's level …

Entrepreneurship

These Books Should Be on Your Summer Reading List

Oh, summer. It’s the season of taking vacations, going to the beach, having picnics in the park, and generally slowing down to savor the warmth and …

Move Over, Macarons: Luxury Eclairs Are The Latest Dessert Trend

Every few years, there is a new trend in the pastry world. A decade ago, it was cupcakes, whose superiority was challenged by whoopie pies. Then, macarons (the round French kind, not the coconut ones) popped up everywhere from elegant bakeries to local corner shops.<p>Now, the macaron is about to be …

The 7 Essentials of Becoming a Better Cook

Get these starter tips down, and you're already on your way to becoming a better cook.<p></head>I'll never be the best cook on staff at <i>Bon Appétit</i>. I cover restaurants and food culture—code for the fact that I eat out <i>constantly</i>. I post up at restaurants for as many as six nights a week. When my body …

Cooking

Universities must enter the digital age or risk facing irrelevance | The Star

If there is one institution due for innovation, it’s the university. It’s time for a deep debate on how universities function in a networked society. …

Luxurious Over-the-Sea Bungalows Come to Mexico

I haven’t convinced my wife yet of the virtues of cruising (she’s a bit of a germophobe), but she’ll willingly admit that one of the most pitch-perfect travel marketing campaigns of the past year is from Viking River Cruises, whose James Bond-accented narrator caresses you through the exclusive …